Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Daniela's Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DANIELA'S REEL A reel for three couples in a four couple set.

1-8 1st and 2nd couples rights and lefts.
9-16 1st couple lead down the middle and back. Finish in 1st place in middle of set and 2nd couple steps in.
17-24 1st couple and 2nd couple dance a poussette. 2nd couple finish in 1st place while 1st couple finish by passing left to face 1st corners.
25-32 1st couple set to 1st corners, set to partner, set to 2nd corners, set to partner (6 bars). 1st couple ¾ turn LH to finish on opposite sides.
32-40 All three couples set. 1st couple dance La Baratte.

Repeat, having passed a couple.

(Dance crib compiled by the deviser, Richard Francis, for the Unit 5 Class at Summer School, July 2013)

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

This dance has been devised for Daniela Schroder from Hamburg in Germany. Daniela requested all the formations above in quicktime.

(Dance information by the deviser, Richard Francis, 2013)

Published in Class of '13, Richard Francis, reproduced here with the kind permission of the deviser, Richard Francis, 2023.

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