Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Derek's Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DEREK'S REEL (R5x32) 5C Sq.Set
5s facing - L with back to 2s

1- 8 1s+2s+3s+4s circle 8H round and back while 5s turn RH and LH
9-16 5M dances reel of 3 with 1s+2s (in prom hold) giving LSh to 2s while 5L dances with 3s+4s giving LSh to 3s
17-24 5M dances R&LH across with 1s+2s while 5L dances R&LH across with 3s+4s
25-32 5s ½ turn RH to face 3s, set, 2s+3s change places RH and 3s set in centre while 1s+2s+5s+4s dance on 1 place clockwise

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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