Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Derek's Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DEREK'S REEL (R5x32) 5C Sq.Set
5s in centre facing each other, Lady with back to 2s, Man with back to 4s

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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