Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Eileen Kirk's Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

EILEEN KIRK'S REEL (R4x32) 4C set Pat Clark Corberry Collection 2

1- 8 1s and 4s set, cast in to 2nd/3rd place (2s and 3s step down/up). 1s+4s dance RH across
9-12 2s+1s also 4s+3s turn on sides once round (Ladies LH, Men RH)
13-16 2s+1s+4s+3s dance ½ reels of 4 on sides (Men's side RSh, Ladies' side LSh). 3412
17-24 1s dance down to 4th place while 2s cast up to 3rd place; 2s cross LH, cast up to top and cross RH to own sides (3s+4s step down 23-24)
25-32 All circle 8H round and back. 2341

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

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