Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Esther's Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ESTHER'S REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C Set) May Macfarlane Tayside Collection 1983-2003

1- 8 1s Adv&Ret, 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s. (1)23
9-16 1s dance ½ reels of 3 on opposite sides (1s dance in and down to start); 1s cross RH, cast up 1 place and cross to face 1st corner (2s step down 15-16)
17-24 1s dance ½ diagonal RSh reel of 4; 1s pass RSh to dance ½ reel with 2nd corners and finish on opposite sides. (2)(1)(3)
25-32 2s+1s+3s Adv&Ret; All turn partners 1½ RH. 213

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

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