The Fireworks Reel
Scottish Country Dance InstructionTHE FIREWORKS REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Anselm Lingnau My Strathspey Dances
1- 8 1s cross RH and cast 1 place, 1s dance ½ figures of 8 (1L round 2s, 1M round 3s) and end facing 1st corners
9-12 1s set moving out between corners (as in Hello-Goodbye setting) and 1s turn LH to face 1st corners
13-16 1s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners and end facing 2nd corners
17-24 1s repeat bars 9-16 with 2nd corners and end 2nd place opposite sides. (3)(1)(2)
25-32 1s dance ½ reel of 3 on opposite sides (1M in and down, 1L in and up), 1s dance ½ reel of 3 across (1M with 2s and 1L with 3s)
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
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Dance Instruction VideosThe Fireworks Reel - Scottish Country Dancing Instruction Video
Dance InformationThis dance was dedicated to Eva Krüger (née Thiemann), on the occasion of her wedding to Björn in 2009.
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