Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Flight Of The Teale

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE FLIGHT OF THE TEALE (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Stewart Adam Dunedin Dances Book 6

1- 8 1s+2s set, 1s cast while 2s dance up; 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 down round 3s
9-16 Mirror reels of 3 on sides (6 bars), 1s dance in/up, 2s out/down. Bars 15-16: 1s+2s change places RH on side while 3s cross RH. End (1)2(3) with Men facing out
17-28 1s+2s+3s dance path of 3 couple Schiehallion reel:
   17-18 Ladies dance ½ way across touching RH, 3L to 1L's place, 2L to 2M's place, 3L to 1L's place while
   Men loop out to 1 place clockwise round, 1M to 2L's place, 2M to 1M's place, 3M to 3M's place
   19-20 Men dance ½ way across touching RH, 1M to 2M's place, 2M to 3L's place, 3M to 1L's place while
   Ladies loop out to 1 place clockwise round, 1L to 3M's place, 2L to 1M's place, 3L to 2L's place
   21-28 Repeat 17-20 twice more to end as in Bar 16. (1)2(3)
29-32 1s+2s change places RH on side while 3s cross to own side RH; 1s cross LH to 2nd place own side. 213

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



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