Scottish Country Dance InstructionFour-Handed Reel
Maggie and Duncan Keppie Gaelic College SCD Book 5: A Dozen More
64 bars Strathspey + 64 bars Reel
2-couple dance, woman on right of partner
1-8 CIRCLE AND BACK
9-16 GLASGOW HIGHLANDERS SETTING to partner, women pulling right shoulder back on even numbered bars;
17-24 CROSSING: women cross over passing right shoulders (bars 9-10), men cross over passing right shoulders (bars 11-12), repeat back to original places;
25-32 TURNS: turn partner once round with right hand and then with left hand;
33-64 REPEAT bars 1-32 with different Highland Step on bars 41-48, and turn opposite on bars 57-64;
1-64 REPEAT bars 1-64 in reel tempo using Set and Spring Points and another Highland Step on bars 9-16 and 41-48, respectively, and Tulloch Turn in bars 25-32 and 57-64.
(Dance crib compiled by the devisers, Maggie and Duncan Keppie)
Additional search terms: 4 Handed.