The Gannochy Reel
Scottish Country Dance InstructionTHE GANNOCHY REEL (R4x32) 4C set John Drewry Bankhead Book 4
1- 8 All dance RSh reels of 4 on sides
9-16 1M and 2L passing RSh dance round LSh partner, pass each other RSh back to original places, 3M and 4L repeat
17-24 Top 3 Ladies change places LH with bottom 3 Men, top 3 on Men's side change place RH with bottom 3 on Ladies' side. Repeat to end 4321 opposite side
25-32 3s+2s Set&Link, 4s+2s also 3s+1s set and circle 4H ½ way to left. 2413
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Dance Instruction VideosThe Gannochy Reel - Scottish Country Dancing Instruction Video
Dance InformationGannochy is a village on the river North Esk, 7 miles due north of Brechin, about halfway between Dundee and Aberdeen in Scotland.
River North Esk At Gannochy Bridge
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