Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Glasgow Skye Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

GLASGOW SKYE REEL (R4x32) 4C set Alice McLean Laurieston Collection 2
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1L+2L set, cross passing partner RSh and chase clockwise to own sides to change places similarly 3L+4L dance likewise
9-16 1M+2M set, cross passing partner LSh and chase anticlockwise to own sides to change places while 3M+4M dance likewise
17-24 2s+1s also 4s+3s dance LH across, 1M+4M change places RH, 1L+4L change places LH
25-32 All dance RSh reels of 4 on sides (1s+4s pass RSh at end)

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

Dance Information

This dance, Glasgow Skye Reel, is from the Laurieston Collection of dances by Alice McLean. Laurieston is a district in the Gorbals area situated south of the River Clyde, in the Scottish city of Glasgow, the largest city in Scotland.

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