Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Gordon Young's Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

GORDON YOUNG'S REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Ian Barbour Magic Medicine

1- 8 2s dance RH across (Man with 2s and Lady with 3s) continue RH across and 2M followed by 1s dances down Ladies' side to 3rd place while 2L followed by 3s dance up Men's side to top
9-16 1s+2s+3s dance 3 couple R&L for 8 bars to end (3)2(1)
17-24 1s cross RH, cast to top (own sides) while 3s turn RH 1½ times to face down, 1s turn RH into 2nd place (2s move up) while 3s dance down and loop into original places
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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

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