Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Greenburn Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE GREENBURN REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Brodie Book

1- 8 1s cross down (each couple cross down as they reach top place) and dance reflection reels of 3 on sides
9-16 1s ½ turn RH, lead down while 2s cast to top, 1L followed by partner casts up behind 3M and crosses to end 2nd place own side
17-24 1s dance RH across with 3L, 1s about turn and dance RH across with 2M ending with 1s in prom hold facing 3M
25-32 1s dance diagonal LSh reel of 3 with 3M+2L with 1L completing reel to end 2nd place own side while 1M dances ¾ reel and casts round 2M

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

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