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 and dance reflection reels of 3 on sides, 2s end facing out. (1)23
9-16 1s ½ turn RH, lead down while 2s cast to top; 1L, closely followed by partner, casts up behind 3M and crosses towards 2nd place Ladies' side
17-24 1s+3L dance RH across, 1s about turn and with 1M leading, dance RH across with 2M, ending with 1s in prom hold facing 3M
25-32 1s+3M+2L dance diagonal LSh reel of 3 (LSh to 3M). 1L completes reel to end 2nd place own side while 1M dances ¾ reel and casts round 2M to 2nd place own side. 213

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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