Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Iain Nixon's Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

IAIN NIXON'S REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Ian Barbour Repeat Prescription

1- 8 1s+2s dance ½ double Fig of 8 (1s cross down, 2s dance up); 1s+2s change places on sides (LH Ladies' side and RH Men's side), 1s+3s change places on sides (RH Ladies' side and LH Men's side)
9-16 1s+3s dance ½ double Fig of 8 (1s cross down, 3s dance up); 1s+3s change place on sides (RH Ladies' side and LH Men's side), 1s+2s change place on sides (LH Ladies' side and RH Men's side), 2s end facing out and up
17-24 1s dance reflection reels 3 on own sides (1s dance in to start) with 2s and 3s crossing at top to own sides. 1s end 2nd place
25-32 1s+3s dance LH across once round; 2s+1s dance RH across once round

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



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