Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

John Henderson's Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

JOHN HENDERSON'S REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) John A Johnston Jig Time 1

1- 8 1s set, cast (2s step up) and turn RH
9-16 1s+3s dance "Espagnole". 231
17-24 2s+3s+1s Set&Rotate for 3 couples
   Set&Rotate singly and chase clockwise to form lines of 3 across (Men facing down and Ladies up), all change places RH with partner and chase clockwise to own sides
25-32 3s+2s ½ turn partner RH, 3s+2s dance ½ RH across; 1s+2s ½ turn partner RH, 1s+2s dance ½ RH across. 213

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

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