Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Lesley Nixon's Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

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

1- 8 1s+2s Set and Rotate:-
' Set, rotate singly and dance on 1 place clockwise, change places RH on sides and dance on 1 place to own sides (1s in 2nd place)
9-16 1s turn 3s on sides (M-LH, L-RH), 2M+1M+3M dance RH across while Ladies dance LH across ending with 2s also 3s BtoB in centre facing own sides and 1s in 2nd place on side facing in
17-24 2s+1s+3s dance Inverted Double Triangles (all set and 2s and 3s dance around each to set on other side) ending all on own sides
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round to left turn left about and circle 6H back to right

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

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