Scottish Country Dance InstructionMaggie's Medley
Maggie and Duncan Keppie Gaelic College SCD Book 4: A Reel Dozen
Medley S64 + R64 bars 4 Couple Repeat 4 Couple Set Square Set
1-8 LADIES' CHAIN: all dance a ladies' chain, women dancing right hands across halfway through the middle to turn the opposite man by the left hand, and repeat back to place ending facing corner;
9-16 CIRCULAR REELS OF 4: all dance reel of 4 around the square (start by passing corner by the right shoulder, the next person by the left shoulder and the next person by the right shoulder; then turn to come back passing right, left and right shoulders) (end by pulling right shoulder back to face partner);
17-24 GLASGOW HIGHLANDERS SETTING to partner;
25-28 TURN: all turn partner 1¾ times with the right hand;
29-32 WOMEN WHEEL: women dance left hands across once round ending back-to-back in the middle);
33-40 MEN SET: men set to women with a Highland step;
41-44 TURN: all turn partner 1½ times round with right hands;
45-48 MEN'S WHEEL: men dance left hands across once round ending back-to-back in the middle;
49-56 WOMEN SET: women set to men with a Highland step;
57-64 PROMENADE: all promenade around the set ending in original places.
65-124 Repeat bars 1-64 in reel tempo.
(Dance crib compiled by the devisers, Maggie and Duncan Keppie)
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