Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Michigan Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE MICHIGAN REEL (R4x32) 4C set John S Trew Martello Tower 1

1- 8 All advance and retire and dance DoSiDo with partner
9-16 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance R&L
17-24 All dance RSh reels of 4 on sides
25-32 1s dance down to 4th place, others step up on bars 27-28 and all turn partner RH

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

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Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes and Midwestern regions of the United States. Its name originates from the Ojibwe word mishigamaa, meaning "large water" or "large lake".

With a population of just under 10 million, Michigan is the tenth most populous of the 50 United States, with the 11th most extensive total area, and is the largest state by total area east of the Mississippi River.

Michigan's capital is Lansing, and its largest city is Detroit. Metro Detroit is among the nation's most populous and largest metropolitan economies.

Renaissance Center, Detroit, Michigan

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