Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Mike Hardie's Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MIKE HARDIE'S REEL (R8x40) 3C (4C set) Ian Barbour Magic Medicine

1- 8 1s+2s set, dance RH across and 1s cast to face 1st corners
9-16 1s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners, ½ reel with 2nd corners ending with 1M between 3s (at top) facing down and 1L between 2s facing up
17-24 1s+2s+3s Set&Link for 3 twice
25-32 1s dance Figs of 8 across while 2s+3s dance R&L (1M passes 3M LSh, 1L passes 2L LSh to start) and 1s end in 2nd place on own side
33-40 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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

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