Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Miss Forbes' Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MISS FORBES' REEL (R4x48) 4C set Dances Collected by Miss Milligan

1- 8 1s set twice to 2L, set twice to 2M
9-16 1s dance Figs of 8 round 2s+3s on own sides (dancing between 2s to start)
17-24 1s and 4s advance (down/up), set, circle 4H round to left ending in 2nd/3rd places
25-32 2s and 3s repeat all ending in original places
33-40 1s+2M dance RH across; 1s+3M dance LH across
41-48 1s+4L dances RH across and 1s turn 2H to 4th places

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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