Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Miss Jarvis's Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MISS JARVIS'S REEL (R4x40) 4C set Stirlingshire Branch

1- 8 1s cross RH and cast 1 place (2s step up 3-4), 1L dances LH across with 2s while 1M dances LH across with 3s. 2(1)34
9-16 1s cross RH and cast to 3rd place (3s step up 11-12), 1L+4s dance LH across while 1M+3s dance LH across. 2314
17-24 1s set and lead up to top and cast to 4th place (4s step up 19-20)
25-32 2s+3s and 4s+1s dance full reels of 4 across (2L+3M and 4L+1M pass LSh to start) 2341
33-40 All set twice, all turn RH

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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