Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Onslow Village Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ONSLOW VILLAGE REEL (R4x32) 4C Set Anna Crawford Addlestone 80th
2 chords - on 2nd chord 3s and 4s cross to opposite sides

1- 8 All ½ turn partner RH, pull back RSh and cast to partner's places and face clockwise; dance ½ way round set. (4)(3)21
9-12 4s+3s also 2s+1s dance ½ R&L. 34(1)(2)
13-16 4s+1s dance ½ R&L (1M and 4M omit polite turn) to finish 1s facing up and 4s facing down. 31(4)(2)
17-24 All dance reels of 4 on the sides
25-26 All set
27-30 3s dance down to 3rd place and cast up to 2nd place own sides, while 1s set, cross RH to 3rd place on opposite sides while 4s cast up to 1st place and cross to own sides while 2s turn RH. 43(1)(2)
31-32 All set

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

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