Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Piper's Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE PIPER'S REEL (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Dances collected by Miss Milligan

1- 8 1s set, cast (2s step up); 1s set, 1M casts down round 3M while 1L casts up round 2L and to end 1M between 3s facing 3L, 1L between 2s facing 2M
9-16 1L sets to and turns 2M, sets to and turns 2L while 1M sets to and turns 3L, sets to and turns 3M
17-24 1s turn 1st corner RH, partner LH, 2nd corner RH, partner LH to end in 2nd place own side
25-32 2s+1s+3s set twice and turn partner RH. 213

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

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