Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Preparation Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

PREPARATION REEL (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Terry Harvey

1- 8 1s set, cast and dance RH across with 3s
9-16 1s cross down between 3s, cast up to 2nd place opposite side and turn RH 1ΒΌ times to 1L facing up with 1M behind her
17-24 1L followed by partner dances reel of 3 across with 2s (RSh to 2L) to end in 2nd place own sides
25-32 1s dance RSh reels of 3 on sides giving RSh to 3s

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

Perhaps named as preparation for the dance The Cranberry Tart by Terry Glasspool.

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