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The Reel Of Mey

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THE REEL OF MEY (J8x48) 3C (4C set) George Smail RSCDS Book 22

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast to 2nd place (2s step up), 2s+1s dance RH across
9-16 1s cross LH, cast to 3rd place (3s step up), 3s+1s dance LH across
17-24 1s dance up to top, cast 1 place on own side, dance down between 3s and cast up to face 1st corners (3s step down)
25-32 1s dance reel of 4 with 1st corners and dance round each other passing RSh to end facing 2nd corners
33-40 1s dance reel of 4 with 2nd corners and end in 2nd places own sides
41-48 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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


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