Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

A Reel Wheel Chase

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

A Reel Wheel Chase
Maggie and Duncan Keppie   Haliburton School Of Arts SCD Book 7:
4/5x32 bar Jig
Couple facing couple around the Room

  1-8   REEL OF 3: dance a reel of 3 with opposite person and the next person beyond ending with an extra ¼ loop to finish facing partner in a line of four across the dance (women end back-to-back, men at the end of line of 4);

  9-16 REEL OF 4: dance a reel of 4 ending in one place around the square (on bars 15- 16 dancers starting the reel of 4 back-to-back dance straight across to partners' original place AS those starting at the end of reel of 4 dance an extra ¼ loop ending in opposites' place);

17-24 WHEELS: dance hands across with right hands and back with left hands (end facing anticlockwise);

25-32 SET, PROMENADE, AND SET: set to partner, promenade partner halfway anticlockwise around the opposite couple to end facing next couple around the room, and set to them.

Repeat with next couple.

(Dance Crib compiled by the devisers, Maggie and Duncan Keppie)

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