Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Reels Aplenty

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

REELS APLENTY (S3x32) 3C Tom Hall Banchory SCD Club

1- 8 1s set, cast (2s step up) and finish in prom hold facing 2L; 1s dance ½ diagonal reel with 2nd corners (RSh to 2L to start)
9-12 1L dances ½ RSh reel of 3 with 1st corners (RSh to 2M to start) while 1M dances down and casts up round 3L to 2nd place on opposite side
13-16 1s take prom hold and dance ½ RSh reel of 3 with 2nd corners (RSh to 2L in 3M's place to start)
17-20 1M dances ½ LSh reel of 3 with 1st corner positions (LSh to 3L in 1M's place to start) while 1L dances down and casts up into 2nd place own side
21-24 1L+2s (at top) and 1M+3s (at bottom) dance RH across, 1s finish in 2nd place own side
25-32 1s and 3s dance The Bourrel:-
' 25-28 1M+3L set advancing, ¾ turn 2H and twirl to end BtoB (Lady facing up and Man down) while partners chase anticlockwise to face partner
' 29-32 1s and 3s set to partners and turn 2H to own sides having changed places. 231

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

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