Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Roddy's Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

RODDY'S REEL (R4x32) 4C set Ian Barbour

1- 8 1s and 4s turn RH, cast in 1 place and dance LH across
9-16 2s+1s also 3s+4s dance RH across and dance ½ reels of 4 on sides
17-24 3s+4s also 1s+2s dance RH across ending in lines across (3M+4L also 1M+2L BtoB, Man facing Man) and dance ½ reel of 4 across but centre persons end same place (beside partner 4 facing 4)
25-32 All Set&Link in tandem (each couple dancing as one) on to sides to (4)32(1), 1s+4s dance RH across while 3s+2 chase ½ way. 2413

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

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