Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Ross Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ROSS REEL (J8x32) 3C (4C set) H Thomson Herefordshire 40th Anniv

1- 8 1s+2s set and dance ½ RH across, set and dance ½ LH across
9- 16 1s cross RH and cast 1 place, cross LH and cast to meet below 3s then lead up to face 1st corners
17-24 1s set and turn 1st corners 2H to face 2nd corners, set and turn 2nd corners 2H ending 2nd place opposite sides
25-32 2s+1s+3s Adv&Ret, 1s turn RH 1½ times to own sides.

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

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