Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Round Reel Of Six

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

Round Reel of Six
Maggie and Duncan Keppie   Haliburton School Of Arts SCD Book 1: Tenth Anniversary Book
3x40 bar Jig
3-couple dance in triangular set

  1-8   WOMEN AROUND THE SET: women cast behind partner and dance clockwise around the set back to place;

  9-16 MEN AROUND THE SET: men cast behind partner and dance anticlockwise around the set back to place ending facing partner;

17-32 ½ GRAND CHAIN AND SET, AND REPEAT: starting with partner, all dance 3 hands of Grand Chain and set to partner, continue Grand Chain to original place and set to partner;

33-40 WOMEN IN and OUT, MEN IN and OUT: women advance into center and retire, then men advance into center, and pulling left shoulder back, dance out to man's place to the left of original place (beginners may use walking steps in this phrase).

Repeat twice.

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

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