Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Sandy Nixon's Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SANDY NIXON'S REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Ian Barbour Repeat Prescription

1- 8 1s and 3s set and cross RH, 2s dance RH across (Man with 1s and Lady with 3s)
9-16 Continue RH across ¾ round to end 123 on opposite sides, 1s+2s+3s turn partners RH 1½ times to end in centre facing down
17-24 1s+2s+3s lead down middle for 2, ¾ turn partners RH, set with Ladies turning under Man's arm to face up and dance up in line - M following L
25-32 1s cast to 2nd place own side while 2s lead to top and cast while 3s dance to own place and all dance reel of 3 on own side. 213

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

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