Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Selkirk Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SELKIRK REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Ed Stern Let's All Dance

1- 8 1s dance Fig of 8 on own sides dancing between 2s to start
9-16 1s dance down for 3 bars, dance back to top and cast to 2nd place (2s step up 7-8). End 2s facing 1s on sides, couples nearer hands joined
17-24 1s form arch and dance up, 2s dance under. 1s+2s turn toward partner to change direction. Repeat arches and changes 3 more times, the couple in 2nd place making the arch
25-32 2s+1s dance R&L

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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