Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Snowdonia Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE SNOWDONIA REEL (R4x32) 4C set Jean Shaw

1- 8 1s and 4s set, cast in 1 place and circle 4H round to left
9-16 1s+4s set, dance ½ RH across, set and cross RH while 2s and 3s set, turn RH (4 bars) and set
17-24 1L followed by 4L dance down behind 3L and up to the middle 2nd/3rd place opposite side while 4M followed by 1M dance out behind 2M and down to 3rd/2nd places, 1s+4s dance ½ R&L
25-32 All Adv&Ret and 2s+4s also 1s+3s circle 4H round to left. 2413

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

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Snowdonia is a region in north Wales and a national park of 823 square miles (2,130 km2) in area. It was the first to be designated of the three National Parks in Wales, in 1951.

Snowdonia Image
Llyn Llydaw From Crib Goch

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