Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Stirling Millennium Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

STIRLING MILLENNIUM REEL (R4x40) 4C set Alan MacPherson
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 All set, 1s and 4s turn RH ½ way while 2s+3s cross RH, 1s and 4s lead into centre and dance RH across ½ way while 2s+3s cross back RH
9-16 4s and 1s lead out of ends, cross and cast back to centre to face 1st corner positions (M face M in diagonal line), all turn LH to end 4231 (3s+1s on opposite sides)
17-24 1s dance reel of 3 with 3M (3M+1M give LSh and 1L dances up to give RSh to partner) as 4s dance similarly with 2M all loop round to end 4213
25-32 1s dance similar reel of 3 with 3L as 4s dance with 2L all loop round to end 2413
33-40 All advance and retire and turn RH

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

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