Hand-In-Hand Reel Of Three
The Hand-in-hand reel of three
is a Reel of three
in which one or more of the three Reeling Dancers
is replaced by two Dancers
, with Nearer hands
joined, who follow the path of that single Dancer
in the basic Reel of three
. When a pair of Dancers
reaches an End
of the Reel
, they release Nearer hands
, Turn on the spot halfway
individually (Pulling right shoulder back
if the loop is clockwise, Pulling left shoulder back
if it is anticlockwise) and Take hands
again unless the Reel Finishes
at that point.
Bars 9-16 of the Scottish Country Dance, Together in Kippo, shows the most common version with a pair of Dancers in every Position of the Reel of three; in this dance, the Reel has its axis on the Centre line of The set and the Figure is performed in Strathspey tempo.
Here are some other Scottish Country Dances in which the term, Hand-in-hand reel of three
, is used in the Dance instructions
Taobh Ri Taobh
Dance Video Clip Which Demonstrates Hand-In-Hand Reel Of Three
Hand-In-Hand Reel Of Three Video Clip
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Additional search terms: Tandem reel of 3.