Cumberland Reel

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Dance details

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Name: Cumberland Reel Type: Jig Bars: 32
Set: 4 couple longwise (3 couple dance) Devised by: Unknown
Published in: Unknown
Own music: Unknown Suggested music: Unknown

Dance instructions

1 - 8 1s & 2s right hand wheel then left hand wheel.
9 - 16 1s lead down the middle and up again.
17 - 24 1s (followed by the 2s, 3s & 4s) cast behind their own line to the bottom of the set and back up the middle to their own place.
25 - 32 2s, 3s & 4s join both hands with their partner and make an arch. 1s dance down through the arch to 4th place (others step up).

Notes

1s may swing at the bottom after they go through the arch.