The Black Mountain Reel

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Dance details

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Name: The Black Mountain Reel Type: Reel Times & Bars: 5 X 32
Set: 5 Couple Longwise Minimum couples required 5
Devised by: Derek Haynes Year[1]
Published in: The Third Carnforth Collection of Scottish Country Dances
Music:


Dance instructions

1 - 8 1s & 3s cross right hand, cast off 1 place and dance a ½ figure of eight around the 2s & 4s. Finish facing 1st corners.
9 - 16 1s & 3s turn corner, partner, corner, partner to finish facing 1st corners
17 - 24 1s & 3s dance diagonal reels of 3 with 1st corners.
25 - 32 1st lady & 2s dance 3 hands across while 1st man, 3rd lady & 4s dance 4 hands across and 3rd man & 5s dance 3 hands across. 1s & 3s turn partners left hands & cast off 1 place.

Notes

References

  1. Year denotes the year in which the dance was devised or first published