The Reel of Mey

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Name: The Reel of Mey Type: Slow 6/8 Bars: 48
Set: 4 Couple longwise (3 couple dance) Devised by: George Smail
Published in: RSCDS Book 22

RSCDS Book 22 (pocket edition, No 1, page 7), 1984

Own music: Unknown Suggested music: N/A

Dance instructions

1 - 4 1s cross right hand and cast to 2nd place.
5 - 8 1s & 2s dance 4 hands across (right hand) once round.
9 - 12 1s cross left hand and cast to 3rd place.
13 - 16 1s & 3s dance 4 hands across (left hand) once round.
17 - 24 1s dance up to top, cast to 2nd place, dance down between 3s, cast up to 2nd place and cross to 1st corner.
25 - 32 1s dance a reel of 4 with their 1st corners, 1s finish by passing right shoulder to face 2nd corner.
33 - 40 1s dance a reel of 4 with their 2nd corners, 1 finish in 2nd place on their own sides.
41 - 48 2s, 1s & 3s dance 6 hands round and back.

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