The Reel of the Transvaal Scottish

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Dance details

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Name: The Reel of the Transvaal Scottish Type: Reel Times & Bars: 8 X 32
Set: 4 Couple Longwise Minimum couples required 3
Devised by: Aad Boode Year[1] 2002
Published in:
Music: The Reel of the Transvaal Scottish, by Bill Clement.


Dance instructions

1 - 4 1st couple dance a half figure of eight round 2nd couple.
5 - 8 1st couple, giving left hand, cross below 2nd couple (who step up), then 1st man casts down and 1st woman casts up to finish 1st man between 3rd couple facing up and 1st woman between 2nd couple facing down.
9 - 16 1st couple dance a half petronella to finish 1st man between 2nd couple and 1st woman between 3rd couple.
17 - 22 Reels of three across the dance. 1st couple, turning to the left, give left shoulder to begin the reel.
23 - 24 1st couple turn each other ¾ round giving right hand, to finish in 2nd place.
25 - 32 2nd and 1st couples dance rights & lefts.

Notes

Dance devised by Aad L.M. Boode, Dublin, 2002.

References & Footnotes

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