Dance Foursome Reel 2317

The number of bars is fairly arbitrary, except that (a) the reel should be repeated the same number of times as the strathspey, and (b) the total number of times should be a multiple of two so that dancers will finish in original places, with own partners.

NameArtistAlbumMediaTrkTypeTimePaceClipTunes
The Foursome Reel Bobby Crowe and his Scottish Dance Band Book 3. Music for Twelve Traditional Dances CD+ 11 M1283:10 47.5 [S] Lady MacKenzie of Gairloch/Captain Horne/The Oyster Wives' Rant/Briodag Aim M'Omish
Foursome Reel Ron Kerr and his Scottish Dance Band Play the St. Andrew's Ball CD 8 M1362:58 41.9 Catlodge/Fiona MacLeod/Alister McDonald of Fasgadh
The Foursome Reel Jimmy Blue and his Scottish Band Favourite Scottish Dance Music Vol. 2 LP 8 M1280:00 0.0 Dora MacLeod/The Rookery
The Foursome Reel Bobby Crowe and his Scottish Dance Band Step in Time MC 3 M1282:57 44.2 Aspen Bank/The Duke of Edinburgh/McPhedran's Strathspey/Foot it Neatly/Jenny Dang the Weaver
Foursome Reel Calum Cameron Puirt-a-Beul LP 1 M1280:00 0.0 'Ille Chrubaich/Nighinn Na Cailliche/Fear A Feuge/Fhuaras am Pige Ruadh
Foursome Reel The Cavendish Dance Band Saint Andrew's Ball - Volume 1 CD 3 M1322:52 41.7
Foursome Reel Neil Barron and his Scottish Dance Band The Reel Party CD 2 M1363:06 43.8 [S] Lord Blantyre/Marketplace in Inverness/The Back of the Change House/Collie's Reel
The Foursome Reel The Colin Dewar Quartet Music for Collins Pocket Reference. Vol 2 CD 3 M1283:05 46.2 J. F. MacKenzie of Garrynahine, Stornoway/Captain Horne/The Reel of Tulloch/Roll Her On The Hill/Hey Ho! My Bonny Lass/The Ale is Dear
The Foursome Reel Auld Reekie More Capital Reels CD+ 2 M1443:05 41.1 The Marquis of Huntly's Highland Fling/Inverary Castle/Timour the Tartar/Rachel Rae/The Marquis of Tullibardine/Jock Wilson's Ball/The Reel of Tulloch
The Foursome Reel The Glencraig Scottish Dance Band Are ye askin'? - The Reel Party CD 7 M1363:07 44.0 Arniston Castle/The Walrus
The Foursome Reel William Hannah and his Band William Hannah and his Band CD 19 M641:25 0
The Foursome Reel Jim Lindsay and his Band The Black Watch Ball CD 6 M144 13:02 40.4 Aspen Bank/The Duke of Edinburgh/McPhedran's Strathspey/The Clumsy Lover
Foursome Reel, The#2317 Bobby MacLeod and his Band Highland Accordion Maestro CD 3 M1122:21 40.3 The Devil's in the Kitchen/Maggie Cameron/The Reel of Tulloch

Foursome Reel 2c · M64

Set of 2 couples, who start the dance facing each other

Strathspey

Part (can be repeated)

1–
1c+2c Reel4 across (W cross Lsh first), to finish on a line 2W, 1M, 2M, 1W across
9–
All set
17–
Repeat Reel4, again finish in a line, with W in same place and men now facing P
25–
All set

Reel

Part (is repeated the same number of times)
Dance the same figures in Reel time
Can be repeated, usually 2 times through
Often combined with reel of Tulloch

Foursome Reel 2c · M64

Strathspey

1-8
All dance reel of 4 across Ladies passing LSh in centre to start & end with Men BtoB in the middle facing opposite partners
9-16
All set
17-24
All dance reel of 4 giving RSh to opposite partner & end with Men in middle facing own partners
25-32
All set
33-48
Repeat bars 1-16

Reel

(Reel of Tulloch)

1-8
All dance round to left (many variations) & end with Men BtoB in centre facing own partners
9-16
All set
17-24
All Tulloch turn own partners & end with Ladies facing each other in centre (backs to own partner)
25-32
Ladies set
33-40
Ladies Tulloch turn & end in centre facing opposite partners
41-48
All set
49-56
All Tulloch turn opposite partners & end with Men in centre facing each other
57-64
Men set
65-72
Men Tulloch turn & end facing own partners
73-80
All set to own partners
81-88
All Tulloch turn own partners & end beside partners on opposite sides

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NameDateOwnerLast changed
Reel club 06/03/17 2017-03-06 Feb. 28, 2017, 9:34 a.m.
New List Scott Marsalis Jan. 20, 2012, 2:06 p.m.
Wimbledon ~ 150813 Social Dancing 2015-08-13 James Wilson Aug. 12, 2015, 1:30 a.m.
Wimbledon ~ 151117 Social Dancing 2015-11-17 James Wilson Nov. 13, 2015, 7:32 p.m.
Wimbledon ~ 170620 Dance 2017-06-20 James Wilson June 17, 2017, 11:54 a.m.
Royal Caledonian 2016-04-29 Christine Grove March 9, 2016, 8:02 p.m.
Wimbledon 2017_11_14 Nov. 1, 2017, 11:52 a.m.
2011 Ball Scott Marsalis Jan. 20, 2012, 2:06 p.m.
Wimbledon ~ 170110 Dance 2017-01-10 James Wilson Jan. 10, 2017, 9:15 a.m.
RHN Summer Charity Ball 26th June 2015 London 2015-06-26 Matthew Goulden June 22, 2015, 7:23 p.m.
Spring Fling Dance 2016-04-15 Raphaelle orgeret April 14, 2016, 11:20 a.m.
Friday Night Spring Fling Welcome Dance March 6, 2016, 11:01 p.m.
Newcastle Festival 2015 2015-02-14 John Riddet Feb. 13, 2015, 6:03 p.m.
Aberfeldy Highland Ball 2017-12-02 Aug. 21, 2017, 2:07 p.m.
19 to 90 Christmas Reels Party, Dunfermline 2017-12-28 John McLean Dec. 20, 2017, 12:42 p.m.
20170211 Newcastle festival 2017-02-11 Aliénor Latour Jan. 23, 2017, 12:32 p.m.
Wimbledon core and easy dances July 25, 2017, 7:55 p.m.

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