Dance Lord MacLay's Reel 3941

Also known as “Lord McLay's Reel” (unofficial).

Reel · 40 bars · 4 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 2341)

Devised by
Doris Robertson (1954)
Intensity
8008 8888 8888 8888 8000 = 75% (1 turn), 75% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Highland, Skip-Change, Slip-Step
Published in
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Lord MacLay's Reel 4/4L · R40

1–
1c+4c cross RH and cast to middle positions (2c+3c step to ends) ; 1c+4c RHA, finish in lines across facing up, 1c/4c between 2c/3c
9–
All Pas de Basque & Coupé R and L ; repeat
17–
1c+2c & 3c+4c Reels4 across (to 1,2,3,4)
25–
All circle8 and back
33–
1c cross RH | cast off ; cross LH | cast to bottom (2c+3c+4c up) (2,3,4,1)

Lord MacLay's Reel 4/4L · R40

1-8
1s+4s cross RH, cast 1 place down/up (2s+3s step up/down) & dance RH across ending 1s between 2s & 4s between 3s all facing up
9-16
All PdB coupe 4 times (popular version - All coupe PdB 4 times)
17-24
1s+2s also 3s+4s dance RSh reels of 4 across finishing by dancing to original places 1 2 3 4
25-32
All circle 8H round & back
33-40
1s cross RH (2s do not step up), cast to 2nd place, cross LH & cast to bottom (2s+3s+4s step up bars 39-40)

Note: Guide to SCD has bars 33-40 1s cross RH, cast 1 place, cross RH again & cast to bottom place

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20160815 - Edinburgh Stockbridge House Summer Dance 2016-08-15 Zsofia Jozsef July 28, 2016, 3:25 p.m.
NY branch 14 April 2016-04-14 Deborah Leary April 13, 2016, 4:02 p.m.
Richmond ~ 180530 Dance 2018-05-30 James Wilson May 25, 2018, 12:18 p.m.
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Oldenburg 2018-05-09 2018-05-09 Judith Kowalczik April 24, 2018, 7:42 p.m.
Hamburg Ball (Saturday) 2014 Narhalla Dancers May 27, 2014, 4:53 p.m.
Berkhamsted Highland Ball 2017 2017-02-11 Robert Baker-Glenn Oct. 22, 2016, 9:26 p.m.
Berko 65th Ball_11th Feb 2017 Sarah B. Dec. 11, 2016, 7:21 p.m.
RSCDS AGM 2017 Saturday Ball 2017-11-04 Sue Ronald Oct. 3, 2017, 5:43 p.m.
Perth AGM 2017 - Saturday 2017-11-04 Adrian Dickin Oct. 22, 2017, 4:52 p.m.
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Fleet 2013-04-13 Spring Apprentices' Dance 2013-04-13 David McQuillan March 14, 2013, 12:49 a.m.
Castle Club with Alan Ross 2016-01-09 Kate Kinnear Jan. 5, 2016, 2:17 p.m.
Newark Charity Ball 09 Dec 2016 (FRIDAY) 2016-12-09 John Aitken Oct. 26, 2016, 12:58 p.m.
Forres Sumer Social 2016-08-08 Regina Freinbichler July 29, 2016, 10:32 a.m.
171104 RSCDS AGM 2017 - Saturday Ball 2017-11-04 Martina Mueller-Franz May 11, 2017, 5:03 p.m.
NY Branch 28 April 2016-04-28 Deborah Leary April 26, 2016, 11:27 p.m.
Waltham End-of-term Social 2016-04-28 John Aitken April 20, 2016, 12:40 p.m.
Calgary St Andrew-Caledonian Society Ball 2018 2018-11-24 Gail Michener Nov. 15, 2018, 11:20 p.m.
Berlin 30th Anniversary Ball 2004 2004-11-06 Cord Walter May 18, 2015, 5:40 p.m.
Bedford SDG 2017-03-12 Supper Dance 2017-03-12 Keith Rose Jan. 11, 2017, 9:26 p.m.
Coaltown of Balgonie SCD 2017-03-17 Bill O'Donnell March 16, 2017, 10:58 a.m.
Berkhamsted Highland Ball 2015-02-14 Jane Rose Jan. 25, 2015, 5:47 p.m.
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