Dance The Reel of Glamis 5520

Also known as “The Clever Lad”.

Strathspey · 32 bars · 2 couples · Longwise - 4

Devised by
Jno Johnson (18C) (1748)
Intensity
62 62 44 84 = 56% (1 turn), 39% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
Published in
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The Reel of Glamis 2/4L · S32

1–
1M+2W Turn BH, to places ; 1c Turn BH
9–
1W sets twice to 2M ; 1c turn BH
17–
1M+2W change places RH ; 1W+2M repeat (2x,1x)
25–
2c+1c Ret {1}, Adv {1} | cross RH ; 1c dance to top and cast to 2pl (2,1)

The Reel of Glamis 2/4L · S32

1-8
1M turns 2L with 2H then turns partner 2H
9-16
1L sets twice to 2M then turns partner 2H
17-24
1M+2L change places RH, 1L+2M change places RH
25-32
2s+1s Retire+Advance 2 steps then cross RH to own sides, 1s dance up & cast to 2nd place

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NameDateOwnerLast changed
17 01 28 Bournemouth 2017-01-28 Chris Pratt Jan. 3, 2017, 9:52 p.m.
Vancouver Lady Aberdeen Tea Dance 1942-02-28 Andy Peterson April 14, 2018, 5:59 p.m.

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