Dance Sixteensome Reel 6130

Also known as “Double Eightsome Reel”.

Reel · 464 bars · 8 couples · Square   (Progression: OnceOnly)

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Intensity
no bar count made = 62% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change, Slip-Step, Tulloch turn
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Sixteensome Reel 8S · R464

8 couples, W on R, form square; two C to each side, all face in; «odd« C (1,3,5,7) on the R, »even« C (2,4,6,8) on the L.
Part A

1–
All Circle16 and back
9–
Sides join NH into big star RHA once round with W 1,3,5,7 in the centre, finish »odd« Cs in inner square, »even« Cs outside them
17–
All set twice to P ; Turn P BH
24-40
Concentric G Chains, 2 bars/hand, the »inner square« with PdB, »outer square« with Sk-Change

Part B

1–
in centre 1W + 5W set twice ; Tulloch turn while{8} the others Circle14 and back
9–
1W+5W set to and turn P ; 1W+6M & 5W+2M set and turn
17–
1W+1M+6M & 5W+5M+2M Opposing Reels3
25–
Repeat [1-8], using the other arm for the Tulloch turn
33–
1W+8M & 5W+4M (W with their corners) set and turn ; 1W+3M & 5W+7M set and turn
41–
1W+3M+8M & 5W+7M+4M Opposing Reels3, finish in own position

Repeat all part B with successively 2W+6W, 3W+7W, 4W+8W in centre. For the first Tulloch turn, the »odd« C use R arm, the 'even« couples L arm.
Repeat all part B with successively 1M+5M, 2M+6M, 3M+7M, 4M+8M in centre
Repeat part A

Sixteensome Reel 8S · R464

2 cpls each side of the square, RH cpl (odd numbers) are called "inside" & LH cpls (even numbers) are called "outside" cpls.

Introduction

1-8
All circle 16H round & back
9-16
"Inside" Ladies dance RH across (partners on their left) in St Andrews Cross formation with "outside" Ladies giving RH to "inside" Men to form large cross & all dance round clockwise & finish in a double circles
17-24
All set to partners twice & all turn 2H.
25-40
All dance Grand Chain (2 bars per hand) in 2 concentric circles ending in original square set places.

Dance: - 8 times through firstly with 1L+5L, then 2L+6L,3L+7L,4L+8L,1M+5M, 2M+6M, 3M+7M, 4M+8M
"Inside" Ladies (1L & 2L) in centre & in bars 1- 8, Set to each other for 4 & Turn for 4, (Reel of Tulloch), as other 14 all take hands & Dance around them:

1-8
With 1L+5L in centre of dance set 4 Bars & turn RH (as Reel of Tulloch) while the others dance 14H round & back.
9-16
1L & 5L set to & turn partners 2H, set to & turn opposite Man 6M/2M
17-24
Dance LSh reels of 3 (1L with 6M+1M & 5L with 2M+5M) 1L & 5L both end in centre as before.
25-32
1L & 5L set & turn each other LH in centre while others circle 14H round & back
33-40
1L & 5L set to & turn nearest corner Man (8M/4M), set to & turn opposite Man 3M/7M
41-48
Dance LSh reels of 3 (1L with 3M+8M & 5L with 7M+4M) & 1L & 5L retire to places as "outside" Ladies 2L & 6L go into centre.

Finale

1-40
Repeat Introduction

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Nameless Dancer
Added on: Sept. 23, 2017, 1:46 p.m.
Quality: Reasonable

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Eric Ferguson
Added on: Oct. 19, 2013, 1:04 a.m.
Quality: Informal/Social (RSCDS)

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