Dance The Blackwater Reel 9562

Reel · 32 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 213)

Devised by
Alan Davis (1997)
Intensity
888 888 888 888 = 100% (1 turn), 75% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
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The Blackwater Reel 3/4L · R32

1–
1c+2c+3c ½ RH turn | twirl R to opposite place ; chase clw half round (3,2,1)
9–
3c+2c ½ R&L while{4} 1c cross RH and set ; 3c+1c ½ R&L while{4} 2c cross RH and set (to 2,1,3)
17–
Teapots R (pass Rsh) ; Teapots L, 2c+3c finish facing out
25–
Mirror Reels3 on the sides, joining hands where possible, 1c starts in and up

The Blackwater Reel 3/4L · R32

1-8
1s+2s+3s 1/2 turn partners RH & twirl right to dance out to opposite sides, 1s+2s+3s chase 1/2 way round to own sides
9-16
3s+2s (top 2 couples) dance 1/2 R&L as 1s cross RH & set, 3s+1s dance 1/2 R&L as 2s cross RH & set
17-24
1s dance RH across (Man with 3s & Lady with 2s), 1s Pass RSh & dance LH across with other couple
25-32
2s+1s+3s dance reflection reels of 3 on sides (1s dance in & up to start)

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Munich Ball 27 May 2012 2012-05-27 Anselm Lingnau May 14, 2012, 9:54 p.m.
2018 Gosford Opening Social 2018-02-24 Arthur Kingsland Feb. 14, 2019, 4:38 p.m.
SA_2017Week3 2017-09-01 Roland Telle Sept. 2, 2017, 5:51 p.m.
St John's 2012-11-24 Ruby Anniversary Ball 2012-11-24 David McQuillan Oct. 4, 2012, 1:02 a.m.
St Columbas Monday 12 March 2018-03-12 Joan Blake March 12, 2018, 1:12 p.m.
2018-03-12 St Columba's Dancers Sarah B. Dec. 27, 2017, 5:32 p.m.
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St Columba's Dancers 1Oct18 2018-10-01 Joan Blake Sept. 28, 2018, 10:31 a.m.
Chiswick - 18 March 2018 (orig) 2018-03-18 James Wilson March 19, 2018, 8:36 a.m.
Chiswick - 18 March 2018 2018-03-18 James Wilson March 19, 2018, 8:39 a.m.
180425 Richmond 2018-04-25 Evelyn Norman April 24, 2018, 9:37 a.m.
RSCDS Book 41, The Millenium Dances 2015-09-20 Angelika Schmidkonz Sept. 20, 2015, 12:55 p.m.
2018-4-30 St Columba's Dancers Sarah B. March 22, 2018, 9:40 p.m.
2018-4-23 St Columba's Dancers Sarah B. March 22, 2018, 9:27 p.m.
St.Columbas /Pont Street/Monday evening 30/4/18 2018-04-30 alan poh April 30, 2018, 3:16 p.m.
Chiswick - 11 March 2018 2018-03-11 James Wilson March 12, 2018, 5:22 p.m.
Chiswick - 11 February 2018 (orig) 2018-02-11 James Wilson Feb. 12, 2018, 4:24 p.m.
Fleet 2018-02-24 Annual Dance 2018-02-24 David McQuillan Jan. 15, 2018, 8:18 p.m.
RSCDS Richmond (N. Yorks) December Social 2017 2017-12-01 Nameless Dancer Oct. 5, 2017, 12:03 p.m.
2018-5-21 St Columba's Dancers band night with Craigievar Sarah B. March 22, 2018, 9:51 p.m.
Chiswick - 11 February 2018 2018-02-11 James Wilson Feb. 12, 2018, 4:27 p.m.
St Columba’s band night 2018-05-21 Joan Blake May 21, 2018, 11:16 a.m.
Vancouver Golden Jubilee Ball 2015-03-21 Rachel Pusey March 8, 2015, 7:16 p.m.
Chiswick - 11 March 2018 (orig) 2018-03-11 James Wilson March 12, 2018, 5:20 p.m.
Nunspeet 2015 2015-02-07 Remco Knooihuizen Jan. 4, 2015, 1:04 p.m.
Swilcan Nunspeet Weekend 2015 Ball NL 2015-02-07 Margaret Lambourne Jan. 14, 2015, 1:46 a.m.
Guildford 2013-05-04 Spring Dance 2013-05-04 David McQuillan March 23, 2013, 1:18 a.m.
Lucy Clark SCDC Christmas Dance - 28 November 2015 2015-11-28 Jan Collings Sept. 11, 2015, 3:22 p.m.
Chiswick - 25 March 2018 Club Night 2018-03-25 James Wilson Feb. 23, 2018, 2:01 p.m.
Delft Halloween 2018 2018-10-27 Elmer de Jong Nov. 1, 2018, 11:16 p.m.
St John's 2013-11-23 Ball 2013-11-23 David McQuillan Nov. 8, 2014, 10:04 p.m.
Chiswick - 25 February 2018 (old) 2018-02-25 James Wilson Feb. 24, 2018, 9:24 p.m.
SWS 2018 2018-01-01 Margaret Chambers July 19, 2018, 12:09 p.m.

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