Dance Beal's Reel 7349

Also known as “Where my Whimsey Takes Me”.

Reel · 40 bars · 5 couples · Longwise - 5   (Progression: 23451)

Devised by
Priscilla Burrage (1980)
Intensity
84400 88800 80440 80880 80008 = 48% (1 turn), 48% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Skip-Change, Slip-Step
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
"I wrote it in 1980 ...

"I wrote it in 1980 and modified it slightly in 1991. The tune is Whimsey ; and Beal enjoys Dorothy Sayers’ Peter Wimsey books, puns, and the three spellings of whimsy."

NameArtistAlbumMediaTrkTypeTimePaceClipTunes
Beal's Reel The White Cockade Scottish Country Dance Band Tartan Capers CD 10 R40 53:46 36.2 [S] Whimsey/Miskoe's Reel/Far Frae Hame

Beal's Reel 5/5L · R40

1–
1c cross RH, cast off (2c up) ; 2c+1c+3c turn P RH (2,1x,3,4,5)
9–
2c+1c+3c circle6 & back.
17–
1c cross LH | cast off 1 place (3c up) ; 3c+1c+4c turn P LH (2,3,1,4,5)
25–
1W+3c & 1M+4c Lsh Reels3{6} across, 1c lead down crossing to between 5c, M facing W, 4c finish in 3pl and 3c in 2pl (both make matching loops)
33–
1c+5c Reel4 across, (to 2,3,4,5,1)

Beal's Reel 5/5L · R40

1-8
1s cross RH, cast 1 place & 2s+1s+3s turn partners RH
9-16
2s+1s+3s circle 6H round & back
17-24
1s cross RH, cast 1 place & 3s+1s+4s turn partners LH
25-32
1L dances reel of 3 with couple above (3s) & 1M with couple below (4s) 1s end between 5s Man facing Lady
33-40
1s+5s dance reel of 4 across 1s ending in 5th place

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