Emily's Reel

8x32 reel for 3 couples in a longwise set
1-8 1C SET, TURN BH once around, and CAST down one place (2C step up on bars 5-6). All three couples SET.
9-16 Left-shoulder REELS OF 3 across the set, 1W with 2C, 1M with 3C. 1C finish facing 1st corners.
17-24 1C dance HALF DIAGONAL REEL OF 4 with 1st corners, pass each other by left-shoulder, and dance a HALF DIAGONAL REEL OF 4 with 2nd corners. 1C finish in 2nd place on opposite sides.
25-28 1C CROSS RH and CAST TO THE RIGHT around the corner person to finish on own sides in 2nd place. Meanwhile 3C and 2C SET and CROSS RH.
29-32 1C CROSS RH and CAST TO THE RIGHT around the corner person to finish on own sides in 2nd place. Meanwhile 3C and 2C set facing up and down and CHANGE PLACES RH on the sides.

Devised by Kate Kok for Emily Foreman, who married Steve Rosenmeier and moved from Minneapolis to the island of Samso, off Jutland. Published in 1995 by the RSCDS Twin Cities Branch in 20 Years 20 Dances.

If you enjoyed this dance, please consider purchasing a copy of 20 Years 20 Dances (includes original music by Sherry Wohlers Ladig for three dances) published by the RSCDS Twin Cities Branch in honor of its twentieth anniversary in 1995. Copies are available from the branch secretary, Judith Palmateer (palmatj@aol.com) or TACBooks (e-mail: tacbooks@sympatico.ca).


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