Craigellachie Brig

40 bar Reel

Suggested Tune: Neil Gow's Farewell to Whisky

Figures for Craigellachie Brig

1-4 First couple crossover, giving right hands, and cast off one place; second couple move up.

5-8 First man dance left hands across with third couple; first woman same with second couple.

9-12 The same, right hands back.

13-16 First couple, giving left hands, turn three-quarters to own sides.

17-24 first man dance reel of three with third couple, first woman with second couple, in each case beginning reel by passing left shoulders to first corner. (Fig. A)

25-32 Having passed partner in the middle by right shoulders, first man dance reel of three with second couple, first woman with third couple, in each case beginning reel by passing right shoulders to second corner. (Fig. B)

33-40 first couple dance reels of three on own sides, man passing right shoulders to third man, woman same to second woman. Finish on own sides one place down. (Fig. C)

NOTE: The turn at bars 13-16 should be wide and graceful, and should flow directly into the reels.
The reels from bars 17-40 should be phrased to be danced without pause by all six dancers.

Bonspiel Collection 1972 - Peter McBryde.