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e >Any knowledeable comment out there on the Thirtytwosome Reel, specifical=
ly >on the direction in which the centre line of four dancers veers for thei=
r >quarter turn in readiness for their second dance through?
>I have always done it with both men and women veering anticlockwise; but=
>now the Collins Book has both lines veering clockwise.
>Is there any practising consensus?<
Well it should follow the form of the eightsome, but in quadruplicate. I
don't have time to look it up right now but logically it would seem that
'anticlockwise' is right.
Choreographer, 256-some reel
"World's Most Complex Scottish Country Dance" - Guinness, 1989