> Similarly, at around the same time we were introduced to "The Fireside Reel" > (18th Century book), and the 1st lady casting to dance under an arch made by > 1st Man and second Lady on bar 5 - which I was surprised to find is not part > of the published instructions. Is there anyone else out there who teaches > the dance as published, or are the modifications so well established that I > should give in? > > Malcolm & Helen Brown > Tir-Nan-Og - York (UK)
We have been doing "The Fireside Reel" in the Washington area ever since David
Huxley brought it to us in the early 60's, but I have never ever seen it done
with the lady going under an arch.