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Auld Davie McClemmet's Fiddle

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Auld Davie McClemmet's Fiddle
Maggie and Duncan Keppie   Burns Night In The Annapolis Valley:
4x40 bar Jig
One long set numbered 1-2, 1-2, etc.

  1-8   ADVANCE, RETIRE AND RIGHT HAND WHEEL: 1st and 2nd couples advance, retire, and dance right hands across;

  9-16 ADVANCE, RETIRE AND LEFT HAND WHEEL: 1st and 2nd couples advance, retire, and dance left hands across;

17-24 2ND COUPLE DANCE FIGURE OF 8: around 1st couple;

25-32 1ST COUPLE DANCE FIGURE OF 8: around 2nd couple ending between 2nd couple all facing down;

33-40 DOWN MIDDLE AND UP: All dance down the middle in a line of 4 (3 bars), then 1st couple makes an arch (setting with Pas de Basque - 2 bars), through which 2nd couple dance and dance up followed by 1st couple to progressed places.

REPEAT with next couple.

(Dance Crib compiled by the devisers, Maggie and Duncan Keppie)


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