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The Braes Of Mellinish

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THE BRAES OF MELLINISH (S8x32) 2C (4C set) RSCDS Book 25

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast for 2 steps (2s cast/bar 3 and follow), 2s+1s turn out, cast up, turn (LH Ladies' side and RH on Men's) end in line across 1s in centre
9-16 1s+2s dance down the middle and back, 1s cast to 2nd place opposite sides
17-24 2s+1s dance a Ladies' Chain
25-32 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s and 2s+1s turn RH

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

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