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The Calm Before The Storm (Boyd)

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THE CALM BEFORE THE STORM (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Iain Boyd Kilmarnoch Album

1- 8 1L followed by partner dances a Fig of 8 round 2M+3M (LSh to 3M to start)
9-16 1s+2s dance RH across and LH back
17-24 1M followed by partner dances a Fig of 8 round 2L+3L (RSh to 3L to start)
25-32 1s+2s Set and Rotate:-
' Set, rotate singly and dance on 1 place clockwise, change places RH on sides and dance on 1 place to own sides (1s in 2nd place)

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


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Also see the dance Calm Before Storm (Peart) by Amanda Peart.

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