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Cape Breton Island

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CAPE BRETON ISLAND (R4x32) 4C set John Drewry Summer Collection 88
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s+2s also 3s+4s 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. 2143
9-16 1s and 4s dance out ends, cast back to 2nd/3rd places, 1M+4L and 1L+4M in prom hold dance round (Men LSh to LSh) ¾ to face up/down
17-24 1M+4L dance LSh reel of 3 across with 2s and 1L+4M with 3s to end 24(1)(3)
25-32 All circle 8H round and back

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


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Cape Breton Island is an island on the Atlantic coast of North America. It likely corresponds to the French word "Breton", referring to Brittany and is part of the province of Nova Scotia, Canada.
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Cape Breton Island - NASA Landsat Photograph


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