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Chasing The Eclipse

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CHASING THE ECLIPSE (S3x32) 3C set Sandy Gallamore

1- 8 1s set, dance down below 3s (2s step up), cast up to 2nd place, pass LSh to face 1st corners
9-16 1s dance RSh reels of 3 on opposite sides, 1s end facing 1st corners
17-24 1s set to 1st corners, dance ¾ round partner by RSh, 1s set to 2nd corners, dance round partner to own side, face out,
25-32 Promenade Chain progression:-
' 25-26 2s and 3s ¾ turn partner RH into middle while 1s dance clockwise ¼ round the set picking up 2L/3M..
' 27-30 who promenade ½ way clockwise while middle people (2M+3L) turn LH 1½
' 31-32 2s and 3s turn partner RH ¾ to own sides while 1s dance clockwise ¼ round to end in 2nd place. 312

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

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