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The Colonel

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THE COLONEL (J8x40) 3C (4C set) David Young RSCDS Leaflet Dances 3

1- 8 1s set, cast 1 place, dance petronella turns to end 1L between 2s facing down and 1M between 3s facing up and set
9-16 1s turn to right and dance RSh reels of 3 across Lady with 2s and Man with 3s, 1s turn LH ready to reel with other couple
17-24 1s dance RSh reels of 3 across Lady with 3s and Man with 2s ending with 1M between 2s facing down and 1L between 3s facing up
25-32 1s set adv passing RSh to face 1st corners, turn RH and end 1L between 2s facing down and 1M between 3s facing up, 1s set adv to 2nd corners and turn LH to end facing 1st corners
33-40 1s set to 1st corners, set to 2nd corners to end 2nd place opposite sides, 1s turn RH 1½ times to own sides

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


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