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The Dunsmuir Strathspey

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THE DUNSMUIR STRATHSPEY (S3x32) 3C set John Drewry Bankhead Book 1

1- 8 1s lead down for 3 steps, ½ turn RH lead up crossing to dance up behind 2s to places
9-16 1L+3M change places RH, cast into 2nd place opposite sides while 2L+3L also 1M+2M set and Petronella-in-tandem, 1L+3M cross RH and cast into middle while others set and Petronella-in-Tandem
17-24 All set, circle 6H round left to original places and set
25-32 2s followed by 1s dance down, cast up (2s to top), 1s followed by 3s dance up and cast. 231

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

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