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The Elephant's Stampede

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THE ELEPHANT'S STAMPEDE (J4x48) Sq.Set Lorna MacDonald and Gillian Mackintosh Aurora 10th Anniv Book

1- 8 All circle 8H round and back
9-16 1s+3s advance and with free hand join with 2s and 4s and retire into longwise set across the dance, all dance ½ parallel reels of 4 across
17-24 All dance ½ R&L at each end of set, turn (person on Man's left) RH 1½ times to form Sq.Set
25-32 All Ladies petronella turn to next Lady's place to right and set, repeat to meet partner (all have progressed 1 place to right)
33-48 All dance full Schiehallion Reel

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


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