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Giradet House

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GIRADET HOUSE (S4x32) Sq.Set Francis Carr EMO 15th Anniv

1- 8 1s+3s dance ½ R&L, 2s+4s dance ½ R&L
9-16 All Men dance RH across finishing in places, all Ladies dance LH across finishing in middle facing partners
17-24 1s+3s also 2s+4s dance double reels of 4 (all give LH in centre)
25-32 All dance Circle Knot:-
' 25-26 Couples turn partners RH ½ way to end facing anticlockwise in Allemande position, the Lady having turned clockwise under her partner's arm
' 27-28 All promenade anticlockwise 1 place round
' 29-30 Couples drop Right hands, ladies dancing in to middle of set
' 31-32 All couples turn partners LH to new position facing in

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

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Giradet House is probably named after the Hotel in Essen, Germany, which hosts many Scottish country dances.
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Hotel Im Girardet Haus - Girardetstr. 2-38, 45131 Essen - Rüttenscheid

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