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Hal Robinson's Rant

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HAL ROBINSON'S RANT (R5x40) 5C set Barbara Russell 50 years Boston Branch

1- 8 1s and 3s set, cast 1place, dance ½ Fig of 8 round couples above them and pass LSh to dance into centre ready for Double Triangles
9-16 Petronella Quadruple Triangles:-
' All set as for Double Triangles, 1s and 3s continue as in Double Triangles while standing couples all petronella turn one place to the right and repeat, 1s and 3s end in the middle BtoB with partners facing 3rd corner (pstns)
17-24 1s and 3s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 3rd corners and turn LH 1½ times to face 1st corner (pstns) 51432
25-32 1s and 3s turn 1st corners RH, partner LH, 2nd corner RH and partner LH to end on own sides
33-40 5s cast to bottom as 2s dance up to top, 1s+3s set and cast 1 place. 24153

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

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