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The Inimitable Derek

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THE INIMITABLE DEREK (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Roy Goldring

1- 8 1s+2s turn 1¼ times on sides (Ladies LH, Men RH) to end in line across 1s BtoB, 1s+2s set, Ladies ¾ turn RH while Men turn ¾ LH. 213
9-16 1s dance ½ reels of 3 on sides (1L in and up, 1M in and down), 2s+3s continue reel while 1s cross to join other reel (1L crosses down to 3rd place Men's side while 1M crosses up to 1st place Ladies' side) and 1s turn 3M/2L to end in a diagonal line between 2nd corners
17-24 1s Balance-in-Line with 2nd corners, 1s turn LH and Balance-in-Line with 1st corners, 1s turn LH to...
25-32 1s dance RH across on sides (1L with 2L+3L, 1M with 2M+3M), 1L dances up and casts to 2nd place own side while 1M dances down and casts up to 2nd place

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

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