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John Duncanson Of Falmouth

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JOHN DUNCANSON OF FALMOUTH (S3x32) 3C set M and D Keppie Three Dozen 11

1- 8 2s dance RH across (Lady with 1s and Man with 3s), pass RSh to dance LH across with other couple and end facing 1st corners
9-16 2s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners, ¾ turn LH to face 4th corners and dance ½ diagonal reel and ¾ turn LH to face 3rd corners (pstn)
17-24 2s repeat bars 9-16 with 3rd and 2nd corners and end in middle on own sides facing down
25-32 2s followed by 1s dance down between 3s, 2s cast to 1st place and 1s followed by 3s dance up between 2s, 1s cast to 3rd place and 3s to 2nd place

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


John Duncanson of Falmouth
Maggie and Duncan Keppie   Gaelic College SCD Book 11: Three Dozen
3x32 bar strathspey
3-couple dance in 3-couple longways set

  1-4   RIGHT HAND TEAPOTS: All three couples dance 3-hands across in a wheel, 2nd woman with 1st couple and 2nd man with 3rd couple (2nd couple end in place);

  5-8   LEFT HAND TEAPOTS: All three couples dance 3-hands across in a wheel, 2nd woman with 3rd couple and 2nd man with 1st couple, ending with 2nd couple facing 1st corners;

  9-24 FOUR ½ REELS OF 4 WITH CORNERS + ¾ LEFT HAND TURN FOR 2ND COUPLE: 2nd couple dance ½ reel of 4 with 1st corners and turn each other ¾ around with left hands to end facing partner's 2nd corner on Bar 12, then dance ½ reel of 4 with 2nd corners again turning each other ¾ around with left hands to end facing 1st corner in person on Bar 16, repeat bars 9-16 ending with 2nd couple in the middle on own side facing down nearer hands joined (N.B. 2nd couple dance around each corner position in turn progressing clockwise around the set);

25-32 LOOP PROGRESSION: 2nd couple followed by 1st couple dance down between 3rd couple, divide and cast up along own side (NO HANDS) ending with 2nd couple in 1st place (25-28); 1st couple followed by 3rd couple dance up between 2nd couple, divide and cast down along own side ending with 1st couple in 3rd place and 3rd couple in 2nd place.

REPEAT TWICE.

(Dance Crib compiled by the devisers, Maggie and Duncan Keppie)



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