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Largo Bay

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LARGO BAY (S2x48) 4C set John Drewry Brodie Book
2 chords. On 2nd chord 1s+2 also 3s+4s step into Glasgow Highlanders positions

1- 8 1s+2s also 3s+4s ½ turn partners RH into Reels of 4 across ending with Men BtoB facing partner
9-16 1s+2s also 3s+4s set to partners (in line across) and Ladies set again as Men petronella to right, 1s+2s and 3s+4s circle 4H round to left to original places
17-24 2s also 3s dance across (passing opposite dancer LSh) and dance down/up opposite side, ½ turn partner LH and Prom to places (M pass LSh)
25-32 1s and 4s repeat bars 17-24 but pass opposite dancers RSh ½ turn partner RH and Promenade back to places (Ladies passing RSh)
33-40 All circle 8H round to left ½ way, turn partner 2H (moving on) and continue circle round to left back to places
41-48 All set to partners, ½ turn RH and dance ½ Reel of 4 on sides

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

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Lower Largo or Seatown of Largo is a village in Fife, Scotland situated on Largo Bay on the north side of the Firth of Forth. An ancient fishing village, Lower Largo has gained fame as the 1676 birthplace of Alexander Selkirk, the inspiration for Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe.
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