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Le Moulin Rouge

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LE MOULIN ROUGE (R64) Sq.Set L Chamoin RSCDS Book 39

1- 8 Men circle 4H round to left, turn to face partner and dance round partner (passing LSh) to original places
9-16 Ladies circle 4H round to left, turn to face out between partner and corner, dance LSh round corner to original places
17-24 All dance "Wheel" Chain (½ Nottingham Lace Chain):-
' All ¾ turn partners RH, Ladies dance LH across ½ way as Men dance ¼ way round set clockwise, all change places with "new" partners RH, Men dance LH across ½ way as Ladies dance ¼ way round set clockwise and end Men facing out to own partners
25-32 All dance "Rosace" (¼ Schiehallion Reel but with Ladies leading) and turn partners RH 1¼ times (Ladies on Men's left and opposite original places)
33-40 1s+3s reverse Set+Link (Men dance in as Ladies cast), 1s+3s dance ½ Ladies' Chain
41-48 2s+4s repeat bars 33-40 Men end facing corners
49-56 All dance DoSiDo with corners, Men dance RH across as Ladies set facing in and set again turning to left to face out
57-64 Men dance LH across as Ladies dance ½ way anticlockwise round set, meet partner in prom hold and dance anticlockwise ½ way (to original places)

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

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