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MacFarlane's Fiddle

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MACFARLANE'S FIDDLE (R8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Canadian Book

1- 8 1M and 3L turn RH 1½ times to change places while their partners chase anticlockwise to face them, 1L and 3M turn LH 1½ times to end in centre with LH joined while their partners chase anticlockwise to join RH with partner in line of 4 down in centre
9-16 1s and 3s Balance-in-Line while 2s change places by 2M dancing under arch made by 1s as 2L dances under arch made by 3s, 2s set twice while 1s and 3s turn RH 1¼ times to end on opposite sides facing out
17-24 1s+2s+3s dance RSh reels of 3 on sides
25-32 1s+2s+3s set, 1s+2s dance RH across ½ way while 3s ½ turn RH, 2s+1s+3s turn RH

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

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