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Marischal College

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MARISCHAL COLLEGE (J8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Rondel Book

1- 8 1s+2s set twice, 1M+2L also 1L+2M turn RH and return to places (1M crosses behind 1L to start)
9-16 1s set twice to 2s on sides and turn (passing between 2s)
17-24 1s dance Inveran Reels with 2s+3s
25-32 1s+2s dance a Half Rondel:-
' 1s dance down under the arch made by 2s who dance up, Ladies cross in front of Men and all cast to meet the other Lady or Man on the opposite side and join nearer hands, set on opposite sides of the dance and cross LH back to own sides

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

Dance Notes

25-32 "half rondel" is not the same as half a "rondel". See Half Rondel page for an explanation of the difference.

Dance Information

Marischal College is a building and former university in the city of Aberdeen, Scotland owned by the University of Aberdeen.

Marischal College and University of Aberdeen was founded in the late 16th century, merging with King's College in 1860 to form the University of Aberdeen.

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Marischal College

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