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Mary Stewart's Strathspey

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MARY STEWART'S STRATHSPEY (S32) Round The Room Mary Shoolbraid Brandon S Smith Los Angeles 25th Anniversary
Round the room dance, 2 facing 2

1- 8 Ladies petronella turn into centre to face partner and set and turn RH back to places
9-16 Dance 'R&L' using 2H (rotate clockwise each time)
17-20 Inner dancers dance out between partners (who dance in and follow them) and cast away from each other to form large circle
21-24 All advance 2 steps and retire
25-32 Each set dances ½ RSh reel of 4 and turn partner RH to face next couple

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


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