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NEW OPERA (J8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Australian Book

1- 8 1s set and cross down RH to opposite side, 1M casts up to end up between 2s as 1L casts down to end between the 3s both facing 3rd corners
9-16 1s dance reels of 3 across (RSh to 3rd corners) ending facing 3rd corner
17-20 1s dance RSh round corners as corners ½ turn RH in the middle, twirl and dance out to opposite sides
21-24 1s pass RSh and dance round 4th corner as corners ½ turn RH in the middle, turn right and dance out to opposite sides (1s end 2nd place own side)
25-32 1s ½ turn RH in the middle, turn right and dance out to opposite sides and 2s+1s+3s chase clockwise back to own sides

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


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