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The New Virginia Reel

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THE NEW VIRGINIA REEL (R4x32) Sq.Set Anna C Holden RSCDS Book 39

1-16 All set and change places with partner RH, all circle 8H round and back, all set and change places with partner RH
17-24 1s+3s slip step across (Men BtoB) and set, slip step back (Ladies BtoB) and set
25-32 2s+4s repeat bars 17-24
33-40 Ladies dance RH across and dance round partners LSh to places
41-48 All set, dance DoSiDo and set
49-56 All Men dance LH across and dance round partners RSh to places
57-64 All set, dance DoSiDo and set
65-72 1M+3L dance Figs of 8 through 2nd couple while 1L+3M dance Figs of 8 through 4th couple
73-80 1s in prom hold dance ½ Fig of 8 round 4s as 3s dance round 2s, 1s+3s dance round each other (M pass LSh) to places
81-88 2L+4M dance Figs of 8 through 1s while 2M+4L dance Figs of 8 through 3s
89-96 2s in prom hold dance ½ Fig of 8 round 1s as 4s dance round 3s, 2s+4s dance round each other (M pass LSh) to places
97-104 All Ladies dance R&L (1L+2L and 3L+4L to start)
105-112 All Men dance R&L (1M+4M and 3M+2M to start)
113-128 Repeat first 16 bars

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


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