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Peat Fire Flame

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PEAT FIRE FLAME (R8x40) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Bon Accord Book

1- 8 1s cast 1 place and dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s and turn ¾ LH to face 1st corners
9-16 1s turn 1st corner RH, pass partner RSh and turn 2nd corner LH pass partner LSh to face 1st corners
17-24 1s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners and ½ diagonal reel with 2nd corners to end in centre BtoB facing 3rd corners (1st corner persons)
25-32 1s set to 3rd corners and dance round one another clockwise to 4th corners, set and dance clockwise to face out on opposite sides
33-40 1s dance out and cast round 1st corner into centre while 2s and 3s dance ½ R&L, 2s+1s+3s turn RH. 213

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

Peat Fire Flame
John Drewry   Bon Accord Book
Reel   8 x 40 bars   3 Couple Repeat   4 Couple Set   Lengthwise Set

  1-2   1s cast;

  3-6   1s half figures of 8 round 2s;

  7-8   1s turn by the left;

  9-12 1s turn first corners by the right and pass by the right;

13-16 1s turn second corners by the left;

17-20 1s half diagonal reel of 4 with first corners;

21-24 1s half diagonal reel of 4 with second corners;

25-26 1s set to first corners (in partner's first corner position);

27-28 1s dance round clockwise back-to-back to face second corners (in partner's second corner position);

29-30 1s set to second corners;

31-32 1s dance round back-to-back finishing facing out on opposite sides;

33-36 3s2s half rights and lefts WHILE 1L cast up to finish facing down betwen 2s WHILE 1M cast down to finish facing up between 3s;

37-40 1s turn by the right 1¼ times WHILE 2s 3s turn by the right, finishing 2s1s3s.

(MAXICRIB, Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)

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