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The Queen City Salute

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THE QUEEN CITY SALUTE (M-8x(S32+R32)) 3C (4C set) G Dale Birdsall RSCDS Book 37

1- 8 1s cast to meet below 3s then 1s dance up to meet 2s while 2s cast up dancing in to face 1s and 1s+2s set
9-16 2s+1s circle 4H round and back
17-20 1s dance Petronella turn to end middle Lady at top facing down and Man facing up as 2s+3s change places RH on the sides, 3s+1s+2s set
21-24 1s dance Petronella turn to 2nd place opposite sides as 3s+2s cross RH, 3s+1s+2s set
25-28 1M+2M change places LH as 1L+2L change RH, 3M+2M change places RH as 3L+2L change places LH
29-32 3M+1M change places LH as 3L+1L change RH, 2s+1s+3s cross RH

1-32 Repeat above in reel time

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

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This dance, The Queen City Salute was named after the nickname for Cincinnati, Ohio "The Queen City" and has a portion to the dance modeled after the Serpentine Wall on the Cincinnati river front.

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