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Richard The Third

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RICHARD THE THIRD (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Terry Glasspool Seven Year Itch Dances

1- 8 1s cast 1 place, dance ½ Fig of 8 round 1st corners LSh and 1s turn LH 1¼ to end in middle (1M up, 1L down)
9-16 1s dance RH across (1M with 2s and 1L with 3s), 1s with same couples circle 3H round to right for 2 bars release RH and lead couple along their own side (1M down, 1L up) to end 2L+2M+1M on Men's side and 1L+3L+3M on Ladies' side
17-24 Dancers in top 2 places on Men's side change places RH with dancers in 2nd and 3rd place Ladies' side, all cross LH, dancers in top 2 places on Men's side and 2nd and 3rd places Ladies' side change RH, 2s and 3s cross LH while 1s turn LH to face 3rd corner (pstn)
25-32 1s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 3rd corners, pass LSh to dance ½ reel with 4th corners and dance round partner LSh to 2nd place own side (face out)

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


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