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The Rose Of The North

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THE ROSE OF THE NORTH (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Roy Goldring Leeds Silver Jubilee

1- 4 1s lead down below 3s, cross and cast up to 2nd place on opposite side
5-16 2s+1s+3s dance 3 couple R&L, 1s end facing 1st corners
17-24 1s set and turn 1st corner 2H, set and turn 2nd corner 2H
25-32 1s circle 3H round to left (Man with 2s and Lady with 3s), 1s set to partners (Down/up) and Petronella turn to places

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

The Rose of the North
Roy Goldring   Leeds Silver Jubilee
Strathspey   8 x 32 bars   3 Couple Repeat   4 Couple Set   Lengthwise Set

  1-4   1s lead down, cross below 3s and cast up to 2nd place;

  5-16 2s1s3s 3-couple rights and lefts:

  5-6   all cross by the right;

  7-8   all cross by the left (on the side between 1M2M and 2L3L positions, diagonally between 1L3M positions);

  9-16 repeat bars 5-8, twice;

17-20 1s set and turn first corners both hands;

21-24 1s set and turn second corners both hands, finishing back to back, 1M facing up, 1L down;

25-28 2s1M 1L3s 3 hands round to the left, finishing 1M facing down, 1L up;

29-30 1s set to partner;

31-32 1s petronella turn to own side 2nd place.

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

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