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Sarona

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SARONA (S4x32) 4C Set John Drewry Summer Collection 9
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s and 4s petronella turn into middle (2s and 3s step down/up slightly), all set (in diamond formation), 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance RH across
9-16 1s+4s dance ½ reel of 4 in middle, change place with partner RH and turn other partner on side 2H to form lines across (4s between 2s and 1s between 3s)
17-24 4s+2s also 1s+3s dance ½ reels of 4 across, all pass other partner RSh, 2s and 3s loop round to ends into square set (Men with partners on left) All set.
25-32 All advance 1 step, pivot right and chase ½ way into 8H round ½ way into longwise set. 24(1)(3)

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


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