Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Spin Doctor

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THE SPIN DOCTOR (R8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Greenburn Book 3

1- 8 1s turn RH 2½ times to face 2nd corners
9-16 1s turn 2nd corners LH, pass LSh and turn 1st corners RH
17-24 1s dance reels of 3 on sides giving LSh to 2nd corners and when Lady reaches 1st place and Man 3rd place they cross down/up to 2nd place own sides
25-32 1s dance LH across (Man with 2s and Lady with 3s) and 2s+1s+3s turn LH

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

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