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Stanford Swing

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STANFORD SWING (J8x40) 3C (4C set) Bob McMurtry Devil's Quandary

1- 8 1s set and cross RH, cast 1 place and turn LH 1¾ times to face 1st corners
9-16 1s set and dance La Baratte with 1st corners:-
' 11-12 Men ½ turn facing Lady RH and retain hand but at arm's length from each other
' 13-14 Man retraces steps with Lady turning right under Man's arm briefly into Allemande hold (Man behind Lady facing Lady's original place) and releasing Lady's RH she turns under Man's left arm until almost in original places
' 15-16 Couple change places LH
17-20 1s (now in 1st corner positions) dance LSh round 2nd corners into middle while 1st corner persons turn RH and dance back to places
21-24 1s turn LH 1¾ times to face 2nd corners
25-32 1s set and dance La Baratte with 2nd corners:-
33-36 1s (now in 2nd corner positions) dance LSh round 3rd corners to 2nd place own side while 2nd corner persons turn RH and dance back to places
37-40 1s+4th corners dance DoSiDo

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


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