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The Swan And The Tay

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THE SWAN AND THE TAY (S3x32) 3C set Audrey Saunders Perth 800

1- 8 1s dance Figs 8 own sides dancing in and down to start (giving hands where possible)
9-16 1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides (joining hands where possible) and 1s end facing 1st corners as 2s end in 1st place
17-20 1s dance Pass+Turn with 1st corners, pass right shoulder at bar 20 to face 2nd corners
21-24 1s dance corners Pass+Turn with 2nd corners. pass RSh on bar 24 to end 2nd place own sides
25-32 All set and cross RH, all chase clockwise ½ way to own sides

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


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