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Vintage Simon

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VINTAGE SIMON (J5x32) 5C set Dorothy Hargreaves RSCDS Book 47

1- 8 1s and 5s cross RH as 3s set. 3s dance up, curving into 1st place and set (2s+4s step down bars 3-4) while 1s and 5s chase clockwise to 4th/2nd place, 5s and 1s turn partners RH to face 1st corners
9-16 5s/1s change places RH with 1st corners and set, 1st corners turn LH in centre and return to places giving RH to 5s/1s who turn LH in centre to face 2nd corners
17-24 5s/1s repeat with 2nd corners and end 5s/1s turning partners LH in centre to end side by side facing opposite sides
25-32 All dance RH across (3s+5L, 2s+5M+1L, 1M+4s), 5s+1s give LH to Balance-in-Line then turn partners LH to own sides. 35214

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

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