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Across Kildonan Hall

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ACROSS KILDONAN HALL (S3x32) 3C set Holly Boyd Oh, How We've Danced

1- 8 1s+2s dance Rose Progression:-
' 1-2 1M+2L facing in diagonally set while 2M+1L change places RH to face out
' 3-4 1M+2L ½ turn 2H to face each other as 1L+2M dance into partners place
' 5-6 1M+2L cast into each others place as 1L+2M ½ turn 2H to face each other
' 7-8 1M+2L dance into 2nd/1st place own side while 2M+1L cast to right to new places. 213
9-16 2s+1s+3s dance 8 bars of R&L for 3 Couples:-
' 9-10 All 3 couples cross RH with dancer opposite
' 11-12 Dancers in 1L place and 3M place change places diagonally LH while other couples change places LH on side
' 13-16 Repeat bars 1-4 from new places. Ladies' side: 1M 2M 2L; Men's side: 3M 3L 1L
17-20 All set, 3s and 2s ¾ turn partners 2H on sides while 1s ½ turn 2H. All now on own side. 312
21-24 3s+1s+2s dance ½ reels of 3 on sides (1s RSh to 3s)
25-32 1L+2L+3L dance LH across while 1M+2M+3M dance RH across; 1s dance down to 3rd place (3s step up) and 1s turn 2H. 231

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


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