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Advance But No Retire

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ADVANCE BUT NO RETIRE (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Geraldine and Holger Schuckelt Riverside Dances, 2014

1- 8 1s+2s+3s dance ½ mirror reels of 3 on sides (1s dance in/down to start); 1s+2s ½ turn on sides (Men LH, Ladies RH), 1M casts up, 1L casts down to end 1M between 3s (at top), 1L between 2s (at bottom)
9-12 1s petronella turn to 2nd place own side while 2s+3s advance (pas-de-basque) slightly to Left to join hands in line up/down centre, all set
13-16 1s petronella turn to centre while 2s+3s advance (pas-de-basque) slightly to Right to form lines of 3 across, 1L+3s at top facing down, 1M+2s at bottom facing up, all set
17-24 1s dance RSh round 3rd corner (1M up/out, 1L down/out), pass partner RSh and dance RSh round 4th corner to 2nd place own sides. (3)1(2)
25-32 3s+1s+2s dance diagonal R&L. 213

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

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