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And The Ladies Wore Red

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AND THE LADIES WORE RED (R4x32) 4C set Amanda Peart The Sunday Class 1

1- 8 All Men pass partner RSh, dance down behind Ladies and back up Men's side. 4321
9-16 All Ladies pass opposite Man RSh, dance up behind Men and down Ladies' side. 4321
17-24 All advance and retire, 4s dance down to 4th place (3s+2s+1s step up 23-24) 3214
25-32 3s+2s also 1s+4s dance Poussette. 2341

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

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This reel, And The Ladies Wore Red, was devised for Robert Senior to celebrate his 70th birthday party where the ladies at his birthday party all wore red, his favoured colour.

Lady In Red, Woman In Red Dress by Anton Einsle
Lady In Red
"Woman In Red Dress" Anton Einsle (1801-1871), Oil On Canvas, c. 1838

Image copyright Anton Einsle, public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

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