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AUCHENTOSHEN (R4x40) 4C set Christine Thompson, 1977, The Whisky Collection

1- 8 1s+2s also 3s+4s set and dance ½ RH across; 1s+4s (middle couples) set and dance ½ LH across
9-16 Top 2 couples (2s+4s) and bottom 2 couples (1s+3s) set, dance ½ RH across; 2s+3s (middle couples) set, dance ½ LH across. (4)(3)(2)(1)
17-24 All circle 8H round and back
25-32 Top 2 Men's side (4L+3L) and bottom 2 Ladies' side (2M+1M) dance ½ R&L; top 2 Ladies' side (4M+3M) + bottom 2 Men's side (2L+1L) dance ½ R&L. 1234
33-40 1s cross RH, cast 1 place (2s step up); cross LH and cast to 4th place (3s+4s step up). 2341

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

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