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The Avalanche Reel

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THE AVALANCHE REEL (R4x32) 4C set Clemens Mannert Eight Scottish Country Dances", 1995

1- 8 1s turn RH, cast (2s step up); all 4 couple set, 2s ½ turn RH and retain hands while 1s+3s+4s cross RH
9-16 2s continue turning ½ RH to own side, 2s+1s dance ½ RH across; 1s+2s+3s chase clockwise ½ round. 32(1)(4)
17-24 All circle 8H round and back
25-32 2s+1s+4s (bottom 3 couples) chase anticlockwise ½ round; 1s+2s dance ½ LH across, 1s continue ½ turn LH to own sides. 3421

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

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