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The Axum Reel

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THE AXUM REEL (S32) 4C set RSCDS Book 18
Special set: 1M with 2M on R stand BtoB with 4M+3M respectively; all Ladies face Partners The Ladies are "outers" and the Men "inners"

1- 8 All set
9-16 All dance ½ reel of 4 passing LSh, Men to partners' ("outer") positions, 1L and 3L turning left to 2M and 4M positions, 2L+4L straight ahead to 3M and 1M positions Repeat 3 times from new positions all ending diagonally opposite starting positions
17-24 All set to partners
25-32 Repeat bars 9-16 to original positions

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

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