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Be My Partner

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BE MY PARTNER (S4x40) 4C set Zoltán Gräff A Reel Goulash Budapest Book of SCDs

1- 8 1s+2s and 3s+4s dance double Figs 8 (1s and 4s cast, 2s cross up, 3s cross down)
9-16 2s+3s dance the "Tourbilink":-
' 9-10 2s+3s ½ turn partners 2H, 2M and 3L lead partners nearer hands joined 1 place clockwise to end 2s on Ladies' side and 3s on Men's side
' 11-14 2s+3s Set&Link on the sides
' 15-16 2s+3s chase clockwise round one place. 1(3)(2)4
17-24 1s+3s and 2s+4s dance the "Tourbilink". 3(1)(4)2
25-32 All dance RSh reel of 4 on sides
33-40 1s+4s dance ½ RH across, 1L+4L and 1M+4M set facing up/down on sides and ½ turn RH, 1s+4s set to partner. 3412

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


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