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Bill Hendry's Reel

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BILL HENDRY'S REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Ian Barbour Magic Medicine

1- 8 1s+2s+3s set and cross RH; 2L+1s also 2M+3s dance RH across. End in line of 3 across (1L and 3M in middle of lines)
9-16 All dance 6H round and back ending in lines across again
17-20 1s+2s+3s change with partners RH (2s cross diagonally up/down), change RH with opposite person, 1M dancing below 3rd place, 1L above 1st place
21-24 2L+3s (at top) and 2M+1s (at bottom) dance RH across to end on own sides. 321
25-32 3s cross and cast to 3rd place while 2s+1s set and cross RH moving up 1 place; all set and cross RH to own sides. 213

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

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