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The Black Dance

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THE BLACK DANCE (R8x32) 3C (4C set) David Rutherford 1772 RSCDS Book 12

1- 8 1s turn RH and LH
9-16 1s lead down to just below 3rd place, 1M leaves partner in 3L's place and leads 3L up to 1L's place
17-24 1M+3L turn RH and LH while 3M+1L do likewise
25-32 1M leads 3L down to just below 3L's place and leads partner up to top place and both cast to 2nd place own side

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

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