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Bohemian Reflections

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BOHEMIAN REFLECTIONS (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Holgar Schuckelt RSCDS Book 51

1- 8 1s lead down, cross below 3s and cast up to 2nd place opposite sides (2s step up 3-4). 1s turn 1¼ LH to end in middle facing own side
9-16 1M+2s also 1L+3s dance RH across, 1s pass RSh to dance LH across with other couple. 1s end in 2nd place opposite sides
17-24 2s+1s dance Ladies Chain. 1s end in 2nd place opposite sides, 1M facing out
25-32 1M followed by 1L, casts behind 3L, across set, up behind 3M to 2nd place own side (1L pulls back RSh to dance into place). 2s+1s+3s set

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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The reflections on the lake behind Bohemia's Pruhonice Castle inspired this reel.

Bohemian Reflections Image
Bohemian Reflections - Pruhonice Castle

Image Copyright Lukáš Kalista (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons.

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