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C'est l'Amour

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C'EST L'AMOUR (The Flirt) (J8x32) 3C (4C set) RSCDS Book 34

1- 8 1L casts 1 place and sets, casts to 3rd place and sets
9-16 1s cast up/down to 2nd place and set, 1L casts up into middle facing down while 1M casts down 1 place into middle facing up and both set
17-24 1s circle 3H round and back (Lady with 2s and Man with 3s) ending facing 2s/3s (2s facing up and 3s down)
25-32 1s+2s+3s set, 1s dance under arches made by 2s/3s to 2nd place own sides and 2s+1s+3s turn RH

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


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Dance Information

"C'est l'Amour" is French for "this is love".

This dance, C'est l'Amour, was taken from Lowe's Ballroom Conductor And Assembly Guide, dated 1830.

C'est l'Amour
C'est l'Amour
"The Flirtation" Eugene De Blaas, (1843-1932), Oil On Canvas, c. Before 1931


Image copyright Eugene De Blaas [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

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