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Corners Of Edinburgh

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CORNERS OF EDINBURGH (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Bob Grant Edinburgh 90th Anniversary

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast (2s step up), turn 1¾ LH to face 1st corners
9-16 1s set to and turn corners (Edinburgh style - skip change). 1s finish facing partner's 1st corner (3rd corners)
17-24 Repeat 9-16 with partner's corners (3rd and 4th corners). Finish passing partner LSh to face own 2nd corners
25-32 1s + 2nd corners dance reel of 4, 1s finishing in 2nd place own sides while 2s+3s dance double diagonal (interlocking) reels of 4, LH across in middle (similar to Angus MacLeod)

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

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Corners Of Edinburgh - Scottish Country Dancing Instruction Video

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This reel, Corners of Edinburgh, by Bob Grant comes from a collection of Scottish Country Dances to celebrate the 90th Anniversary of the Edinburgh Branch of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, in 2014.

Corners Of Edinburgh
The City Chambers, Edinburgh
Designed By John Adam (1721-1791)

Image copyright (cropped) Ronnie Leask under this Creative Commons Licence 2.0.

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