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Curia Strathspey

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THE CURIA STRATHSPEY (S4x32) 4C set Isabel Monteiro

1- 8 1s and 4s set, dance nearer hands joined towards each other meeting in centre and circle 4H round to left (2s/3s step up/down 3-4)
9-16 All 4 couples set, ½ turn partner RH pull back RSh and dance out to opposite sides and all set
17-24 1s and 4s dance nearer hands joined out of end (1s up, 4s down) and cast to 2nd/3rd place; 1s+4s Set&Link. (2)(4)(1)(3)
25-32 All 4 couples set, ½ turn partner 2H and face up nearer hands joined, set and curve out to own sides. 2413

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

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