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Dance For Andrew

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DANCE FOR ANDREW (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Holly Boyd Oh, How We've Danced!

1- 8 1s+2s dance Espagnole:
 1- 2 1s+2s cross (Ladies lead across RH passing between Men) with Ladies changing places RH)
 3- 4 1s+2s cross back (Men lead across RH between Ladies) with Men changing places RH)
 5- 8 2s turn RH as 1s turn LH to face 1st corners
9-16 1s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners, pass LSh and dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 2nd corner. Bar 16: 1s ½ turn LH to end LSh to LSh in middle facing opposite side
17-24 RH across, 1L+3s (at top) and 1M+2s (at bottom); 1s dance RSh round each other into 2nd place own side while 3s+2s chase clockwise ½ round. 213
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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

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This dance was devised By Holly Boyd in honour of Andrew Carruthers.

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