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The Dancers' Wedding

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THE DANCERS' WEDDING (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Jimmie Hill RSCDS Book 41

1- 8 1s ½ turn RH and set, lead down the middle, cross below 3s and cast up to 2nd place own sides
9-16 2s+1s+3s advance and retire for 2 steps, 1s dance ½ LSh reels of 3 across (Lady with 2s and Man with 3s) to end in 2nd place opposite sides
17-24 2s+1s+3s advance and retire, 1s dance ½ reels of 3 across (Lady with 3s and Man with 2s) end in diagonal line with 4th corner (RH with corners and LH partner)
25-32 1s dance the Spoke:
 Balance-in-Line with 4th corner, repeat with own 1st corner, 2nd corner and 3rd corner

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

Dance Notes

  3-4   2s step up.

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