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Dancing Dolphins

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DANCING DOLPHINS (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Barry Skelton Dolphin Book

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast 1 place (2s step up). 1s turn LH 1ΒΌ times to end facing Ladies' side, 1L on 1M's right
9-16 1s dance Alternating Tandem reel of 3 on Ladies' side (1L leads starting RSh to 3L)
17-24 1s dance Alternating Tandem reel on Men's side (1L leads starting LSh to 3M) and end in prom hold facing Ladies' side
25-32 1s dance out between 2L+3L, cast round 3L and dance up to top of set, drop hands and cast to 2nd place own side

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

Dance Notes

Bars 9-24; 1s cover, remaining parallel to line of set throughout reels.

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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