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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 (*see note)
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
*Note: 1s cover, remaining parallel to line of set throughout reels (bars 9-24)

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

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