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Doodling At Dawn

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DOODLING AT DAWN (J4x32) 4C set Roger Cooper Birmingham Platinum Book 2017
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 All dance Snowball Grand Chain for 4 couples:-
' 1s cross RH, 1s+2s change places LH on sides, 2s cross RH as 1s+3s change places RH on sides, 2s+1s also 3s+4s change places LH on sides. 3(2)4(1)
9-16 All 4 couples dance a reel of 4 on opposite sides. 3s+2s, 4s+1s pass LSh to begin
17-24 All set and dance La Baratte:-
' Man ½ turns Lady RH, retaining hands but at arm's length from each other
' Man retraces steps with Lady turning right under Man's arm briefly into Allemande hold (Man behind Lady facing Lady's original place) and releasing Lady's RH she turns under Man's left arm until almost in original places
' Couple change places LH to opposite place
25-32 3s+2s also 4s+1s circle 4H round to right. 3s+2s Set&Link while 4s+1s set and cross RH. 23(4)(1)

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


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