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The Dowry Bride

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THE DOWRY BRIDE (S4x32) 4C set John Drewry Greenburn Book 3

1- 8 1s dance down between 2s, behind 3s, between 4s and cast up to top
9-16 1s+2s+3s set and dance Triple Petronella-in-Tandem into lines of 3 across, set and Triple Petronella-in-Tandem to opposite sides
17-20 1s followed by 2s and 3s dance down nearer hands joined for 2 steps, cross, Lady turning under Man's arm (2 bars)
21-24 3s followed by 2s and 1s dance up and 3s cast to 3rd place, 2s dance up to top and 1s to 2nd place in centre
25-32 1M+2M+3M dance LH across as Ladies dance RH across, 1s followed by 3s dance down between 4s and dance L/RH across with 4s to 2341

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


Dance Notes

Triple Petronella-in-Tandem is similar to Petronella-in-tandem but 3 dancers petronella in line together.

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