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Eastern Promise

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EASTERN PROMISE (S4x32) 4C set John Drewry Turkish Set

1- 8 1s+2s also 3s+4s Petronella-in-tandem and set, dance RH across to end 1s and 3s on Men's side and 2s and 4s on Ladies' side
9-16 All dance reels of 4 on sides
17-24 All set to partners and turn 2H, 1s+2s also 3s+4s circle 4H round to left 1ΒΌ way and ending 1s facing 2s and 3s facing 4s
25-32 All set passing facing couple (2s dancing to top and 3s to bottom) while 1s+4s pass and cast round end couples to 2nd/3rd place. 2413

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

Eastern Promise
Eastern Promise
Musicians And Dancers From Ottoman Empire, c. 1720-1732

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