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Elderflower Champagne

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ELDERFLOWER CHAMPAGNE (R8x40) 3C (4C set) Linda Garside New Scotland 60th Anniversary

1- 8 1s turn RH, cast (2s step up); 1s turn 1¼ LH to face 1st corner
9-12 1s set to and turn 1st corner 2H, end facing 2nd corner
13-24 Dance to Corners and Set (12 bars):
 Couple in middle change places with corners passing RSh, corners pass RSh in middle with a ¼ turn to right to face next corner while supporting corners set (2 bars). Repeat 5 more times to end with corners in diagonally opposite place and 1s meet in the middle again and pass RSh to face 3rd corner positions
25-32 1s+corners dance ½ diagonal reel of 4, pass RSh to face 1st corner (pstn) and 1s+corners dance ½ diagonal reel of 4. 1s end 2nd place own side
33-40 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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


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