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Elephants Dancing On Tip-Toes

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ELEPHANTS DANCING ON TIP-TOES (R2x64) Sq.Set Andrew Hodgson Fields of Gold

1- 8 1s+3s dance R&L
9-16 All dance 8H round and back
17-24 1s+3s dance Men's chain to finish 1L+3L facing out
25-40 All dance Schiehallion reels. 1M+3M finish facing clockwise
41-44 1s and 3s (Men leading) chase ¼ clockwise passing behind 2s/4s. 1M/3M dance RSh round 2M/4M to face them while 1L/3L dance RSh round 2L/4L to face
45-48 2s+1s also 3s+4s circle 4H round to left
49-56 All dance parallel RSh reels of 4 across set
57-60 1s and 3s pass 2s/4s RSh and chase ¼ way clockwise (Men leading) to finish in 3rd/1st places
61-64 3s+1s dance ½ R&L to finish in original positions. 1234

Repeat with 2s+4s starting

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

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