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The Elginhaugh Rant

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THE ELGINHAUGH RANT (R4x48) 4C Set Ewan Galloway and Friends In Honour Of Volume 2

1- 4 1M+2L also 3M+4L set advancing and ½ turn 2H LH to change places
5- 8 1L+2M also 3L+4M repeat. (2)(1)(4)(3)
9-16 All dance RSh reels of 4 on opposite sides
17-24 All set, ½ turn partner RH, retain hands; 2s+1s also 4s+3s dance ½ RH across and all cross RH with partner. 1234
25-32 2s+1s dance ½ R&L; 2s+1s turn partner 1½ RH (or birl) 2134
33-40 1s+3s Set+Link; 1s+4s Set+Link. 2341
41-48 All join 2H with partner and slip step down middle and back to place

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

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