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Fifty Roses For Eva

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FIFTY ROSES FOR EVA (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Geraldine and Holger Schuckelt Borderland Dances

1- 8 1s cross RH, 1s+2s change places on sides (1M RH, 1L LH); 2s+1s dance Double Figure of 8 (1s cross up, 2s dance out/down)
9-16 2s+1s+3s dance mirror reels of 3 (1s in/down) giving hands where possible
17-24 17-20 1s and 3s moving clockwise, dance into centre, pull back RSh and dance out to diagonally opposite place. (2)(3)(1)
21-24 2s+3s+1s set, ½ turn partner 2H to own side
25-32 3s+1s dance Rose Progression:
   25-26 1L+3M set as 1M+3L change places RH
   27-28 1L+3M ½ turn 2H as 1M and 3L dance into partner's place
   29-30 1L+3M cast into each other's place as 1M+3L ½ turn 2H
   31-32 1M and 3L dance into 2nd/3rd places own side as 1L and 3M cast to right to new places. 213

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

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