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The Flower Of Glasgow

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THE FLOWER OF GLASGOW (S3x32) 3C set Ruth Taylor RSCDS Book 46

1- 8 1L followed by partner casts 2 places, 1L crosses and casts up on Men's side to 2nd place while 1M dances up the middle to 2nd place Ladies' side. All set advancing into prom hold (2s and 3s face up, 1s down) 2(1)3
9-16 2s+1s+3s dance Circulating Allemande:
 2s and 3s dance normal Allemande but end in 3rd/1st place as 1s Allemande (down) and up to 2nd place opposite sides. 3(1)2
17-24 1s dance ½ Figs of 8 (1L up round 3s, 1M down round 2s), all turn partners 2H. 312
25-32 1s+2s dance Diamond Poussette

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

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This strathspey, The Flower Of Glasgow, was written for Kay Munn of Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

Kay Munn learned Scottish Country Dancing at school in Glasgow, Scotland. She left Scotland in 1986 but rejoined the world of SCD in the USA where she attended classes with Terry Glasspool (deviser). In 2001 Kay joined RSCDS Kingston Ontario Branch and under its auspices gained her Teaching Certificate.

Kay has taught SCD at Pinewoods (a traditional dance and music camp in Plymouth, Massachusetts, beloved of Scottish country dancers) and has taught often at Mainewoods Dance Camp as well as teaching at a variety of other workshops and classes.

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The Flower Of Glasgow, Kay Munn,
The Flower Of Glasgow, Kay Munn

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