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Forty-Five Years On

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FORTY-FIVE YEARS ON (R4x40) 4C set Lorna Reid RSCDS 5 dances 2009

1- 8 1s dance down to 4th place while 4s cast up to 1st place, 1s cast up to 3rd place as 4s dance down to 2nd place and 1s+4s set. 2413
9-16 4M+1M dance Alternating Tandem reel of 3 on sides (4M+1M RSh to 3M) and 4L+1L dance Alternating Tandem reel of 3 (RSh to 2L)
17-20 1s+4s ½ turn RH then dance RH across ½ way
21-24 2s+1s also 4s+3s ½ turn RH then dance RH across ½ way to end in original places
25-32 1s dance RH across with 2M, then LH across with 3L to end 231
33-36 1s+4M dance RH across, 4s finish in 3rd place. 1s finish in middle, M facing down L facing up
37-40 1s set and turn RH ¾ into 4th place own sides. 2341

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


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