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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 as 4s cast up to 1st place; 1s cast up to 3rd place as 4s dance down to 2nd place, 1s+4s set. 2413
9-16 1M followed by 4M dance Alternating Tandem reel of 3 on sides (RSh to 3M) as 4L followed by 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 repeat 17-20
25-28 1s+2M dance RH across (2M ends in 1st place own side, 2L steps up 27-28)
29-32 1s+3L dance LH across (3L ends in 2nd place own side, 3M steps up 31-32)
33-36 1s+4M dance RH across (4M ends in 3rd place own side, 3L steps up 35-36), 1s finish in middle, 1M facing down 1L facing up.
37-40 1s set and turn RH 3/4 into 4th place own sides (facing out ready to repeat). 2341

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


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