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FORWARD TO FRANKFURT (R8x40) 3C (4C set) Kenneth J Reid Birmingham Platinum Book

1-8 1s turn RH moving down to 2nd places, 1L facing down, 1M facing up (2s step up 3-4). 2s+1s+3s chase clockwise ½ way
9-12 3s+1s+2s set and 1s set advancing and turn right about to face out to opposite sides while 3M and 2L petronella right into middle (3M in centre at top, 2L in centre at bottom) while 3L and 2M cast into 2nd places to 2M facing 1M and 1L facing 3L in a line across
13-24 Dance to Points and Set (similar to Dance to Corners and Set):-
' 13-14 2M+1M and 1L+3L pass RSh to change places, 2M+3L pass RSh with a ¼ turn to right in centre to 3M facing 2M and 3L facing 2L while 3M+2L set
' 15-16 3M+2M and 3L+2L pass RSh to change places, 3M+2L pass RSh with a ¼ turn to right in centre to 3M facing 1L and 2L facing 1M while 1s set
' 17-18 1L+3M and 2L+1M pass RSh to change places, 1s pass RSh with a ¼ turn to right in centre to 1M facing 2M and 1L facing 3L while 3L+2M set
' 19-20 2M+1M and 1L+3L pass RSh to change places, 2M+3L pass RSh with a ¼ turn to right in centre to 2M facing 3M and 3L facing 2L while 2L+3M set
' 21-22 2M+3M and 3L+2L pass RSh to change places, 2L+3M pass RSh with a ¼ turn to right to centre to 2L facing 1M and 3M facing 1L while 1s set
' 23-24 1M+2L and 1L+3M pass RSh to change places, 1s pass RSh with ¼ turn to right in centre to 1M facing 2M and 1L facing 3L while 2M+3L set
25-28 1s+2M+3L dance ½ reel of 4 across the set, 1s pass LSh to face up and down the middle of the set
29-32 1s+2L+3M dance ½ reel of 4 to finish 1s give RH and 3M+2L face clockwise
33-40 1s turn to dance out 1L between 3L+2L 1M between 2M+3M while 3s+2s dance clockwise (6 steps). All set 213

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