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Giradet House

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GIRADET HOUSE (S4x32) Sq.Set Francis Carr EMO 15th Anniv

1- 8 1s+3s dance ½ R&L, 2s+4s dance ½ R&L
9-16 All Men dance RH across finishing in places, all Ladies dance LH across finishing in middle facing partners
17-24 1s+3s also 2s+4s dance double reels of 4 (all give LH in centre)
25-32 All dance Circle Knot:
 25-26 Couples turn partners RH ½ way to end facing anticlockwise in Allemande position, the Lady having turned clockwise under her partner's arm
 27-28 All promenade anticlockwise 1 place round
 29-30 Couples drop Right hands, Ladies dancing in to middle of set
 31-32 All couples turn partners LH to new position facing in

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

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Giradet House is the name chosen by the deviser, probably after the hotel "Im Girardet Haus" in Essen, Germany, which hosts many Scottish Country Dance events.

Giradet House
Hotel Im Girardet Haus - Girardetstr. 2-38, 45131 Essen - Rüttenscheid

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