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The Glenrothes

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THE GLENROTHES (J4x32) 3C set Anne Taylor 2nd Book Graded SCDs

1- 8 1s+2s dance ½ double Fig of 8, 1s+3s dance ½ double Fig of 8 (2s dance up to 1st places)
9-16 1s+4s dance ½ double Fig of 8 (3s dance up to 2nd places), 1s lead down and turn RH into 4th places opposite sides. (2)(3)(4)(1)
17-24 4s+1s dance RH across ½ way and set, 3s+1s dance LH across ½ way and set
25-32 2s+1s dance RH across ½ way and set, 1s cast to 4th places as 2s+3s+4s step up

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

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Although there is a town of Glenrothes (pronounced "glen-roth-iss") in Scotland, situated approximately halfway between Edinburgh and Dundee, this dance is named after the malt whisky produced at The Glenrothes Distillery in the small Speyside (pronounced "spay-side") town of Rothes. Although it had formerly been used only for blending, The Glenrothes has been bottled as a single malt since 1977; this dance celebrates the launch.

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The Glenrothes Distillery

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