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The Glens Of Angus

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THE GLENS OF ANGUS (R4x32) 4C set Douglas Henderson RSCDS Book 23

1- 8 1s+2s and 3s+4s change places on sides (Ladies LH and Men RH) and retaining hands all Balance-in-Line, repeat back to places and Balance-in-Line
9-16 All dance reels of 4 on sides (Ladies LSh and Men RSh) with 1s crossing at bottom (1s end at top on opposite sides BtoB facing 2s)
17-24 1s dance the Spurtle:-
' 1s dance ½ reel of 4 with 2s and turn partner RH to face 3s, 1s dance ½ reel of 4 with 3s and turn partner RH to face 4s
25-32 1s dance ½ reel with 4s and turn RH to 4th place opposite sides, all set and cross RH 1s ending in 4th place

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

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The Five Glens of Angus are the five Highland glens located in the western portion of the Angus region of Scotland.

The five glens are:

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