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Grenoble Gem

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GRENOBLE GEM (S3x32) 3C Triangular Set Terry Lynne Harris Many Happy Hours: Pretoria 35th

1- 8 1M+2s and 1L+3s dance mirror reels of 3 (1M RSh to 2M, 1L LSh to 3L to start)
9-16 1s dance La Baratte:
 9-10 1s ½ turn RH and retain hand but at arm's length from each other
 11-12 1M retraces steps with 1L turning right under Man's arm briefly into Allemande hold (Man behind Lady facing Lady's original place) and releasing Lady's RH she turns under Man's left arm until almost in original places
 13-16 1s turn RH once round. 123
17-24 1s+2s+3s set and link; Ladies dance RH across to place and face out while Men set and cast to Right to place and face in
25-32 1s+2s+3s dance 8 bars Schiehallion Reels to end 1 place to the left. 312

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

Dance Information

Grenoble is a city in southeastern France, at the foot of the French Alps where the river Drac joins the Isère.

Located in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, Grenoble is the capital of the department of Isère and is an important European scientific centre. The city advertises itself as the "Capital of the Alps", due to its size and its proximity to the mountains.

Grenoble's history goes back over 2,000 years, to a time when it was a small Gallic village. It became the capital of the Dauphiné in the 11th century.

Industrial development increased the prominence of Grenoble through several periods of economic expansion over the last three centuries. This started with a booming glove industry in the 18th and 19th centuries, continued with the development of a strong hydropower industry in the late 19th to early 20th centuries, and ended with a post-World War II economic boom symbolized by the holding of the X Olympic Winter Games in 1968. The city has grown to be one of Europe's most important research, technology, and innovation centers, with each fifth inhabitant working directly in these domains.

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Panorama Of Grenoble From The Path Of Pariset To Seyssinet, Isère

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