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High Society

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HIGH SOCIETY (R4x40) 4C set John Brenchley RSCDS Book 46
2s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 All dance reels of 4 on sides but middle couples do not pass LSh and end turning about to face corners. 13(2)(4)
9-16 1s+3s also 2s+4s dance R&L starting RH on sides. At end 3s and 2s remain in centre facing partners joining 2H ready for...
17-24 3s+2s dance Poussette
25-32 2s and 3s dance ½ Figs of 8 round end couples, all turn partners RH and end in middle 1s+2s facing up 3s+4s down. 12(3)(4)
33-40 All dance interlocking Allemandes:-
' 1s and 2s dance normal Allemande but end in 3rd/1st places while 3s+4s Allemande (down) and up to 4th/2nd places. 2(4)1(3)

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

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