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The Hills Of Alba

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THE HILLS OF ALBA (R4x32) 4C set Bob Taylor Banffshire Jubilee Book
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s and 4s set and cross RH, cast in 1 place and 1M+4M petronella turn into centre while partners turn LH to end BtoB facing partners
9-16 1s+4s dance reel of 4 in centre
17-24 1M followed by partner dance reel of 3 with 2s (RSh to 2L) while 4M followed by partner reel of 3 with 3s (RSh to 3L) and end 2(1)4(3)
25-32 1s+4s dance RH across, 1s+4s set facing and change places RH on sides. 24(1)(3)

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


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