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In Celebration Of Glasgow Branch

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IN CELEBRATION OF GLASGOW BRANCH (J4x32) 4C Set Margaret Sanders Glasgow 100th Anniversary
2 chords - 2nd chord 3s and 4s cross to opposite sides

1- 8 1s+2s also 3s+4s Set and Rotate:
  Set, rotate singly and dance on 1 place clockwise, change places RH on sides and dance on 1 place to own sides (1s in 2nd place and 3s in 4th place). 21(4)(3)
9-16 1L+4M In Prom hold dance reel of 3 with 2s (pass 2M LSh to start) while 1M+4L in Prom hold dance a reel of 3 with 3s (pass 3M LSh to start)
17-22 1s+4s+3s dance ½ way round clockwise, all set. 234(1)
23-24 4s cross RH. 23(4)(1)
25-32 2s+3s also 4s+1s circle 4H round and back

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


In Celebration of Glasgow Branch Devised by Margaret Sanders Glasgow 100th Anniversary Number 12
32-bar jig for four couples in a four-couple longwise set
Two chords, 3rd and 4th couples cross to opposite sides on second chord

1 - 8 1st and 2nd couples, and at the same time 3rd and 4th couples set and rotate to finish in the order 2, 1, (4), (3).
9 - 16 1st woman and 4th man, in promenade hold, dance a reel of three with 2nd couple, passing 2nd man by the left to begin. At the same time, 1st man and 4th woman, in promenade hold, dance a reel of three with 3rd couple, passing 3rd man by the left to begin, to finish in the order 2, 1, (4), (3).
17 - 20 1st, 4th and 3rd couples dance halfway round clockwise to finish in the order 2, 3, 4, (1).
21 - 22 All four couples set.
23 - 24 4th couple, giving right hands, cross over to finish in the order 2, 3, (4), (1).
25 - 32 2nd couple with 3rd couple and 4th couple with 1st couple dance four hands round and back.

Repeat from new positions.

(Dance crib compiled by the deviser, Margaret Sanders)


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Dance Information

This dance was devised to convey the joy, pleasure and teamwork that dancing brings. The last 10 bars depict '100', a fantastic milestone for Glasgow Branch.

(Dance information by the deviser, Margaret Sanders)



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