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In The Frame

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IN THE FRAME (M-(S64+R64)) Sq.Set Anne Thorn Magic Of Music 2

1- 8 1s+3s dance ½ R&L, 2s+4s dance ½ R&L
9-16 1s+3s set, advance into centre. 3M+1L nearer hands joined retire to 2nd place also 3L+1M nearer hands joined retire to 4th place. 1s+3s set. At the same time 4s+2s face partner, set, retire 2 steps. 4s+2s advance, 2M advances to 4L in 1st place while 4M advances to 2L in 3rd place, 4s+2s set. Finish with Men on Ladies' right
17-20 All Ladies dance ½ Ladies' Chain (Ladies dance LH across in middle and turn partner RH into promenade hold facing clockwise, Ladies on partner's right)
21-24 All promenade clockwise ½ way round. 4123
25-32 All dance 8H round and back
33-64 Repeat bars 1-32

Repeat bars 1-64 in Reel time to finish in original places

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

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This medley was devised by Anne Thorn for John and Margaret MacCallum.

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