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Live Long And Prosper

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LIVE LONG AND PROSPER (S4x32) 4C set Anselm Lingnau, 2010
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s+4s set, cast down/up (2s+3s step down/up 3-4); 1s+4s dance ½ Fig of 8 round end couples. 2(1)4(3)
9-16 1s+4s set and link; 1s+4s circle 4H round to left
17-24 2s+4s also 1s+3s Reverse set and link; 4s+2s also 3s+1s circle 4H round to right. 42(3)(1)
25-32 All dance Double Helix:
 All set advancing passing partner LSh and pull back RSh and cast back to own side; all ½ turn partner RH, 4s+2s also 3s+1s dance ½ RH across. 24(1)(3)

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

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This strathspey, Live Long And Prosper, was devised for Matthias Lang, long-standing member of the Frankfurt Scottish Country Dance Club.

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