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The Magic Airt O' Gow

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THE MAGIC AIRT O' GOW (S8x32) 2C (4C set) John Drewry Rondel Book

1- 8 1s+2s dance RH across ½ way, change places with partners RH and circle 4H round to left ending on sides
9-16 2s+1s dance LH across ½ way, change places with partners LH, set and 1s cast to 2nd place as 2s dance up
17-24 1s in prom hold dance reel of 3 across with 2s giving RSh to 2L to start and 1s end dancing up centre and face down as 2s dance in
25-32 1s+2s dance the Rondel

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

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Niel Gow, 1727 - 1807, Violinist And Composer. Portrait by Henry Raeburn

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