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Magic Moments

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MAGIC MOMENTS (J3x32) 6C set Wesley Clindinning Brock Summer Celebration
4, 5s and 6s start on opposite sides
2 x 3 couple sets arranged end-to-end 123 (3)(2)(1) (2nd set numbered 4,5,6 in this crib)

1- 8 All clap Ladies dance around partner RSh to face partner, all set and Ladies turn right about and dance back to places
9-16 All clap and Men repeat bars 1-8
17-24 1s and 6s dance down/up towards each other and dance RH across ½ way, dance to other end of set and cast 2 places. 236(1)(4)(5)
25-32 6s and 1s turn RH then turn LH (in last repetition all turn RH and LH)

Repeat x2 to finish in original positions but in opposite set

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

Dance Notes

Alternative (by Wes Glindinning) Bars 25-32: All circle 12H round and back.

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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