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A Marriage Made In Dancing

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A MARRIAGE MADE IN DANCING (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Ann Campbell Who's Who in Toronto

1- 4 1s dance in and cast off one place (2s step up 3-4). 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s
9-16 2s+1s+3s set and cross RH, set and cross RH
17-24 2s+1s+3s chase clockwise ½ round and dance DoSiDo with partner. (3)1(2)
25-28 1s dance ½ diagonal R&L with 3L and 2M (1M down, 1L up)
29-32 1s dance ½ diagonal R&L with 3M and 2L (1M down, 1L up)

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


A MARRIAGE MADE IN DANCING 8X32 Strathspey for 3C (4C set) Ann Campbell Who's Who in Toronto

1- 4 First couple, dancing in to acknowledge partner, cast off one place. Second couple step up on bars 3-4.
(I would say: 1s Flirt and Cast. 2s step up 3-4)
5- 8 First couple dance a half figure of eight round second couple.
9-12 Second, first and third couple set and cross, giving right hand.
13-16 Repeat bars 9-12.
17-20 Second, first and third couples chase clockwise half-way round.
21-24 Third, first and second couples dance back to back.
25-28 First couple dance half diagonal rights and lefts with third woman and second man.
29-32 First couple dance half diagonal rights and lefts with third man and second woman.
Repeat from new places.

(Dance Crib compiled by the deviser, Ann Campbell)


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