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Mathilde Is A Delight

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MATHILDE IS A DELIGHT (S3x32) 3C set Raphaëlle Orgeret RSCDS Book 50

1- 8 1s+2s+3s dance Grand Chain
9-16 1L followed by 1M casts to 2nd place opposite sides (2s step up). 1M followed by 1L casts to 3rd place own side (3s step up)
17-24 2s+3s+1s set, turn partners ½ RH, pull back RSh and dance out to opposite sides. All set
25-26 2s+3s+1s circle 6H ½ round to Left. 132
27-32 1s+2s dance The Capstan:-
' 27-28 1s nearer hands joined dance down 2 places while 2s cast up to 1st place
' 29-30 2s nearer hands joined dance down 2 places while 1s cast up to 1st place
' 31-32 1s nearer hands joined dance down 2 places curving into 3rd place while 2s cast up to first place

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


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