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Maureen Vivino

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MAUREEN VIVINO (R8x48) 3C (4C set) Rod Downey 1993 Cane Toad Collection 2012

1- 8 1s+2s+3s dance mirror reels of 3 on sides (1s out/down, 2s in/up, 3s out/up). End 2s in 1st place, 1s in 2nd place, 3s in 3rd place
9-16 1s dance ½ diag R&L with 2L&3M (Man up, Lady down), ½ diag R&L with 2M&3L. 1s end BtoB in centre facing 1st corners (in 3rd corner pstn)
17-24 1s+corners set and turn 2H, 1s face 2nd corner (in 4th corner pstn); 1s+corners set and turn 2H while 1st corners chase clockwise ½ round back to original places
25-32 1s+1st corners set and turn 2H while 2nd corners chase clockwise ½ round back to original places. 1s end BtoB facing 2nd corners
33-40 1s+2nd corners dance diagonal reel of 4. 1s pass LSh to face 1st corners
41-48 1s+1st corners dance diag reel of 4. 1s loop into 2nd place own side facing out. 213

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

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This dance, Maureen Vivino, was first danced in 1993 in Tawa.

Maureen was a lovely dance teacher from Ithaca in upstate New York, and loved vigorous dances, so I wrote this for her in that spirit. She also was a founder of Moosewood Restaurant.

Dance information by Rod Downey.

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