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The Middleton Medley

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THE MIDDLETON MEDLEY (M-8x(S16+J16)) 3C (4C set) Robert M Campbell RSCDS Book 22

1- 8 1s dance down below 3s and cast back to places, 1s+2s turn RH and change places LH with 2s on own sides
9-16 1s set advancing and face 1st corner, turn 1st corner RH, turn 2nd corner LH and turn partner RH to face 1st corners

1- 8 1s set to 1st corner, set to each other across the dance (as in 'Hello-Goodbye') and turn partner with 2H to end facing 2nd corners
9-16 Set to 2nd corner moving to place between 2s/3s (as in 'Hello-Goodbye'), set to partner and turn 2H to end in 2nd place own sides

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

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Some editions of RSCDS Book 22 and the original 'Silver Anniversary Booklet' (Hamilton Ontario RSCDS) have 'Reel' for the second part of the medley.

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