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Midsummer Common

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MIDSUMMER COMMON (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Tom and Lindsey Ibbotson RSCDS Book 49

1- 8 1s set, ½ turn RH, lead down, cross below 3s, cast up to 2nd place own sides (2s step up 5-6)
9-16 1s set advancing to 1st corners and turn 1st corners 2H finishing 1M between 3s, 1L between 2s. 1s set advancing to 2nd corners, turn 2nd corners 2H and retain 2nd corner's LH
17-24 1M+2s also 1L+3s circle 3H round to Left, 1s pull back RSh to face up/down set. 1s set, petronella turn to 2nd place own sides
25-32 2s+1s dance Poussette

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

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