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The Minister On The Mississippi

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THE MINISTER ON THE MISSISSIPPI (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Lara Friedman-Shedlov 2012 Eight by Thirty-Two

1- 8 1s lead down (2s step up 3-4); 1s lead up (2 bars) to above 3s; and turn RH into prom hold facing up
9-16 1s+3s dance reel of 3 across (1s LSh to 3M). Bar 16: 2s dance in (above 1s) and 3s dance in (behind 1s), all face up in prom hold
17-24 2s+1s+3s dance Allemande, 1s Petronella turn to end 1L between 3s (at top) facing down, 1M between 2s facing up
25-32 All set, all advance and retire (1 step each), all change places RH with person opposite and 1s Petronella turn to 2nd place own side. 213

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

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