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Miss Jane Muirhead Of Dunsmuir

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MISS JANE MUIRHEAD OF DUNSMUIR (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Tom Winter Dunsmuir Dances

1- 8 1s dance in and cast to 2nd place, 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s
9-16 2s+1s+3s set and cross RH, 2s+3s set and cross RH while 1s turn RH, pull back RSh to face 1st corners
17-24 1s turn corners 2H, pass RSh to turn 2nd corners 2H and pass RSh to 2nd place own side
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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


MISS JANE MUIRHEAD OF DUNSMUIR 32 Bar Strathspey For Three Couples Thomas Winter

Bars 1 - 8 1st couple dance in and up, taking nearer hands briefly, and cast into second place in four bars. 2nd couple step up on bars 3 - 4. 1st couple dance a half figure of eight up through the 2nd couple.
Bars 9 - 12 2nd, 1st, and 3rd couples set and cross with right hands.
Bars 13 - 16 2nd and 3rd couples set and cross with right hands back to place. Meanwhile 1st couple set and turn with right hands a little more than halfway and pull back right shoulders to finish facing first corners.
Bars 17 - 24 1st couple turn first corners with both hands, pass right shoulders, turn second corners with both hands, and pass right shoulders to finish in second place.
Bars 25 - 32 2nd, 1st, and 3rd couples circle six hands round and back.
Repeat, having passed a couple.

(Dance Crib compiled by Thomas Winter, July 2000 - Copyright © 2000 by Thomas Winter. All rights reserved.)


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