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The Moray Firth Hornpipe

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THE MORAY FIRTH HORNPIPE (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Margaret Zadworny Aye Afloat

1- 4 1s dance ½ reflection reels of 3 on own sides (1s in and down to start)
5- 8 1L+2L turn RH 1½ times as 1M+2M turn LH 1½ times and 1s end BtoB facing own sides
9-16 1s dance 4 bars of Double Triangles, 1s dance ½ RSh diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners (pstn) and pass RSh to face own sides
17-24 1s dance 4 bars of Double Triangles, 1s dance ½ LSh diagonal reel of 4 with 2nd corners (pstn) and pass LSh to end facing out 2nd place own sides
25-32 1s cast left and cross up/down to 2nd place opposite sides, all set and cross RH. 213

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

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