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The Muckle Burn

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THE MUCKLE BURN (J5x40) 5C set Ian Barbour Dancers' Choice

1- 8 1s and 3s cast 1 place and dance LH across 1½ way to end facing corners (1M-5L, 1L-4M, 3M-4L, 3L-2M)
9-16 1s and 3s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners, ½ diagonal reel with 2nd corners and end facing 3rd corner
17-24 1s and 3s dance ½ diagonal reel with 3rd corners ending on side (53412) and all set and cross RH
25-32 5s+3s also 4s+1s Set&Link and dance RH across
33-40 All dance 5 couple Set&Link twice (as 3 couple Set&Link but 2 couples on left dance up/down while others 3 cast and chase) 24153

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

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