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New Amsterdam

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NEW AMSTERDAM (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Chris Ronald 2010 Big Apple Collection 2010

1- 8 1s+2s dance the Celtic Cross Progression:
   1-4 1M+2L turn RH as 1L+2M chase anticlockwise ½ way into a line of 4 across, ½ turn partner LH;
   5-8 1L+2M ¾ turn RH as 1M+2L chase ¼ way anticlockwise into a line up/down middle, 2s ¾ turn partner LH to end on own side as 1s turn LH to face 1st corners
9-24 1s Swing Corners:
   9-12 1s turn 1st corner RH, 1s ½ turn LH to face 3rd corner
   13-20 1s repeat 9-12 with 3rd and 2nd corners to face 4th corner
   21-24 1s turn 4th corner RH 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)

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