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Old And Dangerous

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OLD AND DANGEROUS (S8x32) 2C (4C set) Gary Thomas The San Andreas Collection

1- 8 1s+2s set, 1L casts down while 2M casts up and 1M+2L pass LSh to face partners on 1st corner diagonal; 1s+2s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4
9-16 1s+2s dance "Revolving Chain":
' 9 1s+2s ½ turn partner RH
' 10 1L+2M turn ⅜ LH while partners dance ⅛ round outside (into line up/down)
' 11-14 Repeat bars 9-10 twice (bar 12 – line on 2nd corner diagonal, bar 14 – line across set)
15-16 Men turn ¾ RH, Ladies turn ¾ RH all to progressed positions, 1M and 2L face out
17-24 1M casts up, 2L casts down, dance DoSiDo and set while 1L+2M dance DoSiDo, set twice Advancing, passing retiring 2L/1M and passing each other to face partner on diagonal
25-32 1s+2s turn partner 2H (2 bars), dance ½ poussette and set

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


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