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Orange To Aotearoa

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ORANGE TO AOTEAROA (S3x32) 3C set Gaye Collin SCD Is All Around The World

1- 4 1s nearer hands joined dance down (2 step), face each other and set advancing passing BtoB to face up (2s step up 3-4)
5- 8 1s dance up, cast to 2nd place opposite sides. 1M faces out
9-16 2s+1s dance Ladies' Chain, 1s dancing on at end to finish in centre, BtoB, 1L facing up, 1M facing down
17-24 Glorified Fig of 8:
 17-20 1s dance out of ends, cast Left, dance in through 2nd place opposite sides and turn ¾ LH while bars 19-20 2s+3s Adv(1) touch RH +Ret(1)
 21-24 1s dance out of same ends as before, cast Right, into 2nd place own sides
25-32 1s+3s dance the Bourrel:
 25-28 1M+3L set advancing, ¾ turn 2H and twirl to end BtoB (Lady facing up and Man down) while partners chase anticlockwise to face partner
 26-32 Set to partners and turn 2H (sometimes RH) to own sides having changed places

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

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