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Pluto's Head

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

Pluto's Head by Sue McKinnell 8x32 Reel for 2C

1-8 1M and 2W turn by RH once round, then 1C and 2C circle once round to the left.
9-16 1W and 2M turn by LH once round, then 1C and 2C circle once round to the right.
17-24 1C dance down the dance for 3 bars, turn and dance up to the top for 3 bars, then cast to second place, 2C stepping up on bars 23-24.
25-32 1C and 2C dance rights and lefts.


(Dance crib compiled by the deviser, Sue McKinnell, Sep 1999)

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This reel, Pluto's Head, was inspired by a group outing to Disney Quest, Chicago, where I tried the Animation Academy and learned to draw Pluto's head.

You start by drawing a bunch of circles, then draw meridian lines, and finish by filling in the details.

Suggested music is Lady Susan Stewart's Reel.

Pluto's Head
Pluto's Head

Dance information by the deviser, Sue McKinnell.
Image copyright cogdogblog ( [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons.

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