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The Raven's Dance

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THE RAVEN'S DANCE (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Derek Haynes Carnforth Collection 5

1- 8 1s+2s dance double Fig of 8 (1s cross down and 2s out and up to start)
9-16 1s cross down to dance reflection reels of 3 on opposite sides and end facing down (Lady on Man's right)
17-24 1s (Lady leading) dance an Alternating Tandem RSh reel of 3 across with 2s (RSh to 2M) and end in centre facing down
25-32 1s dance down between 3s, cast up 1 place (opposite sides), lead up between 2s, cross and cast to 2nd place own sides

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

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