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Royal Edinburgh

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ROYAL EDINBURGH (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Elizabeth A Harry Edinburgh 90th Anniv

1- 8 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s while 2s+3s set, cross RH. 1s+2s+3s set, turn RH ½ way to face up in promenade hold
9-16 1s+2s+3s promenade, 1s cast to face 1st corners, 2s finish in 1st place
17-24 1s set to corners. 1s pass 2nd corners RSh to 2nd place opposite sides and cross RH to own sides
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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This dance, Royal Edinburgh, was devised by Elizabeth Harry from RSCDS Edinburgh and published in a collection of Scottish Country Dances to celebrate the 90th Anniversary of the Edinburgh Branch of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society in 2014.

The original tune "The Royal Edinburgh" was composed by Iain T. MacPhail and the music was recorded by Graeme Munro and his Scottish dance band on the RSCDS Edinburgh 90th Anniversary recording.

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