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The Run Rigg

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The Run Rigg
J. Duncan Keppie Haliburton School Of Arts SCD Book 6:
3/6x32 Bar Reel
3-couple dance in 3-couple set

  1-8   TEAPOTS: 2nd couple dance 3-hands across with right hands, 2nd woman with 1st couple, 2nd man with 3rd couple; then switch ends to dance 3-hands across with left hands, 2nd woman with 3rd couple, 2nd man with 2nd couple;

  9-16 DOWN MIDDLE AND UP IN ALLEMANDE HOLD: 3rd couple followed by 2nd and 1st couples lead down the middle, keeping right hands joined both swivel to their left into allemande hold, then dance up the middle staying in the centre;

17-24 RIGG: women unwind changing sides with partner (2 bars), 1st, 2nd, and 3rd couples chase clockwise halfway round to own sides (4 bars), and set;

25-32 ¾ RIGHTS AND LEFTS AND SET: top two couples (3rd and 2nd) dance ¾ rights and lefts, and set.

Repeat twice.

(Dance crib compiled by the deviser, J. Duncan Keppie)

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