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The Sands Of Asilomar

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THE SANDS OF ASILOMAR (S4x32) 4C set John Drewry Autumn Collection 1984

1- 8 1s ½ turn 2H, face partner and set; all cast (pull back RSh) and chase clockwise ½ round to own side (Men follow 4M, Ladies follow 1L). 4321
9-12 1s+4s ½ turn partner RH moving towards centre to dance ½ RH across ending in original places
13-16 3s+2s ½ turn partner RH and dance ½ RH across ending in original places. 1234
17-20 1L+2M and 3L+4M change places passing RSh, all ½ turn partner 2H on side opening out for...
21-24 1s+2s and 3s+4s circle 4H round 1¼ to left. End 1s and 3s facing down, 2s and 4s facing up nearer hands joined with partner (1s face 2s, 3s face 4s)
25-28 All set advancing to pass facing couple, 1s+4s set advancing to pass while 2s/3s drop hands and dance up/down and cast to 1st/4th place
29-32 4s dance up and cast to 2nd place while 1s dance down and cast up to 3rd place. 2413

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

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