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Sarona

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SARONA (S4x32) 4C set John Drewry Summer Collection 9
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s and 4s petronella turn into centre (2s and 3s step down/up slightly), all set (in diamond formations), 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance RH across
9-16 1s+4s dance ½ reel of 4 in centre; pass partner RSh and curve to right to turn Lady/Man on side 2H to end BtoB facing opposite sides (4s between 2s and 1s between 3s)
17-20 4s+2s also 1s+3s dance ½ reels of 4 across;
21-24 2s and 3s dance in (passing 4s/1s) RSh, pass partner RSh to end in 1st/3rd place of a square set, 2s facing down, 3s facing up, Lady on Man's Left, while
1s and 4s dance out to sides – 1M+4L to 2nd place, 4M+1L to 4th place, Lady on Man's Left, All set nearer hands joined with "partners"
25-32 All advance 1 step, pivot right about on spot and chase clockwise (2 bars), flowing into 8H round ½ way into longwise set (4 bars) 24(1)(3)

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


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