Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary


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SHINKANSEN (The Bullet Train) (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Ann Dix Reel Friends 3

1- 8 1s+3s dance Double Fig of 8 round 2s
9-16 1s set, dance down middle, cast up round 3s into middle and dance up to places (face out) while 2s stand for 2 bars, set, dance down middle and cast up round 3s to places while 3s stand for 4 bars, set, dance into middle (face down) and cast back to places
17-24 1s+2s+3s dance reels of 3 on sides (1s out and down to start)
25-32 1s+2s dance Poussette. 213

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

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The Shinkansen is a network of high-speed railway lines in Japan.
Shinkansen literally means 'new trunk line', referring to the tracks, but the name is widely used, both inside and outside of Japan, to refer to the trains as well as the system as a whole.

Shinkansen Image
Lineup Of JR East Shinkansen Trains, 2012

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