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Snow On The Mountain

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SNOW ON THE MOUNTAIN (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Lara Friedman-Shedlov White Rose of Scotland

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast to 2nd place and dance ½ Fig of 8 (1L round 2s and 1M round 3s) ending BtoB facing own sides (2s up)
9-16 2s+1s+3s dance Petronella Double Triangles:
 1s dance normal Double Triangles and end BtoB Lady facing up and Man down while corners set, petronella on 1 place anticlockwise, set and petronella on 1 place anticlockwise
17-24 1L+3s (at top) dance RH across while 1M+2s dance RH across, 3M followed by 3L+1L also 2L followed by 2M+1M chase clockwise ½ way
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, Snow On The Mountain, was devised by Lara Friedman-Shedlov in 2003 for Audrey McClellan's novel "The White Rose Of Scotland", the second of the three love stories about life on the fictional island of Eilean Dubh.

Snow On The Mountain
Snow On The Mountain
The Ridge Of A'Chioch, Ben More, Scotland

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