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A Special Occasion (Brenchley)

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A SPECIAL OCCASION (R3x48) 3C set John Brenchley The Other Kangaroo Paw

1- 8 1s set, dance down below 3s, cast up to 2nd place, pass LSh to face 1st corners (2s step up 3-4)
9-20 Dance to Corners and Set (12 bars):
 Couple in middle change places with corners passing RSh, corners pass RSh in middle with a ΒΌ turn to right to face next corner while supporting corners set (2 bars). Repeat 5 more times to end with corners in diagonally opposite place and 1s meet again in middle RSh to RSh facing own sides
21-24 1s dance out through 2nd place, cast to Right to finish 1M between 3s (1st place) facing 3M, 1L between 2s (3rd place) facing 2L
25-32 1s dance LSh reels of 3 across
33-40 1s dance RSh reels of 3 on opposite sides, 1L+3L also 1M+2M pass RSh to start. End 1M between 3s (1st place), 1L between 2s (3rd place)
41-48 1s change places giving LH, cast to Left to 2nd place opposite sides. All set, all cross RH. 312

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


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