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St Andrew's Nicht

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ST ANDREW'S NICHT (J48) Round The Room Mary Isdal MacNab Dances #13
Round the room dance, 2 facing 2

1- 8 All dance RH across and LH back
9-16 Ladies cross RH, set to other partner and turn LH
17-24 Ladies cross back RH, set to partner and turn LH
25-32 Men advance pas-de-basque, set and Tulloch turn to face partners
33-40 All dance diagonal reel of 4
41-48 All dance Poussette to face next couple

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

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"Nicht" is Scots for "night"
This picture was taken on midsummer night at 10.30pm! It is testimony to the long hours of daylight in summer in 'high latitudes".

St Andrew's Nicht Image
View From Dundee Extending As Far As St Andrews Bay With The Coast Of Fife In The Distance

Image Copyright Val Vannet under this Creative Commons Licence.
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