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A Starter For Ten

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

A Starter for Ten
Roy Goldring   Graded and Social Dances 3
Jig   5 x 32 bars   5 Couple Repeat   5 Couple Set   Longwise Set

  1-2   1s cross by the right;

  3-4   1s cast 2 places;

  5-8   3s1M 1L4s right hands across;

  9-12 1L cross up, 1M down, into half figures of 8 across;

13-16 3s1M 1L4s left hands across;

17-20 2M1L 1M5L turn by the right, 1s finishing by passing by the right;

21-24 2L1M 1L5M turn by the left, finishing 2s3s1s4s5s on own sides;

25-28 1s advance and cast to 5th place;

29-32 2s 3s 4s 5s 1s turn both hands (skip change).

(MAXICRIB. Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)

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