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Subarashii Saitama Strathspey

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SUBARASHII SAITAMA STRATHSPEY (S4x32) Sq.Set Peter Marshall Saitama 10th Ann. Collection

1- 8 1s nearer hands joined dance between 3s, separate and cast round 3s, dance out between 2s/4s (1M between 2s, 1L between 4s) and back to place
9-16 Men RH across, dance out through partner's place and chase clockwise ½ round to opposite place while Ladies chase clockwise ½ round and dance RH across to opposite place. All now in opposite place with partner.
17-20 All Set And Progressive Link:
 17-18 All set
 19-20 Men dance in front of partner to next Man's place to right while Ladies cast behind partner to next Ladies place to Left. Now opposite partner. Men face out
21-24 All dance Ladies' Chain ½ way (Ladies RH in middle) turning partner LH into promenade hold and face anticlockwise
25-32 All, in Allemande hold, dance anticlockwise round to end 1 place round from original position

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

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