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Sunset Over Connel Bridge

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SUNSET OVER CONNEL BRIDGE (S3x32) 3C set Avril Quarrie, 2016

1- 4 1s cast (2s step up) and set advancing to face 1st corner
5-16 Dance to Corners and Set (12 bars):
 Couple in middle change places with corners passing RSh, corners pass RSh in middle with a ¼ 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 finish 2nd place opposite sides
(Bars 15-16, 1L dances up side line to 2M position while 1M dances down side line to 2L position). (3)(1)(2)
17-24 Middle couple change places RH with opposite dancer to right, new middle couple change places LH with opposite dancer to left;
Middle couple change places RH with opposite dancer to right, all cross RH with partner. 213
25-32 1s+3s dance Chain Progression:
25-26 1s and 3s ¾ turn RH
27-30 1M+3L turn LH 1½ times while partners chase clockwise ½ way
31-23 3s and 1s ¾ turn RH to end on sides in order. 231

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

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Connel Bridge is a cantilever bridge that spans Loch Etive at Connel in Scotland.

The bridge takes the A828 road across the narrowest part of the loch, at the Falls of Lora.

Sunset Over Connel Bridge
Sunset Over Connel Bridge

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