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SUSAN (S3x32) 3C set John Drewry Greenburn Book 3

1- 8 1s and 3s (facing diagonally in) set, 1M+3L ¾ turn RH and cast back to place while partners cast to 3rd/1st place and ¾ turn LH to places, 1s and 3s ½ turn RH to 1M+3L BtoB facing partner in diagonal line of 4
9-16 1s+3s dance RSh diagonal reel of 4 and end in original places
17-24 1s+2s+3s circle 6H round and back
25-32 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s, cross down to 2nd place and cast to 3rd place

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

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This strathspey, Susan, is in memory of Susan Nedderman of Cambridge.

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