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TACBOOK SCOTTS (S3x48) 3C Set Holly Boyd Célébrations

1- 8 1s+2s+3s dance RSh reels of 3 on sides (1s RSh to 2s to start). 1L and 2M face out
9-16 1s+2s change places dancing the "Maurice Progression":
 9-12 1M+2L dance DoSiDo while 1L+2M cast 1 place (1 bar) and advance to centre and face partner (1 bar), advance as partners retire to form line on 1st corner diagonal ready for...
 13-16 1s+2s dance ½ Poussette. 213
17-20 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 down round 3s finishing between 3s facing down, 2s step in and face down on bar 20
21-24 1s join nearer hands with 3s and 3M+1L+1M+3L join nearer hands and dance down followed by 2s. Bar 24: 3s dance in behind 1s and face up as 2s+1s face up
25-28 2s followed by 1s+3s dance up, 1s cast to 3rd place opposite sides, 2s to 1st place and 3s to 2nd place. 23(1)
29-32 1s cross up to dance ½ Fig up round 3s. 231
33-36 2s+3s+1s set advancing, pass partner LSh, pull back RSh and curve back out to place
37-40 2s+3s+1s turn partner RH
41-48 2s+3s+1s circle 6H round and back

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

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