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Travelling To America

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TRAVELLING TO AMERICA (R8x40) 3C (4C set) Gary Coull

1- 8 1s+2s dance RH across and LH back
9-16 1s set, cast (2s step up); 1s turn LH to face 1st corners
17-24 1s dance diagonal RSh reel of 4 with 1st corners and end facing 1st corners again
25-32 1s dance RSh reels of 3 on opposite sides (1s RSh to 1st corner to start). Bars 31-32: 1s dance across to 2nd place own side, 1L from 3M's place, 1M from 1L's place
33-40 2s+1s+3s set twice; 2s+1s+3s turn partner RH

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


Travelling to America
Gary Coull    Banffshire 75th Jubilee Book
Reel   8 x 40 bars   3 Couple Repeat   4 Couple Set   Longwise Set

  1-8   1s2s right hands across and back;

  9-10 1s set;

11-12 1s cast;

13-16 1s turn by the left to finish facing first corners;

17-24 1s diagonal reel of 4 with first corners;

25-30 reels of 3 on the sides, 1s giving right shoulder to first corners to start;

31-32 1s cross to 2nd place on own sides;

33-36 2s1s3s take hands on the sides and set twice.

37-40 2s 1s 3s turn by the right.

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


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