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TRIBUTE TO THE BORDERS (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Roy Goldring RSCDS Leaflet Dances 31

1- 8 1s cross RH and cast 1 place, turn RH 1½ times to end in promenade hold facing 2M
9-16 1s dance ½ RSh reel of 3 on Man's side, cross to face 3L and dance ½ RSh reel on Ladies' side 1s end facing 3L (in top place), still in promenade hold
17-24 1s set to 3L, swivel right and set to 2L, set to 2M, set to 3M (2s+3s set advancing into centre) ready for...
25-32 3s+1s+2s Allemande. 3124

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

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Roy Goldring   RSCDS Leaflet 11
Jig   8 x 32 bars   3 Couple Repeat   4 Couple Set   Longwise Set

  1-8   1s cross, cast and turn by the right, finishing in promenade hold facing 2M;

  9-12 2M1s3M half reel of 3 on the Mn's side (1s giving right shoulder to 2M to start);

13-16 2L1s3L half reel of 3 on the Ls' side (1s giving right shoulder to 3L to start), 1s finishing (still with promenade hold) facing 3L (in 1L's place);

17-18 1s set to 3L, pulling right shoulder back to finish facing 2L;

19-20 1s set to 2L and finish facing 2M;

21-22 1s set to 2M and finish facing 3M;

23-24 2s 3s advance to take allemande hold WHILE 1s set to 3M and finish in allemande hold facing up;

25-32 3s1s2s allemande.

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

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