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Trip To Austin

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TRIP TO AUSTIN (S4x32) 4C set Terry Glasspool Itch To Dance
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 All dance reels of 4 on sides
9-16 1s+2s also 3s+4s circle 4H round to left, 1s and 4s cast in 1 place and lead up/down to places while 2s and 3s cross up/down and cast in 1 place
17-24 All dance interlocking Allemandes:
 1s+3s dance Allemande up to end in 3rd/1st places while 2s+4s Allemande down to end 4th/2nd places. 3(4)1(2)
25-32 4s+1s dance the Bourrel:
 4L+1L set advancing, ¾ turn 2H and twirl to end BtoB (1L facing up and 4L down) while partners chase anticlockwise ½ way to face partners
 1s+4s set to partners and ¾ turn 2H to sides having changed places. 31(4)(2)

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

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