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TRISKELION (M-S3x32+3xR32) 3C Triangular set Ian Brockbank Dunedin Dances Book 6 2013

1- 4 Men dance to Lady on right while Ladies cast into partner's place, Ladies dance to Lady's place on right while their partners cast into Man's place
5- 8 Repeat bars 1-4
9-16 1s+3s (2nd/1st place) dance ½ Men's Chain, 1M+3L(1st place)+2s(3rd place) dance ½ Men's Chain
17-24 Ladies petronella turn into Lady's place to right and set, Ladies repeat (to partner)
25-32 All circle 6H round and back. 231

Repeat twice as Strathspey then three times as Reel

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

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Dance devised for Clare Lyddon and Peter Edwards (Dunedin Dancers) to celebrate their wedding in 2002.

A triskelion is a motif consisting of three interlocked spirals, or three bent human legs.

Triskelion Example, The Flag Of The Isle Of Man

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