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  • Eddy West

    Eddy West Feb. 8, 2006, 7:23 a.m. (Message 44187)

    Re: Ailsa Craig: question

    Yes, you have solved the puzzle.
    
    ----- Original Message ----- 
    From: "Norah Link" <xxxxx.xxxx@xxxxxxxxx.xx>
    To: "'SCD news and discussion'" <xxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx.xxx>
    Sent: Wednesday, February 08, 2006 4:16 PM
    Subject: Ailsa Craig: question
    
    
    >I have a friend who is trying to sort out the dance Ailsa Craig (32S3), and
    > she only has the mini-crib to work from.  I don't have the original
    > instructions either, so while I can take a guess I can't be sure as to the
    > answer to her question.
    >
    > Her concern is with the "Progressive Chain" in the last eight bars.  She 
    > (we
    > both) saw the term "progressive chain" and immediately thought of the 
    > chain
    > in MacDonald of the Isles.  Unfortunately, that does not give a valid
    > progression.  Here is what I came up with under speculation:  can anyone
    > confirm or deny (and correct)?
    >
    > Starting order: 1 2 3, all on own sides.
    > bars 1-2:  C1 turn RH, while 2L+3L, 2M+3M change on the sides RH.  Order 1 
    > 3
    > 2.
    > bars 3-4:  1L+3L, 1M+3M change on the sides LH, while C2 turn LH at the
    > bottom.  Order 3 1 2.
    > bars 5-6:  C3 turn RH at the top, while 1L+2L, 1M+3M change on the sides 
    > RH.
    > Order 3 2 1.
    > bars 7-8:  3L+2L, 3M+2M change on the sides LH, while C1 turn LH at the
    > bottom.  Order 2 3 1.
    >
    > thanks in advance
    >
    > Norah
    >
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