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  • Lydia Hedge

    Lydia Hedge May 12, 2006, 5:31 p.m. (Message 45267)

    Re: The Swan

    After a request, I am including the last 8 bars (typed from the original book) 
    at the bottom of this message (after having deleted all but the relevant bits).
    
    Lydia
    
    > THE SWAN (S8x32) 2c (4C set) Aoteaora Coll. (NZ)
    
    > The "Original Crib" is:
    > 25-32 All set; 1c cast off one place, __ cross diagonally LH, cast up___,
    >       while 2c lead up, cast down, lead up.
    > 
    > Well, I don't know what "cross diagonally LH" means.
    > And then, if 1c cast up while 2c lead up (and it is a 2C dance) they will
    >       end on the same place...
    > 
    > My interpretation is:
    > 25-32 All set; 1c cast off one place, ___cross up, cast down___, while 2c
    >       lead up, cast down, lead up.
    
    ORIGINAL INSTRUCTIONS
    from Aotearoa Collection
    
    25-26 First and second couples, joining nearer hands, set on the sidelines.
    
    27-28 First couple cast off one place while second couple, taking nearer 
    hands, dance up to top place.
    
    29-30 Second couple cast off one place while first couple, taking right 
    hands, dance up and cross over to own side in top place.
    
    31-32 First couple cast off one place while second couple, taking nearer 
    hands, dance up to top place.
          

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