Minard Castle

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Name: Minard Castle Type: Reel Bars: 40
Set: 4 couple longwise (3 couple dance) Devised by: W. H. Gilroy
Published in: RSCDS Book 22

RSCDS Book 22 (Pocket edition, No 8, page 15), 1984

Own music: Unknown Suggested music: Unknown

Dance instructions

1 - 4 1s set to each other then cast off 1 place.
5 - 8 1st lady with 2s and 1st man with 3s dance 3 hands round.
9 - 16 2s, 1s & 3s dance reels of 3 on the sides. 1s dance up the middle with nearer hands joined to start.
17 - 24 1st lady dances a reel of 3 across the dance with the 2s while 1st man dances a reel of 3 across the dance with the 3s. 1s finish back to back in the middle of the set, lady facing up and man facing down.
25 - 32 All dance double triangles, 1s finish in 2nd place on own sides.
33 - 40 All dance 6 hands round and back.

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