The Highland Fair

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Dance details

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Name: The Highland Fair Type: Jig Bars: 32
Set: 4 couple longwise (2 couple dance) Devised by: Unknown
Published in: RSCDS Book of Graded Scottish Country Dances (Pocket edition, No. 6, Page 27), 1984
Own music: Unknown Suggested music: Unknown

Dance instructions

1 - 8 1s cast off and dance down behind own lines for 4 steps. Turn outwards and dance back to place.
9 - 16 1s & 2s turn partner right hand and dance back to place then turn partner left hand and dance back to place.
17 - 24 1s, followed by 2s lead down the middle of the dance for 4 steps. 2s, followed by 1s lead up the middle of the dance, 2s finish in 1st place & 1s finish in 2nd place.
25 - 32 2s & 1s dance rights & lefts

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