A Bend in the River
by Sue McKinnell 8x32 Strathspey for 3C
1-8 1W, followed by 1M dance down between 2C, out the side between 2W & 3W, cast behind 3W, dance up the center between 3C, dance out the side between 2M & 3M, cast behind 3M. 1C meet in the center below 3C; 2C step up on bars 1-2.
9-12 1C dance up to the center in 2nd place and turn BH once round, ending in 2nd place on own sides, 1W facing down and 1M facing up. 2W & 3W turn on bar 12 to face down, while 2M & 3M turn on bar 12 to face up.
13-16 2C, 1C, & 3C chase CW way to end 3, 1, 2 on opposite sides.
17-24 2C, 1C, & 3C dance set and link for 3 couples twice to end 2, 1, 3 on own sides.
25-32 2C & 1C dance a non-progressive Rondel: 1C cross up beneath the arch made by 2C, who cross down, and all cast up or down to meet on the sides (bars 25-27); 1W & 2W dance across the set under the arch made by 1M & 2M (there is no crossing here) and all cast up or down to dance in the ends (bars 28-30); 1C dance down to 2nd place on own sides under an arch made by 2C, who dance up to 1st place on own sides.
Suggested music is Bonnie Flowers O'er the Muir from None So Pretty.