San Francisco Surprise
by Sue McKinnell 8x32 Strathspey for 3C
Bars  
1-4 1C turn BH and cast one place to face 1st corners as 2C step up.
5-8 1C dance a reel of four with 1st corners, passing right shoulder in the center to face 2nd corners.
9-12 1C dance a reel of four with 2nd corners, ending by dancing into the center and around each other right shoulder to right shoulder (gypsy) to finish in 2nd place on opposite sides.
13-16 2C, 1C, and 3C dance a set and link for three couples to end in lines across the dance.
17-28 2C, 1C, and 3C dance rights and lefts for three couples.
29-32 2C, 1C, and 3C dance a set and link for three couples to end in the order 2, 1, 3.
Repeat.
Suggested music is The Marquis of Lorne from Muckle Carfuffle.
This dance was written for Nicole Clifton and Ian Sutherland, who married in May 2004 in San Francisco and told the dance group about it several weeks later. The gypsy figure in bars 9-12 was added by them during the first dancing of this dance and before they knew it was written for them.
  07/04