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   A Celt's New Dance         by Gary Roodman                1996 
           4 couples, square formation 
   Part I
   Part        Bars        Description
   A1        4        Join hands. All in a double and out
           4        Face partner and do two changes of grand chain
                   Reform the set with original opposite as partner 
   A2        8        All that again to original place, with new partner
   B1        2        With partner, Turn by the right 3/4 until womem are in the center
           4        Women star left once
                   while men walk CW halfway around outside
           2        Meet opposite, turn by the right hand halfway so men are in center
   B2        4        Men star left once around
                   while women walk CW around outside
           4        Meet partner and turn by the right halfway into home positions.
   Part II
   Part        Bars        Description
   A1        4        Side with partner 
           4        Two changes of grand chain, starting partner by right hand 
   A2        4        Side with new partner (original opposite) 
           4        Two changes of grand chain
                   End with original partner in opposite places 
   B1        2        Head couples lead in to middle
           2        Heads change hands & lead out
                   while sides lead into middle 
           2        Heads cast to side positions
                   while sides meet opposites & lead out to nearest head positions 
           2        All 2 hand turn opposites
   B2        8        All that again, with heads & sides reversing roles
                   All end in original places
   Part III
   Part        Bars        Description
   A1        4        Partners arm right & fall back
           4        Two changes of grand chain, starting partner by right hand 
   A2        8        All that again from new positions
                   End near partner in lines along the sides, facing in
                   (Original sides are in center of lines, heads at ends)
   B1        2        Lines fall back 
           2        All turn single
           4        Lines come forward, cross through passing right shoulders
                   reform into lines at heads, facing in
                   (Ends cross with half-gypsy and move in
                   while middles move out to join ends of new lines)
   B2        4        Lines fall back & all turn single.
           4        Lines come forward, cross through passing right shoulders
                   Reform the set into a square with original partner in home postion
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