Dance Video The Torridon Cross (Video 1)

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The Torridon Cross (J48, John Brenchley: The Other Kangaroo Paw)
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Eric Ferguson (March 19, 2016, 11:36 p.m.) – Source: YouTube
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An instructional Country Dance video by Chiswick Scottish Country Dance Club London. Once through.

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The Torridon Cross 4/4L · J48

3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1s+4s cross RH, cast to 2nd/3rd places, 1s+4s dance LH across remaining in middle with 1s facing 2s, 3s facing 4s
1s+2s also 3s+4s turn RH once round. 1s+4s in middle chase anticlockwise 1 place round to finish BtoB in centre with1s facing Men's side, 4s facing Ladies' side
1s+4s set to corners and partner (as »Hello-Goodbye«) to finish BtoB in centre with 4s facing up, 1s facing down
All dance Interlocking diagonal reels of 4 giving LH across in centre. Finish as end bar 16
1s+4s dance RSh round »corner« into centre, dance RH across, retain ptnr's hand with 1s turning to face down/ 4s face up
1s+4s cross out of ends and cast up/down to finish 2 4 (1) (3)
All turn partner RH, all circle 8H round 1/2 way to finish 3 1 (4) (2)

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