Dance Video Rouken Glen (Video 1)

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Rouken Glen (S72, Scottish Dances collected by Mary Isdal MacNab)
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Murrough Landon (May 5, 2020, 6:40 p.m.) – Source: YouTube
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Rouken Glen 4/4L · S72

1M+2L also 3M+4L change places passing RSh, 1L+2M also 3L+4M repeat
1M+2L also 3M+4L turn RH 1.1/2 times to original places, 1L+2M also 3L+4M repeat but end in the middle, BtoB, facing partners
All dance diagonal reels of 4 ending in original places
1s+2s also 3s+4s Adv+Ret 1 step & circle 4H round to left to end in lines of 4 facing down with Ladies in middle, 1M & 3M in own places & 2M & 4M on Ladies side
"Winding up" Keeping nearer hands joined 1M followed by partner & 2L dance under arms of 2s back into a line across all facing down (with LH in partners RH resting on their RSh), 1M dance in front of his partner & under arch made by Ladies to end facing down while 3s+4s dance similarly
All dance down for 4 steps, turn about holding hands above heads & dance up with crossed arms held out in front
"Unwind" 2M turns L about as 2L turn L about under her arm followed by 1L+1M to end in a line across as at beginning of Winding Up while 3s+4s dance similarly, all dance to L for 4 steps with 3M & 4M rotating their line cl'wise to join hands with 1s+2s to form in large circle (2M+3M also 1M+4M join hands)
All circle 8H round to left
1s make an arch & 4M leads others (with hands joined) under arch, 1M being last through & (if possible) all dance out of room

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