Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Barman's Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

Barman's Jig
Maggie and Duncan Keppie   Haliburton School Of Arts SCD Book 6:
6/8x32 Jig
2-couple dance in 3, 4-couple longways set

  1-8   1ST COUPLE TURN AND ½ FIGURE OF 8: 1st couple turn by the right, then cross downwards to dance a half figure of 8 through 2nd couple ending in 1st place on opposite side;

  9-16 2ND COUPLE TURN AND ½ FIGURE OF 8: 2nd couple turn by the left and then cross upwards to dance a half figure of 8 through 1st couple ending in 2nd place on opposite side;

17-24 SET AND LINK TWICE: 1st AND 2nd couples set and link twice ending facing clockwise;

25-26 CHASE: 1st and 2nd couples chase clockwise round halfway to own side in progressed places;

28-32 SET AND SPRING POINTS: 1st couple set and spring points.

REPEAT FROM 2ND PLACE.

(Dance Crib compiled by the devisers, Maggie and Duncan Keppie)



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