Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Corn Rigs

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

CORN RIGS (R8x32) 2C (4C set) RSCDS Book 4

1- 8 1s cast down own sides, turn inwards dance back to top
9-16 1s dance full Fig of 8 round 2s
17-24 1s lead down the middle and back
25-32 1s+2s dance Poussette

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

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Rigg is an Old English language word meaning a bumpy fell or ridge, or dweller at a ridge or range of hills.
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Rigg Or Ridge Of Corn

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