The Dundee City Police Jig
Scottish Country Dance Instruction
THE DUNDEE CITY POLICE JIG
(J6x16) 5C set John W Mitchell Whetherly Book 2
Each couple dance 32 bars. A New Couple starts after 16 bars (ie on bars 1, 17, 33, 49 and 65)
1- 8 1s turn out and join hands with 2s on sides and set, 1s ½ turn 2s on sides and dance ½ Figs of 8 round 2s
9-16 1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides with 2s+3s dancing in between 3s to start and ending by ½ turning 3s
2s (at top) now start repeating the dance from bar 1 while original 1s continue as follows:-
17-24 (New Couple starts as at bar 1) as 1s face out nearer hands joined with 4s and set, 1s ½ turn 4s on sides, cross RH to own side and cast down to 5th place
25-32 5s+1s dance R&L
(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
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Dundee (fully named as Dundee City) is the fourth-largest city in Scotland and lies on the north bank of the Firth of Tay, which feeds into the North Sea.
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