Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Helen And Tom Smith's Jig

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HELEN AND TOM SMITH'S JIG (J4x32) 4C set J Gibson

1- 8 1s and 4s ½ turn partner RH, twirl and 1M and 4L dance out to opposite side followed by partner and chase clockwise ½ way while 2s+3s set, set advancing and turn to face other couple, set and 2s dance under arch made by 3s
9-16 All dance RSh reels of 4 on sides. 4321
17-24 3s+2s dance RH across and LH back while 4s and 1s ½ turn partner RH, twirl and 4L and 1M dance out to opposite side followed by partner and chase clockwise ½ way. 1324
25-32 1s dance Allemande while 3s dance Poussette (to change places) also 2s Allemande as 4s Poussette. 3142

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



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