Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Highlander's Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE HIGHLANDER'S JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) John Bowie Dickson Dunedin 3

1- 8 1s and 3s, passing partner RSh (similar to turn ¾ RH), dance ½ reel of 4 up/down middle, 3s+1s turn partners RH 1¼ times to own sides
9-16 3s+2s+1s set, cross RH and chase clockwise to original places
17-24 1s+2s dance RH across ½ way and set, 1s+3s dance LH across ½ way and set
25-32 1s lead up to top, cross and cast to 2nd place opposite sides, (3s step down 27-28), 2s+1s+3s set and cross RH

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


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