Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Jack's Delight

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

JACK'S DELIGHT (M-(S64+R64)) (Sq.Set) Anselm Lingnau

Strathspey
1- 8 All circle 8H round and back
9-16 1s+3s dance LH across for 3 bars and pivot left, cast to own places and all 4 couples set
17-24 2s+4s dance RH across for 3 bars and pivot right, cast to own places and all 4 couples set
25-32 All turn corners RH and partner LH, turn corners RH and partner ¾ LH to end Men BtoB in middle facing partner on the outside
33-40 All set (4 bars), all dance interlocking ½ reels 4 across (Ladies giving LH in middle) and Men end BtoB facing their corner pstn
41-48 Repeat bars 33-40 to end with Ladies in own places and Men facing opposite lady
49-56 All ½ turn RH and Ladies dance ½ LH across in middle to face partner while Men set, all turn RH 1¼ times to end Men facing in and Ladies out
57-64 All dance ½ Schiehallion reel to original places

Reel
1-64 Repeat in reel time

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


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