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Joy Newman's Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

JOY NEWMAN'S JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Harry Rhodes Snowdon Book 1

1- 8 1s+2s dance Espagnole:-
' 1-2 1s+2s cross (Ladies lead across RH passing between Men) with Ladies changing places RH
' 3-4 1s+2s cross back (Men lead across RH between Ladies) with Men changing places RH
' 5-8 2s turn RH as 1s turn LH
9-16 3s+1s dance 'reverse' Espagnole:-
' 3s+1s cross (Men between Ladies) with Men changing places LH, all cross back (Ladies between Men) with Ladies changing places LH, 3s turn LH as 1s turn
17-24 1s cross RH, cast up 1 place and turn LH 1ΒΌ times
25-32 2s+1s+3s dance reels of 3 on own sides (1s give LSh to person on their Left)

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



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