Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Midnight Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE MIDNIGHT JIG (J8x32) 2C (4C set) Hans Prade Snow Collection Strasbourg

1- 4 1s dance down between the 2s and cast up round them back to places
5- 8 1s dance ½ Fig 8 round 2s, joining RH with partner in passing
9-16 2s repeat bars 1- 8 respectively round 1s, joining LH with partner
17-24 1s and 2s Adv+Ret then ½ R&L
25-32 RHA, LHA

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


The Midnight Jig (J8x32) 2C (4C set)

1 - 4 1s dance down between the 2s and cast up round them back to places.
5 - 8 1s dance ½ Fig8 round 2s, joining RH with partner in passing.
9 - 16 2s repeat bars 1- 8 respectively round 1s, joining LH with partner.
17 - 24 1s and 2s Adv+Ret then ½ R&L.
25 - 32 RHA, LHA.

(Dance Crib compiled by the deviser, Hans Prade)



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