Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Riggs Of Corn

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

RIGGS OF CORN (R8x32) 2C (4C set) B Campbell Glasgow Assembly

1- 8 1s followed by 2s (who dance up) cast and dance down outside, turn in and 2s followed by 1s dance up to top to places (2s dance down to 2nd place)
9-16 1s+2s dance double Fig of 8
17-24 1s followed by 2s (who dance up) dance down the middle, 2s divide and follow 1s up to places
25-32 1s+2s dance Poussette

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


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Rigg is an Old English language word meaning a bumpy fell or ridge, or dweller at a ridge or range of hills.
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Rigg Or Ridge Of Corn


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