Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Adele's Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ADELE'S JIG (J3x40) 3 Person Triangular set Jack Pressley
3 dancers arranged as Triangular set

1-12 All 3 dancers Petronella turn and set 3 times back to place
13-16 All dance RH across ending with dancer 1 facing down between 2 and 3 facing up
17-24 All set as Double Triangles, all set advancing, pull back RSh to invert Double Triangles; repeat back to original place
25-32 All dance Coupé pas-de-basque and Set
33-36 All dance in, passing RSh in centre to end 1 place to right of start place
37-40 All circle 3H round to left. 231

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


Adele's Jig 40J3 (3 Persons Triangular Set) Jack Pressley

1 - 12 1st, 2nd and 3rd persons, dance Petronella Turn and Set finishing back in original positions.
13 - 16 All dance Right Hands Across once round, finishing with 1st person in middle facing down and 2nd and 3rd persons facing up
17 - 24 All Set in Balance-in-Line, Set Inverting, Set in Balance-in-Line, Set inverting to original position.
25 - 32 Coupe Pas-de-Bas and Set
33 - 36 All dance in a curve passing Right shoulder in the middle to finish in the position one place counter-clockwise.
37 - 40 All dance Three Hands Round to the left.

Repeat from new positions.

(Dance crib compiled by the deviser, Jack Pressley)


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Dance Information

This dance, Adele's Jig, was devised by Jack Pressley for Adele Zhau who is a very talented student at the British International School, Charlotte, NC.

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