Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Alison Jane's Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ALISON JANE'S JIG (J8x40) 3C (4C set) Howard Steventon SCD Archives

1- 8 1s+2s dance ½ R&L, 1s+2s cross RH and 1s ½ turn LH to face 1st corners
9-12 1s change places with corners RH, corners ¾ turn LH in middle to face 2nd corner positions while 1s change places LH with opposite persons
13-16 Centre dancers change places with corners (1s) RH who turn LH 1¼ times in middle to face 1st corners while 2s+3s change places with opposite person
17-24 1s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners and ½ diagonal reel with 2nd corners
25-32 1s dance full Figs of 8 across 1L with 2s and 1M with 3s
33-40 2s+1s+3s dance RSh reels of 3 on sides (Man up and Lady down) 1s end crossing RH to 2nd places

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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