Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Allison Kay

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

Allison Kay 32 bar Jig for 3 couples Rod Downey The Golden Bear Collection
A 32 bar jig for 3C in a 4C set for teaching corners with no setting in the dance.

1-8 First couple cast off to below 3C, meet with nearer hands, dance up above 2C and cast into second place. 2C step up on bars 7 and 8.
9-12 All takes hands on the sides and advance and retire.
13-16 All dance back to back with partners.
17-20 1C and first corners turn RH back to place (corners dance for 4 bars)
21-24 1C and second corners turn RH back to places (corners dance for 4 bars).
25-32 6 Hands round and back.

Repeat having passed a couple

(Dance crib compiled by the deviser Rod Downey, Johnsonville SCD Club Tutor)

Dance Notes

We do this dance in conjunction with Delvine Side and Corner Greeting.

(Dance notes by the deviser, Rod Downey)

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Dance Information

This jig, Allison Kay, was devised on 27/2/2020 for Allison Kay, our longstanding treasurer, and a pillar of the Johnsonville Club.

The recommended tune is "Bobby's Strange Wee Jig" by Bobby Brown, and a suitable recording is on "Celtic Fire In The Music" Track 18.

(Dance information from The Golden Bear Collection Of Scottish Country Dances, reproduced here with the kind permission of the deviser, Rod Downey)

Published in The Golden Bear Collection, reproduced here with the kind permission of the deviser, Rod Downey.

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