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The Cane Toad Jig

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CANE TOAD JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Rod Downey Cane Toad Collection, 2012

1- 8 1s dance reels of 3 on own sides, LSh to 2s to start. Bars 7-8: 1s pass 2s LSh but 1L ends in centre facing 3L. 213
9-24 1s dance "Hello and Goodbye Chase" with corners:-
' 1L dances Hello-Goodbye setting (14 bars) ending between 3s, Bars 23-24: 1L pulls back RSh to face down (pas-de-basque) while
' 1M sets advancing to 3L (bars 9-10), dance Hello-Goodbye setting (14 bars) to end in centre in 2nd place facing down
25-32 1L followed by 1M casts up behind 3L, crosses to 2nd place Men's side and 1s cast up round 2s to top, 1s pass 2s RSh to 2nd place own side, 1M facing out. 213

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


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