Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Douro Sixsome Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE DOURO SIXSOME JIG (J3x48) 3C Triangular Set Ian Sandeman Peterborough 2000 Collection

1- 8 1s dance down and out (1M between 2s, 1L between 3s) to dance Fig of 8 round 2s/3s and back to place (Bar 4: touch hands briefly on meeting). All face in and take prom hold
9-16 Reel of 3 across, 1s pass 3s RSh to start. All end in original places facing partners
17-20 All set and turn RH finishing Men facing in. Ladies facing out
21-32 Schiehallion reels, dancers touch RH briefly in centre. Couples finish in original places
33-40 All circle 6H round and back
41-48 1s+2s dance ½ R&L; 1s+3s dance ½ R&L. 231

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

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