Elizabeth Gray's Jig
Scottish Country Dance InstructionElizabeth Gray's Jig (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Lewis N Derrick 2023
1-8 The 1st couple turn by the right hand and cast off one place on own sides, taking nearer hands they dance down between the 3rd couple, divide and cast up one place to end in second place on own sides, the 2nd couple step up on bars 3-4
9-16 The 2nd and 1st couples dance a double figure of eight, to begin the 1st couple cross up while the 2nd couple cast off
17-24 The 1st and 3rd couples dance a double figure of eight, to begin the 1st couple cross down while the 3rd couple cast up
25-32 The 2nd, 1st and 3rd couples dance six hands round and back
Repeat having passed a couple
(Dance crib compiled by the deviser, Lewis N Derrick 2023)
Dance InformationThis was devised by Lewis Derrick for Elizabeth Gray.
Suggested tune: Julia McMahon.
Devised 2023, first published electronically 2023.
Copyright 2023 Lewis N. Derrick.
(Dance information from The McGhie Scottish Country Dance Sheets #56, reproduced here with the kind permission of the deviser, Lewis N Derrick)
Published in The McGhie Scottish Country Dance Sheets, Collection 6, reproduced here with the kind permission of the deviser, Lewis N Derrick.