Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Founder's Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

FOUNDER'S JIG (J8x32) 2C (4C set) Muriel A Johnstone Ladies of Dunse

1- 8 1s+2s set, 1s cross RH as 2s cast up, 1s turn opposite dancer LH to end Men facing up and Ladies down, Balance-in-Line across Men turning to face down
9-16 1s+2s dance down the middle, 2s turn inwards, dance back to top followed by 1s and 1s end 2nd place opposite sides
17-24 2s+1s change places LH on sides, set to partner and turn RH to end 1s facing down and 2s up
25-32 1s+2s set, 1s dance under arch made by 2s, 1s dance down for another step, Lady turns under partner's arm to change sides and dance up to 2nd place

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

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