Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

George Will's Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

GEORGE WILL'S JIG (J4x32) Sq.Set Alex Gray Tweeddale Collection 1

1- 4 1s and 3s turn RH, dance behind corner and meet 'opposite partner' between 2s/4s and join near hands
5- 8 1s and 3s set advancing (between 2s/4s) to meet partner, Bar 6: join LH with partner and Lady turns to right under partner's arm to end in prom hold, 1s facing 2L and 3s facing 4L
9-16 1s dance reel of 3 across with 2L+4M as 3s reel with 4L+2M, 1s and 3s drop hands and pass 'opposite partner' RSh to face 2s/4s
17-24 1s+2s also 3s+4s set, dance RH across; 2M leads partner to 3rd place as 1M leads partner out to 2nd place while 4M leads partner to 1st place as 3M leads partner out to 4th place. 4123
25-32 All circle 8H round and back

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

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