Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Gillian's Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

GILLIAN'S JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Ian Sandeman Peterborough 2000 Collection

1- 8 1s set, cast 1 place, meet nearer hands joined dance down between 3s, cast up into 2nd place (2s step up bars 3-4)
9-12 1s turn LH (4 bars) while 2L/3M followed by partner cast down/up 2 places and cross to opposite sides. (3)1(2)
13-16 1s dance RH across (1M with 2s and 1L with 3s)
17-24 1s turn LH while 2s+3s chase clockwise ½ way back to original places; 1s dance RH across (1L with 2s, 1M with 3s). 213
25-32 1s cross passing RSh to dance RSh reels on opposite sides (1M RSh to 3L, 1L RSh to 2M). On bars 31-32 1M crosses down from top to 2nd place own side while 1L crosses up from bottom to 2nd place. 213

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

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