Scottish Country Dance InstructionHOGMANAY JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Christopher Blair 2 SCDs
1- 8 1s+2s+3s set, cross RH, all chase clockwise to own sides
9-16 1s+2s+3s set, cross LH, all chase anticlockwise to own sides
17-24 1M+3L change places RH, 1L+3M change places RH, 2s cross RH and 3s+2s+1s set. (3)(2)(1)
25-32 3s+2s+1s dance Horse-shoe Chain for 3 couples:
25 1s cross LH
26 1s+2s change places RH on side
27-28 1s change places LH with 3s while 2s cross LH
29-32 1s turn RH into 2nd place (4 bars) as 2s+3s change places RH on side (2 bars), 2s dance up to 1st place (2 bars) while 3s cross LH to 3rd place own side. 213
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Dance NotesThe deviser, Christopher Blair, states that all 3 couples dance 8 bars (25-32), 2s and 3s dancing small skip change steps down sides at start of chain.
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