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Iain Campbell's Jig

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IAIN CAMPBELL'S JIG (J4x32) Sq. Set Alison Robertson

1- 8 1L+3M also 1M+3L turn RH and face out; 1s and 3s chase ½ round clockwise, Men leading while 2M+4L and 2L+4M turn RH and face out. 3214
9-12 2s and 4s chase ½ round clockwise, Men leading while 3s and 1s nearer hands joined with partner Adv&Ret up/down set;
13-16 1s and 3s stand (4 bars) while 2s and 4s nearer hands joined with partner Adv&Ret across set. 3412
17-24 3s+1s dance ½ Ladies' Chain (up/down); 4s+2s dance ½ Ladies' Chain across set. All with new partners, Ladies in original places
25-32 All face new partner, set and turn RH (4 bars) into prom hold facing clockwise (Lady on Man's right). All promenade 1 place and face in
2nd time, all back with original partner opposite starting position. Repeat 2 more times when all will be back in original places

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


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