Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

A Jig For George

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

A Jig For George 32 bar reel for 3 couples in a longwise 4 couple set Shelagh Dempsey

1-4 1st couple lead down, Cross&Cast up to 2 place while 2nd couple set and cross down right hand while 3rd couple cast to top and cross RH
5-8 1st couple turn right hand one and a half times
9-16 All circle 6 hands round and back
17-24 All set and link for 3
25-32 1st couple dance down between 3rd couple and cast up, cross up between 2nd couple giving right hand, and cast to 2 place

Repeat having passed a couple

(Dance crib compiled by the deviser, Shelagh Dempsey, April 2003)

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