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A Jig For Jessie

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A JIG FOR JESSIE (J8x40) 3C (4C set) Lesley McCourt

1- 8 1s lead down the middle and back up to top. 2s and 3s step in ready for...
9-16 1s+2s+3s dance promenade
17-24 1s set, cast (2s step up); 1s turn LH to finish facing 1st corners
25-32 1s dance a ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners, pass RSh and dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 2nd corners. 1s finish in 2nd place on opposite sides. (3)(1)(2)
33-40 3s+1s+2s chase clockwise ½ round; all turn partner RH. 213

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

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This dance, A Jig For Jessie was devised to celebrate 60 years of the Headington Scottish Country Dance class in Oxford.

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