Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

A Jig For Joan (Neill)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

A JIG FOR JOAN (J5x40) 5C Elizabeth Neill, 2017

1- 8 1s and 3s set, cast 1 place and dance ½ figure of 8 round the couple below (1s round 4s and 3s round 5s). 2s and 4s step up on bars 3-4
9-16 1M+3L pass LSh into reel of 4 across with 4s to finish in the middle, 1M facing up, 3L facing down, while 1L/3M dance across to turn 2L/5M LH, turn 2M/5L RH to finish facing partners in a line up and down the middle of the set, ready for...
17-24 Reel of 4, finish 1L facing up between 2s, partner following and 3M facing down between 5s, partner following
25-32 1s and 3s dance up/down, cast to opposite sides, (2nd/4th place), cross RH and cast down another place (1s to 3rd place. 3s to 5th place). 4s and 5s step up on bars 31-32
33-40 All circle 10 hands round and back

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

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