Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Marilyn Thomson's Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MARILYN THOMSON'S JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) John A Johnston Jig Time 1

1- 8 1s turn RH retaining hands briefly in centre and 1L crosses down RSh round 2M while 1M dances RSh round 2L. 1s end BtoB between 2s facing opposite sides
9-16 Modified Spurtle:
   9-12 1s dance ½ reel of 4 with 2s and ½ turn partner RH to face 3s
   13-16 1s dance ½ reel of 4 with 3s and 1s cross RH to 3rd place own side
17-24 3s+1s set, dance ½ RH across; 2s+1s set, dance ½ LH across remaining in centre facing up ready for...
25-32 1s+2s dance Promenade, bars 31-32 1s cast and 2s dance up to top. 213

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

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