Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Millennium Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

The Millennium Jig
Adapted by Margaret Williams  
Jig   8 x 32 bars   2 Triple  Repeat   2 Triple  Set   Progressive Round the Room Set
1M 1LR (on his right) and 1LL (on his left) face 2L 2MR (on her right) and 2ML (on her left), 1s going anticlockwise, 2s clockwise, around the room.

  1-8   1s2s 6 hands round and back;

  9-12 1s dance across the set, round their opposites (passing by the right) and back to places;

13-16 2s repeat bars 9-12;

17-20 all advance, clap hands with opposites and retire;

21-24 all turn opposites by the right;

25-28 all advance and retire;

29-32 1s pass under arches made by 2s (giving right shoulder) to meet the next triple.

(MAXICRIB, Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)

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