Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Miss Moneypenny's Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MISS MONEYPENNY'S JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Alasdair Brown Eglinton Collection

1- 4 1s set, cast (2s step up 3-4)
5- 8 1s+2s dance ½ double Fig of 8. To begin 1s cross up, 2s dance down sides. To finish, 2L pulls back RSh to finish in sides, 2M pulls back LSh
9-12 1s+3s dance ½ double Fig of 8. To begin 1s cross down, 3s dance up sides. To finish, 3L pulls back LSh 3M pulls back RSh
13-16 1s turn 1½ RH to finish 1L facing 1M's place, 1M behind 1L
17-20 1s+2L+3M dance ½ RSh Tandem reel of 3, changing the lead so 1M finishes facing 3L in 3M's place, 1L is behind 1M
21-24 1s+2M+3L dance ½ RSh Tandem reel of 3, changing the lead so 1s finish in 2nd place own sides
25-32 All dance 3 couple Set and Rotate:
 25-28 Set and Rotate singly and chase clockwise to form lines of 3 across (Men facing down and Ladies up)
 29-32 All change places with partner and chase clockwise to own sides. 213

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



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