Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Normandy Jig

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THE NORMANDY JIG (J4x48) 4C set Nimmo

1- 8 1s+3s turn RH, cast down 1 place, turn RH (4 bars) to end in prom hold (Lady on Men's left) with 1s facing 2M and 3s facing 4M
9-16 1s and 3s dance RSh reels of 3 across with 2s/4s and into centre facing partner (L facing down M up)
17-24 1s+3s set (Ladies Coupé and set while Men dance Cuts and points)
25-32 1s+3s dance RSh reel of 4 and end in original places
33-40 All Adv&Ret and turn RH into Allemande hold
41-48 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance 6 bars of Allemande, 1s cast to bottom while 3s lead up to 2nd place while 2s and 4s retire. 2341
The last time through, there will be a pause at bar 46 to kiss partners and retire

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

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Normandy is a geographical region of northern France corresponding to the former Duchy of Normandy.

Vaux-Sur-Aure, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France

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