Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Overdue Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

OVERDUE JIG (J4x32) 4C set David G Queen Queen Collection of SCD 1

1- 8 1s and 4s cross RH, cast in 1 place, dance LH across ½ way and change places RH on the sides with 2s/3s. 4231
9-12 All dance ½ RSh reels of 4 on sides,1s+3s (at top) and 2s+4s change places RH on sides. 3142
13-16 1s+4s dance ½ LH across, remaining in middle facing corners (1s facing 2s at bottom, 4s facing 3d at top)
17-20 1s+4s set as 'Hello-Goodbye'(2 bars), dance ½ RH across. 1s face new corners (1s facing 3s at top, 4s facing 2s at bottom)
21-24 Repeat 17-20 to end 4s facing 3s (at top) and 1s facing 2s
25-32 1s and 4s (only) dance RSh round corners to follow track of double diagonal reels of 4. 3142

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

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