Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Platinum Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

PLATINUM JIG (J3x32) 3C Circular Set Lorraine Findlay Piping Shrike Collection
The circle to be evenly spaced - not close to your partner

1- 8 1L dances RSh reel of 3 with 2s (passing 2M RSh to start) while 1M dances LSh reel of 3 with 3s (passing 3L LSh) (1L dances in front of 1M) (reels are danced on the curve)
9-16 1M+3s and 1L+2s dance Double Triangles and Petronella turn back to places
17-24 All turn partner RH (2 bars), Ladies dance LH across (3 bars) while Men dance to place and turn partner RH (3 bars)
25-32 1s+2s ½ R&L; 1s+3s ½ R&L

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

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