Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Rubber Duck's Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

RUBBER DUCK'S JIG (J5x32) 5C set Jenny Bradley Nottingham Lace

1- 8 (Middle 3 couples start) 2s+4s (in a square) set and petronella turn 1 place on right while 3s petronella turn into middle and ¾ turn RH to opposite sides, 2s+4s set and pet turn to next place to right while 3s pet turn into middle and ¾ turn RH to own sides while 1s and 5s set and cross RH. (1)(4)3(2)(5)
9-16 1s+4s also 2s+5s (both end couples) dance RH across, 4M and 2L leading chase ½ way round set, while 3s set twice and turn LH 1¼ times
17-24 3s dance LSh reels of 3 across (Man with 2s and Lady with 4s) and end in own places. 52341
25-32 5s+3s ¾ turn RH into middle, dance ½ reel of 4 up/down, ¾ turn RH and end in 2nd/4th place. 23451

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

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