Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Sarah Elizabeth's Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SARAH ELIZABETH'S JIG (J4x32) Sq.Set David G Queen Queen Collection of SCD 1

1- 4 All change places RH with corners. Men turn new partner ¾ LH so Ladies in centre
5- 8 Ladies dance RH across ½ way and turn original partner ½ LH, retain hands and Men in centre join RH, Ladies facing anticlockwise
9-12 Modified Spoke:
 Men set advancing (1 step), Balance-in-Line with next Lady, set advancing (1 step) and Balance-in-Line with new partner
13-16 All turn new partners 1½ LH retaining hands and Ladies in centre join RH, Men facing anticlockwise
17-20 Ladies repeat bars 9-12 to return to original partner
21-24 All turn partners ¾ with LH to reform square set
25-32 All circle 8H round and back. 2341

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

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