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Uncle Bill's Jig

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Uncle Bill's Jig
Roy Goldring   Graded and Social Dances 3
Jig   8 x 32 bars   2 Couple Repeat   4 Couple Set   Longwise Set

  1-4   1s2s right hands across;

  5-8   1s turn by the right 1ΒΌ times to finish 2M1L2L with nearer hands joined, 1M behind 1L, all facing down;

  9-12 2M1L2L followed by 1M dance down, release hands and turn about, finishing 2M1M2L with nearer hands joined, 1L behind 1M, all facing up;

13-16 2M1M2L followed by 1L dance up, 2s finishing in 1st place, 1L behind 1M, facing up;

17-20 1M followed by 1L cast around 2L, finishing in 2nd place on own sides;

21-24 2s1s 4 hands round to the left;

25-28 2M1L turn by the right;

29-32 2L1M turn by the left.

(MAXICRIB, Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)

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