Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Virginia Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE VIRGINIA JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Kent Smith Northampton 20th Anniv

1- 8 1s+2s set, 2s followed by 1s dance down below 3s and cast up. 213
9-16 1s turn ½ RH, turn 1st corner LH, turn each other RH, turn 2nd corner LH to finish between 1M between 2s, 1L between 3s, facing own sides
17-24 1M+2s also 1L+3s dance RSh reels of 3 across. Finish 1M between 2s, 1L between 3s facing down/up
25-28 1s dance towards each other and turn ¾ RH to 2nd place own sides
29-32 2s+1s+3s advance diagonally (Men up, Ladies down - no hands) approaching partner's RSh and then Retire to places

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

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