Dance Ellie's Jig 1961

Jig · 32 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4

Devised by
Melbourne Briscoe (1990)
Intensity
432 432 880 880 = 52% (1 turn), 39% (whole dance)
Formations
  • Chase (CHASE)
  • Poussette - standard (POUSS;PV;)
  • Slipknot 2C (KNOT;2C;NPROG;)
  • Note: Due to limitations in the underlying data, the relative order of formations in this list may be different from the order of formations in the actual dance.
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
The dance, named for the ...

The dance, named for the devisor's wife Ellie, was first taught at the Lethbridge, Alberta, Workshop, April 6-8, 1990.

The idea for the non-progressive Knot occurred simultaneously to Ellie and me while we were watching a Knot being performed one evening. An alternative name for the figure is the "Slip Knot."

Ellie's Jig 3/4L · J32

1–
1W cross above P, dance down behind men, 2W follows on bar 3, 3W on bar 5, all cross below 3M and up own side to places
9–
Men repeat (Rsh to P)
17–
1c+2c 6 bars of Knot, ½ LHA (to 1,2,3)
25–
1c+2c Poussette

Ellie's Jig 3/4L · J32

1-8
1L passes ptnr LSh & dances down behind Men, cross below 3s & dances up to pl while 2L (on bar 3) & 3L (on bar 5) pass ptnr LSh & follow to pl
9-16
Men repeat passing partners RSh
17-24
1s+2s dance the Slip Knot (usual Knot but end by passing Lady in front & dancing 1/2 LH across back to original places)
25-32
1s+2s dance Poussette. 2 1 3

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Added on: Nov. 29, 2016, 5:54 p.m.
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