Dance The Purple Heather Jig 9926

See also: The Purple Heather Jig (3/4L, Skeen: New Haven)

Jig · 40 bars · 4 couples (3x,4x) · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 2413)

Devised by
John Bowie Dickson
Intensity
8008/8888/8448/8888/8008 = 75% (1 turn), 75% (whole dance)
Formations
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Recommended Music
Extra info
A variation on The White ...

A variation on The White Heather Jig by James B Cosh.

The Purple Heather Jig 4/4L · J40

On 2nd chord move to (1,2,3x,4x)

1–
1c+4c turn RH | cast to centre (2c+3c to ends) ; turn LH 1½ to face end C in line across
9–
1c+2c & 4c+3c Reels4 across, finish as on [8]
17–
All turn facing person RH | 1c+4c ½ LHA to face diagonally opposite »cnr« ; turn that cnr RH | 4c+1c turn P LH and face cnr in line across
25–
2c+4c & 1c+3c Reels4 across, at end 1c+4c pass P RH and face out the end (M pivot R)
33–
4c+1c cross and cast to middle ; 4c+1c turn RH (2,4,1x,3x)

The Purple Heather Jig 4/4L · J40

3s & 4s start on opp sides

1-8
1s & 4s turn RH, cast in 1 place & turn LH 1.1/2 times to end between 2s/3s (Man facing Lady)
9-16
1s+2s also 4s+3s dance RSh reel of 4 across
17-24
1s & 4s turn corners RH, 1s+4s dance LH across 1/2 way to face other corner, turn corners RH & turn partner LH to end between 2s/3s
25-32
4s+2s also 1s+3s dance RSh reels of 4 across
33-40
1s & 4s dance out ends, cross, cast & turn partners RH

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NameDateOwnerLast changed
GUSCDC 2014 Ball Craig Skinner Feb. 20, 2014, 10:45 p.m.
RSCDS Richmond (N. Yorks) March Social 2018 2018-03-02 Nameless Dancer Feb. 10, 2018, 3:37 a.m.
Guernsey Ball 2014 Riekje O. Feb. 6, 2014, 7:44 a.m.
Maidenhead 2016-01-09 Highland Ball 2016-01-09 David McQuillan Dec. 4, 2015, 12:11 p.m.

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