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Dance Kirsten's Jig 17921

Jig · 32 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 213)

Devised by
Ron Wallace (2015)
880/844/888/880 = 56% (whole dance)
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
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Extra Info
This dance was commissioned for Kirsten Steinbach, the committed long-time secretary of the Freiburg Scottish Country Dancers on the occasion …

This dance was commissioned for Kirsten Steinbach, the committed long-time secretary of the Freiburg Scottish Country Dancers on the occasion of a special birthday. It was presented to her during a course she had organized in 2015 featuring Ron Wallace and Muriel Johnstone.

Kirsten's Jig 3/4L · J32
2C Bourrel (turning RH) (2,1,3)
“Corners Pass and A&R” [: same as Corners Pass and Turn except that cnrs advance {2}, slap, clap, slap on 2nd skip change then retire {2}], pass RSh ; repeat [9–12] on 2diag (2,1,3)
Mirror Reels3 on sides taking hands when possible, 1c crossing RH to 1pl, 2c in and down, 3c out and up (2,1x,3)
2c+1c Non-progressive Allemande (1c start in and up while 2c cast behind) (2,1,3)
Kirsten's Jig 3/4L · J32
1c+2c Bourrel (RH for turns) [1M+2W set adv.; Turn RH ¾ to end BtoB in middle 2W facing up & 1M facing down while{4} 1W+2M chase cclw to face P ; set to P Turn RH ¾ (1c turn right about to face 1st cnrs)]
corners pass and advance and retire [1c pass 1cnrs; pass RSh, repeat with 2cnrs and join RH facing up the middle in 2nd place while 1cnrs A&R (slap clap slap on bar 10) ; 2nd cnrs repeat (slap clap slap on bar 14)]
2c+1c+3c dance mirror Reels3 on the sides, 1c starts in and up and crosses over at the top
2c+1c dance non-progressive Allemande (1c dance up as 2c casts behind)
Kirsten's Jig 3/4L · J32

1- 8 1s+2s dance the Bourrel:

1M+2L set advancing, 3/4 turn RH & twirl to end BtoB (Lady facing up & Man down) while partners chase anticlockwise 1/2 way

Set to partners & turn 3/4 RH 2s to own sides 1s to face 1st corners


9-12 1s pass corners RSh, pass RSh to face 2nd corners while corners Advance, slap thighs, Bar 10: clap own hands & clap other opp corner 2H, corners Retire

13-16 1s+2nd corners repeat 9-12. 1s end joing RH facing up in middle


Mirror reels of 3 on sides giving hands, 1s dance up & cross to own side, 2s out/down, 3s out/up to start. End 2s at top facing out, 1s in 2nd place in middle facing up


Non-progressive Allemande:

25-26 1s dance up middle in prom hold before changing to allemande hold while 2s cast off, meet in 2nd place & take prom hold

27-28 1s dance bars 3-4 of a standard allemande for two couples while 2s dance up the middle & into allemande hold & follow 1s

29-32 2s + 1s dance bars 5-8 of a standard allemande for two couples. End 2 1 3

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Added on: 2020-08-02 (Roland Telle)
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IdSubjectDateSubmitterAssigned toPriorityDisposition
1243 Crib Kirsten's Jig Sept. 18, 2017, 9:49 a.m. Eric Ferguson Normal Fixed