Dance The Acadian Jig 18

Jig · 48 bars · 4 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 3412)

Devised by
John Drewry (1984)
4444/8888/4444/6666/8888/8888 = 79% (whole dance)
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
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'Glasgow Highlander's' sets

'Glasgow Highlander's' sets

The Acadian Jig 4/4L · J48

Longways set in Glasgow Highlanders positions

2L followed by 1M dance also 3L followed by 4M dance Figs of 8 on sides round 2M+4L/3M+1L (dancing in front of partners to start) ending with 2L+1M at top facing down & 3L+4M at bottom facing up
All set twice (in sq formation), turn 'corners' (Men RH & Ladies LH) to end on sides (Men's side 2L 1L 3M 4M & Ladies' side 1M 2M 4L 3L)
1L followed by 3M also 4L with 2M dance Figs of 8 across round 1M+2L/4M+3L & back to each other's place (2L 3M 1L 4M & 1M 4L 2M 3L)
Two middle couples set & dance RH across 1/2 way, all set & cross to original places
All set & dance "La Baratte" with the opposite person:
Men 1/2 turn Lady RH & retain hands but at arm's length from each other
Men retrace steps with Lady turning right under Man's arm briefly into Allemande hold (Man behind Lady facing Ladies' original place) & releasing Ladies' RH, she turns under Man's left arm until almost in original places & then they change places LH to opposite places
All In prom hold with partner promenade 1/2 way round clockwise, 3s+4s (at top) also 1s+2s dance RH across

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Murrough Landon
Added on: Jan. 7, 2021, 8:33 p.m.
Quality: Demonstration quality


Martina Mueller-Franz
Added on: Nov. 21, 2016, 10:47 p.m.
Quality: Good

NameDateOwnerLast changed
Siófok Saturday Evening Dance 2018-06-09 lldikó Szakolczai June 29, 2018, 12:12 p.m.
2016-11-16 Kukucksnest November course list of dances 2016-11-20 antoine rousseau Nov. 20, 2016, 12:48 p.m.
November Course 2016 KKN - Dances taught by Antoine 2016-11-17 Martina Mueller-Franz Nov. 21, 2016, 3:56 p.m.

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