Dance Hogmanay Jig 2947

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

Devised by
Christopher Blair (1967)
Intensity
888/888/444/888 = 81% (1 turn), 66% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
The deviser calls the chain ...

The deviser calls the chain figure for bars 25-32 a “Horseshoe chain”. It is related to a "Snowball Chain starting form the bottom", but with changes in phrasing and some several movements in the second half.

Hogmanay Jig 3/4L · J32

1–
1c+2c+3c set | cross RH ; chase ½ clw (3,2,1)
9–
1c+2c+3c set | cross LH ; chase ½ cclw (1,2,3)
17–
1M & 3W change places RH | 3M+1W repeat ; 2c cross RH | all set (3x,2x,1x)
25–
Modified Snowball chain from bottom:
1c cross LH {1} as 3c+2c start dancing down, 2c+1c pass RH on the sides {1} |
2c cross LH as 3c+1c pass LH on the sides (1,3x,2) ;
1c turn RH moving down {4} while{4} 3c+2c pass RH on the sides | 2c dance to top as 3c cross LH (2,1,3)

Hogmanay Jig 3/4L · J32

1-8
1s+2s+3s set, cross RH, all chase clockwise to own sides
9-16
1s+2s+3s set, cross LH, all chase anticlockwise to own sides
17-24
1M+3L change places RH, 1L+3M change places RH, 2s cross RH & 3s+2s+1s set. (3)(2)(1)
25-32
3s+2s+1s dance "Horse-shoe Chain" for 3 couples:
25 1s cross LH
26 1s+2s change places RH on side
27-28 1s change places LH with 3s while 2s cross LH
29-32 1s turn RH into 2nd place (4 bars) as 2s+3s change places RH on side (2 bars), 2s dance up to 1st place (2 bars) while 3s cross LH to 3rd place own side. 2 1 3

Note: Deviser states all 3 couples dance 8 bars (25-32), 2s & 3s dancing small skip change steps down sides at start of chain.

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Added on: Jan. 26, 2017, 7 p.m.
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NameDateOwnerLast changed
Scottish Flowers Hildesheim 2013-01-07 2013-01-07 Cord Walter Jan. 14, 2013, 10:39 p.m.
RSCDS Richmond (N.Yorks) January social 2018 2018-01-05 Anna S Dec. 8, 2017, 1:26 a.m.
2018-01-01 Nürnberg 2018-01-01 Annette Lotz July 3, 2018, 4:42 p.m.
Austin Hogmanay end 2019 Kate Walker Dec. 21, 2019, 10:30 p.m.
Scottish Flowers Hildesheim 2015-01-05 2015-01-05 Cord Walter Jan. 5, 2015, 9:55 p.m.
Scottish Flowers Hildesheim 2014-01-06 2014-01-06 Cord Walter July 10, 2014, 12:11 a.m.
Hogamany - Dunbar Street - 31 Dec 2018 2018-12-31 Brian Anderson Nov. 19, 2018, 12:44 p.m.
Oldenburg 2016-12-31 Hogmanay 2016-12-31 Martin McWilliam March 4, 2018, 7:34 p.m.
Advanced group 21.11 2017-11-21 Nameless Dancer Nov. 21, 2017, 10:50 a.m.
Scottish Flowers Hildesheim 2014-09-22 2014-09-22 Cord Walter Nov. 16, 2014, 10:07 p.m.
Oldenburg 2013-12-31 Hogmanay 2013-12-31 Martin McWilliam Jan. 31, 2014, 4:31 p.m.
Delaware Valley RSCDS Hogmanay - 1997-1998 1997-12-31 Andy Peterson March 31, 2018, 8:27 p.m.
Oldenburg Hogmanay 2019 2019-12-31 Martin McWilliam Dec. 31, 2019, 12:12 p.m.
Jubilee Dayschool Delft 2019 2019-11-23 Edwin Werner Dec. 13, 2019, 2:08 p.m.
San Jose Class December 2nd 2019 2019-12-02 Dilip Sequeira Dec. 2, 2019, 2:19 a.m.
South Bay Classes Hogmanay Party 12/31/2019 V2 2019-12-31 Charlotte Greig Dec. 24, 2019, 4:53 p.m.
SB Hogmanay Geoffrey Wood Oct. 14, 2019, 12:49 a.m.
Scottish Flowers Hildesheim 2013 Cord Walter Jan. 20, 2014, 11:20 p.m.
Scottish Flowers Hildesheim 2015 2015-01-05 Cord Walter April 19, 2015, 5:28 p.m.
Scottish Flowers Hildesheim 2014 Cord Walter Sept. 22, 2014, 10:27 p.m.
Scottish Flowers Hildesheim 2003 - 2013 Cord Walter May 19, 2014, 11:25 p.m.
SF Hildesheim 4 Paare Cord Walter Nov. 9, 2019, 11:01 p.m.

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