Dance The Bumpkin 862

Also known as “Ninesome Reel”.

Jig · 224 bars · 9 persons · Square   (Progression: OnceOnly)

Devised by
Walsh (18C) (1754)
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change, Slip-Step
Published in
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The Bumpkin 9pS · J224

6 Women and 3 Men in 3 Trios WMW form a square set of 9 dancers, the M are on the midline. For this crib, we name the men 1M, 2M and 3M by their positions; 2M is »the King«, and wears a cocked hat. We name the W on the »Men's side« 1W, 2W and 3W, and the W on the Women's side 1w, 2w and 3w.
FIG is short for this 16b figure: Each M sets to and turns a first Woman {4} ; then a second Woman {4} ;; Reel3 with these women, Lsh to the first, to places.

All trios WMw dance up NHJ and pivot R ; dance down to places
1M+1W+2W & 2M+1w+3W & 3M+3w+2w dance FIG (2M on 2diag + triangles)
1M+1w+2w & 2M+1W+3w & 3M+3w+2w dance FIG (2M on 1diag + triangles)
1M+1W+1w & 2M+2w+2W & 3M+3W+3w dance FIG (All in lines across)
2w+3w+1w & 2M+1M+3M & 2W+3W+1W dance FIG (All longwise lines). At the end, 3Trio and 2Trio change places, and 3M becomes »King«.
Repeat [1-72], at the end top two trios change places, and 1M becomes »King« (3,1,2)
Repeat [-72]
The »1M King« dances Reel steps while{8} the others Circle8 and back

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NameDateOwnerLast changed
Darmstadt_Wunschliste OnYourToes Darmstadt Oct. 4, 2015, 6:57 p.m.
RSCDS Book 02 Martina Mueller-Franz June 8, 2016, 2:20 p.m.
PA2019A 2019-08-31 Rachel Pusey Aug. 11, 2019, 8:49 p.m.

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