The Corner House Jig

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Name: The Corner House Jig Type: Jig Bars: 32
Set: 4 couple longwise (3 couple dance) Devised by: Derek Haynes
Published in: The Third Carnforth Collection of Scottish Country Dances.
Own music: Unknown Suggested music: Unknown

Dance instructions

1 - 4 1s cross right hand & cast off 1 place.
5 - 8 1s dance ½ figures of 8, lady up round 2s & man down round 3s to finish facing 1st corners
9 - 24 1s dance 4 X ½ reels of 4 with corners (as in Mairis' Wedding). In each ½ reel the standing corners chase ½ way round the set clockwise to the opposite corner.
25 - 32 1s pass left shoulder into 3 hands across right hand, lady with the 2s & man with the 3s. 1s pass right shoulder into 3 hands across left hand, lady with the 3s & man with the 2s. 1s finish in 2nd place on their own side.

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