The Craven Jig

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Dance details

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

Dance instructions

1 - 8 1st man followed by 1st lady casts off and dances down behind mens side, crosses over at the bottom of the set and dances part way up behind the ladies side. 1st man dances in between 2nd & 3rd ladies to finish facing 2nd man while 1st lady dances in between 3rd & 4th ladies to finish facing 3rd man.
9 - 16 1s dance diagonal reels of 3, 1st man with 2nd man & 3rd lady (giving right shoulder to 2nd man to start) & 1st lady with 3rd man & 4th lady (giving right shoulder to 3rd man to start).
17 - 24 1s dance diagonal reels of 3, 1st man with 2nd lady & 3rd man (giving right shoulder to 3rd man to start) & 1st lady with 3rd lady & 4th man (giving right shoulder to 4th man to start).
25 - 32 1st lady, followed by 1st man dances down the middle of the set, casts up behind ladies, crosses over above 3s, casts to the bottom and crosses to own side.

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