HASTEN TO YOUR FEET
3x32 Jig for 3 couples in a 3-couple set
|1-8||1st cpl cross giving right hands, cast, and dance a half figure of eight around the 2nd cpl. (2nd cpl step up on bars 7 & 8.)|
|9-16||1st cpl cross giving right hands, cast down, and dance a half figure of eight around the 3rd cpl. (3rd cpl step up on bars 15 & 16.)|
|17-20||Cpls 2, 3, 1 advance and retire.|
|21-24||Cpls 2, 3, 1 turn by the right.|
|25-32||Circle 6 hands round and back.|
Suggested tune: Bonnie Dundee.
Suggested recording: The Dancing Master on Jig for Joy by the Music Makars
Devised by Doug Schneider, St. Louis, Missouri (paradiseMO [at] aol.com )
Notes from Doug: Dedicated to Bonnie Dickson of Ames, Iowa. The title is taken from a poem that Bonnie wrote about Scottish country dancing.
Comment from: Marie Ziccarelli Visitor
This is a handy dance to allow beginners to practice the pattern of the first eight bars which occurs frequently in SCD. It is much more fun for practice to develop into a danceable pattern.