August 1, 2007

Rosie's Celidh 32J


32-bar jig for couple facing couple around the room

Couples facing clockwise are 1C; couples facing anti-clockwise are 2C

1-4     Women dance around the opposite man by the right shoulder.

5-8     All birl /spin with opposite.

9-12     Men dance around their partner by the right shoulder.

13-16     All birl /spin with partner, ending facing partner, 1C with both hands joined.

17-18     1C slip clockwise while 2C slip anti-clockwise (1C go between 2C).

19-20     All set, 2C moving in to join both hands with partner, 1C moving away from partner.

21-22     1C slip anti-clockwise wile 2C slip clockwise (2C go between 1C).

23-24     All set, finishing nearer hands joined with partner.

25-28     All advance and retire.

29-32     All pass opposite by right shoulder, and the next person by the left shoulder to face a new couple (having passed two couples).

Music: "Rosie Tickling Trout" by Sherry Wohlers Ladig (or other sprightly jig)

Devised July 2007 by Lara Friedman-Shedlov (ldfs [at] for Audrey McClellan's new book in her Scottish Island Novels series.

UPDATE: "set twice" on bars 19-20 and 23-24 corrected to "set".

Posted by ldfs at 10:19 AM | Comments (3)