Miss Bennet's Jigg

from Selected Regency Country Dances by Green Ginger

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By Mr Pollack, from William Campbell's 8th Collection of newest and most favorite Country Dances & Reels c.1793
Longways triple minor, adapted for a 3 couple set
8 bar intro +6x32 bar jig

Original dance instructions:
The 1st & 2nd Lady take hold of hands & lead between the 2 Gent & turn their Partners with both hands the 2 Gent do the same cross over the 2nd & 3rd Cu come up to the Top foot it & cast off

Interpreted dance instructions (for a 3 couple set):
A1 1st and 2nd Ladies lead through the 1st and 2nd men and cast, turning their partner with their free hand (i.e.1st Lady turns RH and 2nd Lady LH)
A2 1st and 2nd Men lead through the 1st and 2nd Ladies and cast, turning their partner with their free hand (i.e.1st Man turns LH and 2nd Man RH)
B1 1s cross over and cast below 2s, cross and cast below 3s.
B2 1s lead up to the top and cast into 2nd place (2s moving up), set once (while 2s and 3s set twice) and cast to bottom of set.
For triple minor formation, 1s cast into 2nd place and set twice.


from Selected Regency Country Dances, released February 23, 2018


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Cas, Ian and Meryl have been playing together for over 35 years. Playing for English and Scottish ceilidh dancing and later for historical dance events,

We do a lot of research into historical dance music and are continually finding new dances to introduce into the dancing repertoire.

We always have great fun playing and hope this is communicated to the audience, be it dancers or spectators.
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