The Twentyfive Year Jig

Source: John E Smart; published in English Dance & Song, Winter 1977. Vol XXXIX. No. 3
Formation: Longways; Indecent (i.e. Second Couples Improper)

A1 Circle Left; Circle Right
A2 Open Ladies' Chain; Holding Left Hands: Partner Balance Twice
B1 Open Ladies' Chain; Holding Left Hands: Neighbour Balance Twice
B2 Right & Left Through; Partner Two Hand Turn 1 & 1/2 - Face New Neighbours

32 bar jigs.

The transition from the Courtesy Chain into facing with Left Hands seems a little awkward; an Open Ladies' Chain (Ladies Pull by Right; Allemande Left the Man you Meet) leaves you in the correct postion for the Balances. There seems to be plenty of time for two Balances in the music.

Original page from English Dance & Song, Winter 1977

The Twentyfive Year Jig

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