A 32 Bar Jig for Three Couples

Bars 1 - 4

First couple set twice.

Bars 5 - 8

First man casts off and dances across into second woman's place chased by his partner who ends in second man's place. Second couple step up on 7 and 8.

Bars 9 - 16

First and second couples dance a Ladies Chain.

Bars 17 - 24

First, second, and third couples dance reels of three on the sides, first couple passing right shoulders with third couple to begin. Men dance loops at end of the reel. (Third man particularly needs to anticipate the next figure.)

Bars 25 - 28

First and third couples dance right hands across.

Bars 29 - 32

First man dances right shoulder round third man and casts up into second place while first lady dances right shoulder round second lady and casts down into second place.

  Repeat from new positions

Devised by Bruce Herbold, 1999

Traditionally, each San Francisco Class Solstice Party program includes a dance devised by or for a class member. Bruce, a teacher in the San Francisco Class, named this dance for the three dancers in the class named Nancy.

Copyright © 1999 by Bruce Herbold. All rights reserved. Permission is granted for verbatim reproduction and non-profit distribution of this leaflet provided that this notice remains intact.