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The Devon Jig

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The Devon Jig

Source: Traditional, collected by Irene Harcourt; published in English Dance & Song, Spring 1971, Volume XXXIII No. 1
Formation: Four Couples (or Five or Six); Longways; Proper

A1 All (except #1s) Face Up, Make Arches (single hand):
#1s Lead Down through the Arches, Turn Alone
#1s Lead Up Through the Arches
A2 Peel The Banana: #1s Lead a Single Cast to the Bottom
All: Lead Up back to Place
B1 #1s Swing to the Bottom
B2 All Face Up: Double Cast to Place - Tops go Left, Next go Right, etc.

Music:
32 bars, reels or jigs.

Notes:
The description here says for four or five couples; other version suggest it is also suitable for six couples.

Original page from English Dance & Song, Spring 1971

The Devon Jig
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