The Jacobite
by Sue McKinnell 8x32 Reel for 3C
1-8 1C set, then dance down the center of the dance and cast up behind 3C to face first corners. 2C step up on bars 3-4.
9-16 1C & 1st corners dance a diagonal reel of four, 1C passing RS to face 2nd corners. 1C & 2nd corners dance a diagonal reel of four, 1C passing RS to end in 2nd positions on their own sides. End 3, 1, 2 with 3C & 2C on opposite sides.
17-24 2C, 1C, & 3C take hands on the sides and set, then 1C pass LS and 1W, followed by 3M & 3W, cast behind 3M position, across the bottom of the set and up to 2nd place WHILE 1M, followed by 2W & 2M, cast up behind 2W position, across the top of the set, and down to 2nd place. End 2, 1, 3 with 2C & 3C on opposite sides.
25-32 2C, 1C, & 3C dance mirror reels of three on the sides, starting with 1M dancing down the middle, 1W dancing up the middle, 2C dancing out and casting down, and 3C dancing out and casting up. When 2C & 3C cast down through 2nd place, they cross into 3rd place. End 2, 1, 3 on own sides.
Suggested music is 8X32 Reels (starting Mo Chuachag Lagach Thu) from First Stop by Waverley Station.
During our trip to Scotland in August of 2001, we took the steam train from Fort William to Mallaig the Jacobite. The figure in bars 19-24 reminds me of a train.