Millison's Jigg ~ Hume

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Millison's Jigg ~ Hume is an English Country Dance. It was published by John Playford (website) in 1651 in The English Dancing Master. It was interpreted by Colin Hume (website) in 2011 and published in Colin Hume's Website. It is a proper 3 Couple Longways dance. There is no progression in this dance. It is a multipart dance. The dance lasts 72 bars. Someone thought this dance was Easy / Intermediate.

First part matches The Black Nag.

Playford writes:
Lead up all a D. forwards and back That again First man take his wo. by both hands and four slips up and stand, the 2. as much, the 3. as much, turn all S Third Cu. four slips down, the 2. as much, first as much, turn all single

Sides all That again First Cu. change places, the 2. as much, 3. as much, turn S. Third Cu. changew places, the 2. as much, first as much, turn all single

Arms all That again First man change places with the 2. wo: first wo. change with 2. the last change with his own, turn S. First man change with the last wo. first wo. change with the last man, tother change, turn single

The tune was published with the dance.

The animation plays at 113 counts per minute. Men are drawn as rectangles, women as ellipses. Each couple is drawn in its own color.

An online description of the dance may be found here.

The dance contains the following figures: turn single, siding, arming (and probably others).

If you find what you believe to be a mistake in this animation, please leave a comment on youtube explaining what you believe to be wrong. If I agree with you I shall do my best to fix it.

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The dance itself is out of copyright, and is in the public domain. The interpretation is copyright © 2011 by Colin Hume. My visualization of this dance is copyright © 2021 by George W. Williams V and is released under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

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