Jacob Hall's Jig
Playford, The Dancing Master, 1695-1728.
Cecil Sharp, The Country Dance Book, Part IV, 1916.
Kate Van Winkle Keller and Genevieve Shimer, The Playford Ball (CDSS), 1994.
Playford, “Under and Over”, The Dancing Master, 1652-1728.
6/8, AABB, F/E/G minor
proper duple-minor longways A1 1-2 First corners right-hand turn once around while first woman cross to her partner's place. 3-4 Ones left-hand turn once around. First woman change hands and flip around. 5-8 These three (ones with the second woman) circle right once around. A2 1-2 Second corners left-hand turn once around while second woman cross to her partner's place. 3-4 Twos right-hand turn once around. Second woman change hands and flip around. 5-8 These three (twos with the first woman) circle left once around. B1 1-2 Ones lead down a double. 3-4 Ones change hands and lead up between the twos to form a line of four across the set. 5-8 Lines lead up a double and fall back into a ring. B2 1-4 Circle left once around. 5-8 Ones lead up and cast down to progressed place.
Cecil Sharp added the turns with partners in A1 and A2.
Danced in the 1996 movie Emma.
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