Half and Half

32 bar Jig : 3 couples

Music : Half and Half

1-4 1st man and 2nd woman set to each other and change places giving right hands.

5-8 1st woman and 2nd man repeat bars 1-4.

9-12 1st and 2nd couples, joining hands on the side, set and change places with partners giving right hands.

13-16 1st and 2nd couples dance right hands across all the way round.

17-24 1st couple giving nearer hands dance down between 3rd couple and cast up around them. Giving nearer hands, they dance up between 2nd couple and cast off to finish facing 1st corners.

25-32 1st couple turn 1st corner with right hands, partner with left hands, 2nd corner with right hands and cross over giving left hands to finish in 2nd place on own sides.

Repeat, having passed a couple.

Devised by John Riley
Hunter Valley Book of Dances