Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Chase Clockwise

The clockwise version of Chase is Chase clockwise.

It appears for example, in bars 17 to 24 of the Scottish Country Dance 4 Couple Reel by Jean Attwood The Falls Of Rogie -
Bars 1-8. 1s Cross By the right and Cast 1 Place, 1s Cross By the right and Cast 1 Place (Man up Lady down).
Bars 9-16. 1s Dance ½ Reels of 3 across (1M with 2s and 1L with 3s), Set in Lines across and change Places By the right with the Opposite person.
Bars 17-24. 2s+1s+3s Chase clockwise, 1s Dance for 4 steps and Turn By the right to Face First corner positions While 2s and 3s continue to Chase back to Place (as bar 16).


For example, here are some Scottish Country Dances in which the term, Chase clockwise, is used in either the MiniCrib or the MaxiCrib Dance instructions or both -
Arran Chase
Black Craig Of Dee
Drummond Castle
Duncan Gray
Eternal Flame
Greyfriar's Bobby
Marmalade Maker
Rover's Rant
Roxburgh Castle
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