Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Chasing The Wild Goose

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

CHASING THE WILD GOOSE (J5x32) 5C set Malcolm Brown

1- 8 2s and 4s set advancing and Balance-in-Line, ½ turn RH and Balance-in-Line
9-16 2L+1s, 2M+3s+4L and 4M+5s dance LH across, 2s and 4s pass LSh into RH across with other couples and end passing LSh to face own sides (BtoB)
17-24 All set (as Double Triangles), 2s and 4s change places RH with person on right while others set, all set (as Double Triangles), centre dancers change places LH with person on left while others set and all end on own sides facing new partners. Order 2M 4M 1M 5M 3M and 3L 1L 5L 2L 4L
25-32 Top 2 couples also bottom 2 couples dance R&L

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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