Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Snow Butterfly

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE SNOW BUTTERFLY (J8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Greenburn Book 1

1- 8 1L+2M also 1M+2L turn RH, 1s pass RSh to face 2s (Lady facing lady), 1s turn 2s LH and pass LSh to face other partner (2s)
9-16 1s+2s dance reel of 3 across ending ready for Allemande
17-24 1s+2s dance Allemande
25-32 1s cross down between 3s and cast up 2nd place while 2s and 3s set and cross RH, 1s cross up and cast to 2nd place own sides while 2s and 3s set and cross RH

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


Dance Information

The Parnassiinae, Snow Butterflies or Snow Apollos are a subfamily of the Papilionidae or Swallowtail Butterfly family.

The subfamily includes about 50 medium sized, white or yellow species. The Snow Apollos are high altitude butterflies and are distributed across Asia, Europe and North America.

Snow Butterfly Image
Snow Butterfly - Small Apollo - Parnassius Phoebus


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