In this version of Chase
, taking 4 bars, the dancers must Finish
opposite the Place
in which they started, Diagonally
opposite if they started from a Corner
The diagram shows the clockwise version of Chase halfway in a 3 Couple Longwise, Active set, as in bars 29-32 of the Scottish Country Dance Eileen Watt's Strathspey.
clockwise in a 3-couple, Longwise set
with 1st couple Starting
in 2nd place
, all on Opposite sides. 3rd man's
path is shown as a full line, 2nd lady's
as a broken line; the arrow heads show their Finishing Positions
. The final Turns
to Finish Facing Partners
are not shown.
For example, here are some Scottish Country Dances in which the term, Chase halfway
, is used in either the MiniCrib or the MaxiCrib Dance instructions
or both -
Chester Reel Of Gold
Dancing In The Street
Ferry Boats On The Mersey
Osgood MacKenzie Of Inverewe
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