Chase HalfwayIn 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.
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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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