Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Boggs Chase

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE BOGGS CHASE (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Jean Grant East Lothian Anniversary Book

1- 8 1s set advancing, ½ turn 2H, dance down nearer hands joined below 3s and cast up to 2nd place while 2s set and cross LH up to 1st place. (2)(1)3
9-16 1s set advancing, ½ turn 2H, dance up above 2s and cast to face 1st corner positions while 3s set and cross LH
17-24 1s dance ½ diagonal reel with 1st corners (positions), pass RSh to face 2nd corner positions and dance ½ reel with 2nd corners (positions). 1s pass RSh to end in 2nd place own sides. 312
25-32 3s+1s+2s chase clockwise ½ way and turn partners RH 1½ times to own sides

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

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