Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Catch The Wind

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

CATCH THE WIND (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Romaine Butterfield RSCDS Book 45

1- 8 1s set, cast 1 place and dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s
9-16 1s set twice with 1L turning to face out, 1L followed by partner casts up and dances down the middle 1L to face 3M while 1M faces 2M
17-24 1s RSh reels of 3 across (1M with 2s and 1L with 3s)
25-32 1L followed by partner dances down cast up round 3M and crosses to end in 2nd place on own sides, 1s turn RH (4 bars)

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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Also see the dance Caught By The Wind by Iain Boyd.

This Scottish Country Dance was devised by Romaine Butterfield from the New Zealand branch of the RSCDS, for Noeline O'Connor and Iain Boyd (the deviser of Caught by the Wind).

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Catch The Wind

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