Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Snow Butterfly

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

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

1- 4 1L+2M also 1M+2L turn RH, 1s pass RSh to face 2s (in line across, 1L facing 2L, 1M facing 2M)
5- 8 1s turn 2s LH and pass LSh to end 1M facing 2L, 1L facing 2M
9-16 1s+2s dance reel of 4 across. At end 1s meet facing up, 2s curve in behind ready for...
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. 213

(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
Snow Butterfly - Small Apollo - Parnassius Phoebus

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