Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

St Valentine's Chase

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ST VALENTINE'S CHASE (R3x32) 3C set Geraldine and Holger Schuckelt Borderland Dances

1- 4 1s+2s+3s Adv&Ret
5-16 1s+2s+3s dance 3 couple R&L
17-24 All Ladies cross passing partner LSh and chase anticlockwise ½ way round and set while all men set, cross over and chase anticlockwise ½ way round. 321
25-28 3s+2s+1s dance ½ reflection reels of 3 on sides (3s+2s cross down to opposite sides from 1st place, 3M gives RSh to 1L and 3L gives LSh to 1M) 1(2)(3)
29-32 1s+2s dance ½ RH across, 1s+3s dance ½ LH across. 231

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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