Dance The Wild Goose Chase 7152

Jig · 32 bars · 4 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 2413)

Devised by
John Drewry (1982)
Intensity
8008 8888 8888 8008 = 75% (1 turn), 75% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Published in
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The Wild Goose Chase 4/4L · J32

1–
1W followed by 1M Lsh Fig8 round 2W and 3W, while{8} 4M followed by 4W Lsh Fig8 round 3M and 2M,, finish (1x,2,3,4x) with 1c facing 4c NHJ
9–
1c set to 4c while{2} 2c/3c dances up/down to join the end Cs in two facing lines of 4 across NHJ | all set advancing ; 2M+1W+3M+4W (on M side) & 2W+1M+3W+4M (on W side) RHA, again into the lines across
17–
1c+2c & 3c+4c Reels4 across, 1c & 4c end on midline RHJ with P, LHJ in middle
25–
1c+4c BiL, turn P ¾ RH to face up RHJ ; 1c+4c lead up, cast off round 2c to (2,4,1,3)

The Wild Goose Chase 4/4L · J32

1-8
1L followed by 1M dances Fig of 8 on Ladies side, (in front of 2L, out round 3L, in & out behind 2L) ending in centre (opp sides) facing 4s, while 4s dance similarly on Men's side ending facing 1s
9-16
1s+4s set facing each other while 2s join 1s as 3s join 4s to form lines across, all set & dance RH across with opposite 2 dancers
17-24
All dance full reels of 4 across dance, 1s & 4s end in centre holding RH facing opposite sides (as Wild Geese) 2s & 3s end in 1st/4th places
25-32
1s+4s Bal-in-Line in centre of dance, 3/4 turn partner RH, 1s & 4s lead up to top, 1s cast to 3rd place & 4s cast to 2nd place. 2 4 1 3

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