Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

1-Bar Figures

These Figures are required to be performed in only one bar of music rather than the standard Time allocation.

Advance:
for a Standing Couple, this is a common precursor to those Figures such as Allemande, Poussette and Promenade round which Start on the Centre line. It is also a rare form used by the Dancing couple on bar 29 of A Trip To Bavaria followed by Turn halfway with Both hands on bars 30-31 and Retire on bar 32 While the other Couples Advance and retire normally in 4 bars.

Retire:
the rare form as in A Trip To Bavaria.


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