Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

10-Bar and 12-Bar Figures

Apart from those for which 16 bars are specified, Figures requiring more than 8 bars are particularly rare.
10-Bar Figures

Reel(s) of five:
this is the standard Time allocation for all full forms (single, mirror and parallel).


12-Bar Figures

Courage reels:
these occur most commonly as the basic 6-bar form followed by one repeat from the Dancers' new Positions.

Reel(s) of six:
this is the standard Time allocation for all full forms (single, mirror and parallel).

Right and lefts for 3 couples.

The saltire:
the Full Figure, six repeats of the basic element.

The theme:
this is the standard Time allocation for the full form as it occurs in The Celtic Brooch dances.


Links To Pages Related To 'Time Allocations'

Timing