As one Figure
follows another, the hand Hold
may need to change. Timing
the movement correctly is important, especially when more than one Couple
is making the same change.
For example, Allemande
often follows a Figure
which leaves the Scottish Country Dancers in Promenade hold
, Facing Up
on the Centre line
; it is satisfyingly elegant when the Men
raise their Partners'
right hands at exactly the beginning of bar 1 of the Allemande
but disappointingly sloppy when the Timing
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