5-Couple Square Set
There are a few examples of this Scottish Country Dancing format, the 5-couple square set
, in which the 1st
and 4th Couples
are initially as in the 4-couple square set
format and the 5th Couple
is in the Centre
of The set
; all five Couples
are involved throughout and there is usually Progression
. The 5th Couple
, who are the Dancing couple
, normally Start Facing
each other, sometimes in a line Up and down The set
, as in Gavin's Reel
sometimes Across the set
as in Fisherman's Reel
At the end of five Repeats, the Dancers are normally back in their Original Places though in one example, Spiffin', the whole Set Finishes rotated one Place clockwise.
See Alternative Dance Selections
for lists of those dances in rarer formats of The set
, such as this, for which a crib or a crib diagram is available on this site.
Links To Pages Related To 'Circular Sets'
Types Of Sets
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