Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary


Dance towards the dancer you are Facing. The Advance Figure may be performed Across The set, Up and down The set or on a Diagonal; it may involve one dancer or a line of Scottish country dancers, with the Facing dancer(s) either stationary or, more commonly, also advancing. Where a line of dancers is involved, they normally Take hands.

Two bars are normally allocated for this Figure.

See also Set advancing in Figures Setting.

Here are examples of those Scottish Country Dances for which we have instructions on this site and in which the term, Advance, either appears explicitly or is implied; note that for a common term these will be a small selection; for a rare term, these may be all that exist:

Brooch Of Lorne
Crom Allt
Dunnet Head
Elphinstone Jig
Gordon Chase
Mary Morison
Miss Stewart's Jig
Mrs Stewart's Jig

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