Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Square Set

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Square Set

Square Set


A 4-Couple Square set at the start of the fourth repeat following the progression, 2341, or of the second repeat following the less usual progression, 4123.
Note that the numbered Places of the Dancers in the Full set (the Places in which they started the dance) are shown as 1 2 3 4, i.e., in Times New Roman font in the upper left part of the Dancer's symbol; their numbered Places in the Active set (the Places in which they started the Repeat) are shown as 1 2 3 4, i.e., in Helvetica font in the lower right part.