Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary


The convenient term Facing is used in conjunction with Finishing to indicate how a Figure should end in Scottish Country Dances.

It is also used to indicate the situation at the Starting Position of a Figure when this is dependent upon the previous Figure as, for example, in Casting.

Note that the term does not necessarily mean square on (as is the case for Partners in a Longwise set). It means ready to Give left/right shoulders when the following Figure (for example a Reel of three/four) requires that.

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