In Scottish Country Dancing Setting Figures
are all performed using a Setting step
appropriate to the tempo, usually Pas-de-basque
or the Strathspey setting step
. At the end of either of these 2-bar steps, the dancer is usually back in the Starting Position
though a few Figures
, such as Petronella turn
and Hello goodbye setting
, involve a limited Travelling
Unless the Figure requires some Travelling movement, Pas-de-basque should be performed On the spot.
Occasionally, a more complex step such as Pas-de-basque Coupé or the Highland schottische setting step is prescribed; the standard Timing, 4 bars in these examples, is implied.
For example, here are some Scottish Country Dances in which the term, Setting
, is used in either the MiniCrib or the MaxiCrib Dance instructions
or both -
Mr Iain Stuart Robertson
Song Of The Sea
Dance Video Clip Which Demonstrates Pas-de-basque
Pas-de-basque Video Clip
Dance Video Clip Which Demonstrates Strathspey Setting Step
Strathspey Setting Step Video Clip
Dance Video Clip Which Demonstrates Highland Schottische Setting Step
Highland Schottische Setting Step Video Clip
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