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  1. set dancing

    A country dance is any of a very large number of social dances of a type that originated in the British Isles; it is the repeated execution of a predefined sequence of figures, carefully designed to fit a fixed length of music, performed by a group of people, usually in couples, in one or more sets. The figures involve interaction with your partner and/or with other dancers, usually with a progression so that you dance with everyone in your set. It is common in modern times to have a "caller" who teaches the dance and then calls the figures as you dance. Country dances are done in many different styles.As a musical form written in 24 or 68 time, the contredanse was used by Beethoven and Mozart.Introduced to South America by French immigrants, Country Dance had great influence upon Latin American music as contradanza. The Anglais (from the French word meaning "English") or Angloise is another term for the English country dance. A Scottish country dance may be termed an écossaise. Irish set dance is also related.


  1. Set dancing

    Set dancing, sometimes called "country sets", are a popular form of folk dancing in Ireland. Set dances are based on quadrilles. The latter were court dances which were transformed by the Irish into a unique folk dance of the Irish rural communities. Promotion of Céilí dance during the 1930s and 1940s, and the rise of rock and roll in the 1950s caused the popularity of set dancing to fade. However, in the 1980s, a revival started and many sets that have not been done for forty years or more are being recovered and danced again.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of set dancing in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of set dancing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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