Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Fourth Corner Position

In Scottish Country Dancing Fourth corner position, in a Longwise set, is a synonym for Partner's Second corner position.

Diagram, Structure Of 3 Couple Longwise Set Scottish Country Dance

Structure of 3 Couple Longwise Set

Dancers, Positions and Directions in a Longwise, Active, 3-couple set: after the most common Progression. The shaded area is defined as the Inside of The set. The arrows are indicators of Direction, only, not paths followed.

Here are examples of those Scottish Country Dances for which we have instructions on this site and in which the term, Fourth corner position, 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:

Alastair Hunter's Reel
Back To Bach
Exciseman (Drewry)
Follow Me Home
Get Weaving
King's Chapel
Outer Circle

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