# Outside (The Set)

The area*Outside (the set)*is the adjacent area outwith the polygon formed by joining the initial

*Places*of the Scottish Country Dancers in an

*Active set*, i.e., as shown not shaded in the example

*Sets*in the diagrams.

## 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.

## Structure Of Square Set

*Dancers, Positions*and

*Directions*in a

*4 couple square set*:

*Corners*and

*Opposites*are shown for

*1st couple*only. 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,

*Outside (the set)*, 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:

Blue Tartan

Canadian Barn Dance

Doune Mill

Haggis Hunters

Kirkbrae Welcome

Reel Of Five

Riggs Of Corn

Silver Sands Of Islay

Sixteensome Reel

Thurling Strathspey

## Links To Pages Related To 'Positions'

Set StructurePositions

Back To Back

Bottom

Centre

Centre Line

Corner Position

Corner Position For 4/2 Couples

Corner Position In Square Set

Corners' Square

Diagonal Line

Diagonal Reflection

End

First Corner Position

Foot

Fourth Corner Position

Inverted

Line Across

Middle

Mirror Reflection

Music

nth Couple Place

nth Couple Position

nth Place

nth Position

Opposite Side (Line)

Original

Outside (The Set)

Own Side (Line)

Parallel Symmetry

Place

Position

Reflection

Second Corner Position

Side

Side Line

Standing Places

Starting

Symmetry

Third Corner Position

Top

Wrong Sides

Bottom

Centre

Centre Line

Corner Position

Corner Position For 4/2 Couples

Corner Position In Square Set

Corners' Square

Diagonal Line

Diagonal Reflection

End

First Corner Position

Foot

Fourth Corner Position

Inverted

Line Across

Middle

Mirror Reflection

Music

nth Couple Place

nth Couple Position

nth Place

nth Position

Opposite Side (Line)

Original

Outside (The Set)

Own Side (Line)

Parallel Symmetry

Place

Position

Reflection

Second Corner Position

Side

Side Line

Standing Places

Starting

Symmetry

Third Corner Position

Top

Wrong Sides

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