Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

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 Diagram 23 and Diagram 22.

For example, here are some Scottish Country Dances in which the term, Outside (the set), is used in either the MiniCrib or the MaxiCrib Dance instructions or both -
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

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