Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Third Corner Position

The Third Corner Position, in a Longwise set, is a synonym for Partner's First corner position in Scottish Country Dancing.

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, Third 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:

13th Of September
Highland Laddie
Late In The Day
Lauraine's Delight
Little Strathspey
Lochindorb Strathspey
Marie's Farewell
Miss Cahoon's Reel
Outer Circle
Peggy Dewar

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Set Structure

Additional search terms: 3rd crnr pstn.

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