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.

For example, here are some Scottish Country Dances in which the term, Third corner position, is used in either the MiniCrib or the MaxiCrib Dance instructions or both -
Highland Laddie
Late In The Day
Lauraine's Delight
Little Strathspey
Lochindorb Strathspey
Marie's Farewell
Miss Cahoon's Reel
Outer Circle
Peggy Dewar
Thirteenth Of September

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Set Structure

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