Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

First Corner

In a Longwise set, when the Couples are on their Own sides and in the order 2 1 3, 3rd lady is the 1st man's First corner and 2nd man is the 1st lady's (see the upper diagram).

The section Corner provides a more detailed description.

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.



At the Start of a 4-Couple Square set, the Man's First corner is the Lady on his left and the Lady's is the Man on her right (see the lower diagram).

Diagram, Structure Of Square Set Scottish Country Dancing

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.



Dance Video Clip Which Demonstrates First Corner in a Longwise Set

First Corner Video Clip

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