Second CornerWhen the Scottish Country Dancing Couples are on their Own sides and in the order 2 1 3, 2nd Lady is the 1st Man's Second corner and 3rd Man is the 1st Lady's Second corner, as shown in the following diagram.
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 3 Couple Longwise Set
At the start of a 4 couple square set, the Man's Second corner is the Lady on his right, i.e., three Places away anticlockwise; the Lady's is the Man on her left, three Places away clockwise, as shown in the following diagram.
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.
Structure Of Square Set
See the section Corner for a more detailed description.
For example, here are some Scottish Country Dances in which the term, Second corner, is used in either the MiniCrib or the MaxiCrib Dance instructions or both -
Auld Toon Of Ayr
Miss Clemy Stewart's Reel
Turning The Key
Ye're Welcome, Charly Stuart
Dance Video Clip Which Demonstrates Second Corner in a Longwise SetSecond Corner Video Clip
Links To Pages Related To 'Dancers'Set Structure
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