Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Second Corner

The Second corner in a Longwise set, when 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 (see Diagram 23).

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 (see Diagram 22).

See the section Corner for a more precise 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 -
Amethyst (Charlton)
Auld Toon Of Ayr
Dancing Girls
Happy Dancers
Kangaroo Paw
Miss Clemy Stewart's Reel
Tak Tent
Turning The Key
Ye're Welcome, Charly Stuart

Dance Video Clip Which Demonstrates Second Corner in a Longwise Set

Second Corner Video Clip

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