Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Hawkesbury Rant

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE HAWKESBURY RANT (R4x32) 4C set Bill Zobel Blackadder Collection

1- 8 1s set and dance Fig of 8 on own sides (between 2s to start)
9-16 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance Chain Progression:-
' 1s+2s also 3s+4s ¾ turn RH, 1M+2L also 3L+4L turn LH 1½ times as partners chase clockwise ½ way, 2s+1s also 4s+3s turn RH to...
17-24 1s+4s+3s dance Allemande
25-32 All dance Banana Reels:-
' Interlocking reels around set (end dancers pass RSh across set)

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

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