Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Lewis And Colin's Rant

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LEWIS AND COLIN'S RANT (R4x32) Sq.Set Evelyn Brown Ness House 2

1- 8 1s+3s set and dance La Baratte:-
' Men ½ turn Lady RH and retains hand but at arm's length from each other
' Men retrace steps with Lady turning right under Man's arm briefly into Allemande hold (Man behind Lady facing Lady's original place) and releasing Lady's RH she turns under Man's left arm until almost in original places
' Couples change places LH to opposite places
while 2s+4s cast pass opposite person RSh and set to partner then set across the set - All are now opposite where they started on wrong side of partner
9-16 1s+3s dance ½ R&L, 2s+4s dance ½ R&L
17-24 All dance interlocking reels of 3 (pass corners RSh, about turn, pass corner RSh, pass partner LSh, about turn and pass partner LSh) and end facing in
25-32 All ¾ turn partners RH to end in prom hold facing anticlockwise and Promenade ¾ way round to end 4123

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



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