Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Maple Leaf Rant

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MAPLE LEAF RANT (R8x40) 3C (4C set)

1- 8 1s cross RH and cast, cross LH and cast - Lady up and Man down (end LH to partner and RH to 1st corners)
9-16 1s Balance-in-Line with 1st corners, ¼ turn and balance with 2nd corners, balance with 3rd corners and balance with 4th corners
17-24 1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides giving LSh to 2nd corner (end facing 1st corner)
25-32 1s dance diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners (end in centre facing up with Lady on left)
33-40 1s lead up and cross to dance reflection reels of 3 on own sides (2s dance out and down to start)

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

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