Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Menzies Rant

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MENZIES RANT (Reel Duine na Marachan) (R8x32) 2C (4C set) Castle Menzies RSCDS Book 7
1s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1M turns 2L RH 1½ times on side, 1L turns2M LH 1¾ times on side (1s end BtoB in centre facing 2s)
9-16 2s+1s dance reel of 4 across
17-24 1M+2L set and ¾ turn RH while 1L+2M set and ¾ turn LH (1s end in 2nd place opposite sides), 1s turn 2H
25-32 2s+1s circle 4H round to left ½ way then ½ R&L

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams



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