Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Witch's Rant

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

WITCH'S RANT (R5x32) 5C Set Roy Clowes SCD Archives

1- 4 1s+5s ¾ turn RH to form line in middle, 1M+5L turn LH to face 1st corners (2s+4s acting as corners while 3s, 1L and 5M stand)
5-16 5L+1M turn 1st corner, 'partner', 2nd corner, 'partner' and 1M and 5L turn partners RH 1½ times back to places
17-24 1s+2s also 4s+5s (passing RSh) dance Figs of 8 on sides (round standing 3s)
25-32 1s slip step down for 2 while 2s+3s+4s+5s step up, 1s slip step back up and dance out between 2s+3s on own sides, in between 3s+4s and cast round 5s to 5th place

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

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