Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Armstrongs' Rant

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE ARMSTRONGS' RANT (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Douglas Henderson Tay Bridge Book

1- 8 1s cross down to dance reflection reels of 3 on opposite sides. 1s end in centre (2nd place) facing down (Lady on Man's right), 2s in 1st place, 3s facing up
9-12 1s in centre and 3s on sides Adv+Ret 1 step, 1s turn 3s on sides (LH Ladies side and RH Men's). 1s end in centre facing up, 2s face down
13-16 1s in centre and 2s on sides Adv+Ret 1 step, 1s turn 2s on sides (RH Ladies side and LH Men's). 1s end facing 1st corners
17-24 1s set to 1st corners, dance clockwise round each other to face 2nd corners. 1s set to 2nd corners, dance clockwise round each other to 2nd place own sides
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on own sides, 1M+2M also 1L+3L passing RSh to start.

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



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