Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Caledonian Rant (Wilson)

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THE CALEDONIAN RANT (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Thomas Wilson RSCDS Book 16

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast 1 place, 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 3s back to 2nd place on own sides
9-16 1s cross LH, cast up on opposite sides and dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s end with Lady facing down between 2s with partner behind her
17-24 1L followed by partner dance down and out between 2L+3L, cast behind 3L, Cross&Cast up round 3M, lead up between 2s and cast to 2nd place own sides
25-32 1s+3s facing on sides set and turn 2H, 2s+1s dance 4H round to left

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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Also see the dance The Caledonian Rant (Dugan) by Ray Dugan.

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