Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Colin's Rebel Rant

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

COLIN'S REBEL RANT (R4x48) 4C set George Swirles Elizabeth Mary's Book

1- 8 1s+2s ½ turn RH and dance RH across ½ way, ½ turn LH and dance LH across ½ way
9-16 1s+2s dance Chain Progression:
 1s+2s ¾ turn RH, 1M+2L turn LH 1½ times as partners chase clockwise ½ way, 2s+1s turn RH. 2s end in 1st place own side, 1s facing 1st corners
17-24 1s turn 1st corners RH, partner LH, 2nd corner RH and partner LH to end BtoB in centre (Lady facing up and Man down)
25-32 1s dance Figs of 8 on opposite sides (LSh to 1st corner to start) and end nearer hands joined facing 2M, Lady on Man's left
33-40 1s set to 2M, turn inwards and set to 3L, swivel left and set to 2L and turn inwards to set to 3M
41-48 1s in prom hold dance reel of 3 across with 3s (RSh to 3M to start) and end with 1s dancing down to 4th place. 2341

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

Additional search terms: Collins.

Back to the top of this Scottish Country Dancing Instructions 'Colin's Rebel Rant' page