Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Couteraller's Rant

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

COUTERALLER'S RANT (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Castle Menzies RSCDS Book 34

1- 8 1s+2s+3s circle 6H round and back
9-16 1s set advancing and set again holding RH turning Lady under her right arm, repeat holding LH with Man turning under his left arm
17-24 1s dance down for 1 bar and back, cast 1 place, cross down between 3s and cast up to 2nd place on opposite sides
25-32 1s dance reflection reels of 3 on opposite sides dancing in and up to start, 1s cross RH to 2nd places

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

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Couteraller's Rant is a Scottish Country Dance found in the Castle Menzies Register of Dances from 1749, and interpreted by the RSCDS in book 34, 1986.

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