Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Glenburnie Rant

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

GLENBURNIE RANT (R4x32) 4C set John Bowie Dickson Cockleroy Collection

1- 8 All set, cross RH and chase ½ way
9-16 4s+3s also 2s+1s dance ½ R&L, 4s+1s cross RH and turn LH on sides. (3)41(2)
17-24 All dance RSh reels of 4 on sides
25-32 3s+4s also 1s+2s dance RH across, 4s+1s dance LH across while 3s+2s chase clockwise ½ way. 2413

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

Dance Information

There are two areas within Scotland called Glenburnie. One just to the north of Aberdeen and one on the Scottish borders below Edinburgh.

The Whalplaw Burn On The Scottish Borders
The Road Up To And Beyond Glenburnie Has An Irritating Habit Of Repeatedly Crossing The Whalplaw Burn

Image copyright Richard Webb under this Creative Commons Licence 2.0.

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