The Hamilton Rant
Scottish Country Dance InstructionTHE HAMILTON RANT (R8x48) 3C (4C set) Robert M Campbell RSCDS Book 22
1- 8 1M+2L change places RH, 1L+2M change places, 1M+3M change places and 1L+3L change places
9-16 3s+1s dance ½ R&L, 2s+1s dance ½ R&L
17-24 1s cross RH and cast 1 place, 1s turn 1¾ LH to face 1st corners
25-32 1s set and turn corners 2H and twirl to face partners, set to partners and turn 2H and twirl to face 2nd corners
33-40 1s set and turn 2nd corners and twirl to face partners, set to partners and turn 2H and twirl to face 2nd corners again
41-48 1s dance reel of 3 on opposite sides passing 2nd corner RSh and cross to own sides 2nd place
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
The Hamilton Rant
Robert M Campbell RSCDS Book 22
Reel 8 x 48 bars 3 Couple Repeat 4 Couple Set Longwise Set
1-2 1M2L cross by the right;
3-4 1L2M cross by the right;
5-6 1M3M cross by the right;
7-8 1L3L cross by the right;
9-12 3s1s half rights and lefts;
13-16 2s1s half rights and lefts;
17-20 1s cross by the right and cast;
21-24 1s turn by the left 1¾ times;
25-28 1s set and turn first corners (both hands);
29-32 1s set and turn each other (both hands);
33-36 1s set and turn second corners (both hands);
37-40 1s set and turn each other (both hands);
41-46 2s1s3s reels of 3 on sides (right shoulder to second corners);
47-48 1s cross by the left to 2nd place.
(MAXICRIB. Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)
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