Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Morison Rant

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE MORISON RANT (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Douglas Henderson

1- 8 1s+2s set, 1M+2M also 1L+2L change places RH, 2s+1s circle 4H round to left, all finishing on sides
9-16 1s turn 1st corner RH, pass RSh, turn 2nd corner LH and pass LSh, ready for...
17-24 1s dance RH across and LH back (1L with 2s and 1M with 3s), finish facing each other, 1L facing down, 1M facing up
25-32 1s cross down/up giving RH and dance Figs of 8 (6 bars) on opposite sides (RSh to 2nd corner to start) and cross RH to 2nd place own sides bars 31-32

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

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