Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Rab The Ranter

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

RAB THE RANTER (R4x32) 4C set E Clark

1- 4 1s cross down below 2s and behind 3s to 4th place while 4s cross up above 3s and behind 2s to 1st place (1s passing through sides before 4s)
5- 8 End couples change places RH or LH with next person on sides by dancing in and 2s and 3s out, all set on sides
9-16 Repeat bars 1- 8 with new end couples End 4321
17-24 All cross RH and 1s and 3s face up, 2s and 4s down, all set and dance ½ Reels of 4 on sides
25-32 1s cast 1 place, meet in middle and lead down to 4th place, all turn partner RH

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

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