Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Three Rs

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE THREE RS (Rantin, Raving Raymond) (J5x48) 5C set N MacLellan

1- 8 1s and 3s cross RH, cast down 1 place, lead down between 4s/5s and cast up 1 place
9-16 All dance RH across (1M with 2s, 1L and 3M with 4s, 3L with 5s), 1s and 3s dance LH across with other couple and end in double triangle position
17-24 1s and 3s dance Double Triangles and end facing 3rd corners while 2s, 4s and 5s petronella on 1 place anticlockwise on bar 19 and again on bar 23
25-32 1s and 3s dance ½ reel of 4 with 3rd corners and ½ reel with 4th corners
33-40 1s and 3s dance ½ reel of 4 with 1st corners and ½ reel with 2nd corners
41-48 1s and 3s cross LH, cast down 1 place and all turn partners RH

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

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