Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Tranter's Rant

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

TRANTER'S RANT (J4x40) 4C set Ian Barbour Set & Cast Off Vol 1

1- 8 2s+3s dance RH across; 2L followed by 2M cast to 4th place while 3M followed by 3L cast up to 1st place (1s/4s step down/up 7-8). 3s face 1s, 4s face 2s on sides. (3)14(2)
9-16 3s+1s also 4s+2s Poussette across set (couples on Men's side move down, Ladies' side up to start). Couples have changed sides. 3(1)(4)2
17-24 All dance reels of 4 on sides
25-32 1s lead up, cross and cast to 2nd place while 4s lead down, cross and cast up to 3rd place; all 4 couples turn partner RH. 3142
33-40 All circle 8H round and back. 3142

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

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