Dance The Oregon Rant 5109

Medley · 128 bars (S64+J64) · 4 couples · Square   (Progression: OnceOnly)

Devised by
John Drewry (1974)
Formations
Steps
  • Highland Schottische, Skip-Change, Slip-Step, Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
Recommended Music

The Oregon Rant 4S · M128

Strathspey

1-8
1s+3s also 2s+4s dance R&L (2s+4s begin by changing with partner on sides)
9-16
1s+3s cross LH & dance out sides (1M+3W dance between 4s cast to opposite places as 1L+3M dance similarly between 2s to meet partners in prom hold & dance back to original places (Ladies passing RSh)
17-24
1s (prom hold) pass 2L RSh to dance reel of 3 with 2L+4M while 3s pass 4L RSh to dance reel of 3 across with 4L+2M & end in own places
25-32
1s & 3s Promenade clockwise around set while 2s & 4s advance, turn opposite person RH & dance RH across, all ending in original places in Ballroom hold with Men on outside facing in
33-40
All set HS (M starting on L foot) then turn partner 2H back to square formation
41-48
1s & 3s set advancing, turn opposite person 2H & open to face side couples, all circle 4H round to left
49-56
All dance 2 reels of 4 across set BUT each couple on reaching centre dance 1/2 LH across & continue reel in other line (1s+3s end facing sides)
57-64
All dance RH across on sides, 1s+3s LH across in centre & back to places

Jig

1-32
Repeat first 32 bars as above ending in Ballroom hold with Men on outside facing in
33-40
All slip step (to Men's left) for 2 bars, slip step back (2 bars) & polka anticlockwise 1 place
41-48
Repeat
49-56
Repeat
57-64
Repeat

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