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Thread #111556   Message #2353036
Posted By: GUEST,Bob L
30-May-08 - 11:54 AM
Thread Name: what's a rant?
Subject: RE: what's a rant?
In historic (18th cent) country dances, the word "rant" in the title seems to have been used to describe any lively dance. e.g. "The Marquis of Granby's Rant" which very definitely has a hop-step tune.