Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Quarry Triumphant

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE QUARRY TRIUMPHANT (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Bardill/Prince

1- 4 1s+2s+3s circle left 4 steps and drop hands and set rotating
5- 8 2s+3s chase clockwise to own side corner positions while 1s turn RH in centre to end 2nd place opposite sides. 3(1)2
9-16 2s+1s+3s dance ½ LSh reels on the sides (1L up, 1M down), 1s dance ½ Figs 8 to 2nd place own sides (1M up and 1L down)
17-24 1s dance "Goodbye/Hello" setting to change places and set, dance "Goodbye/Hello" setting back to 2nd place own sides and 3s+1s+2s set advancing into promenade hold facing up
25-28 3s+1s+2s dance an accelerated Allemende to end in line on the Men's side (drop hands)
29-32 2L+1L+3L dance "Goodbye/Hello" setting to own sides, 2s+1s+3s+4s join hands and set

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


Dance Notes

On bars 31-32 of repeat 1s step out to ends as 4s step up.

(Dance Notes by Charles Upton)



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