Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Triumph

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THE TRIUMPH (R4x24) 4C set Nathaniel Gow RSCDS Book 1

1- 8 1s lead down the middle and back to top, 1M presenting 1L to 2M
9-16 1L+2M with nearer hands joined dance down the middle followed by 1M, 1L+2M turn inwards (holding hands) and with crossed arms gives LH to partner, 1M+2M join free hands in arch over Ladies head and all 3 dance up in "Triumph", 2M returns to place
17-24 1s dance special Poussette (¼ turn, travel, ¼ turn, ¼ turn, travel, ¼ turn, ½ turn) down the middle to 4th place as 2s+3s+4s step up

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


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The Triumph may refer to HMS Triumph, several vessels (ten in total) of the Royal Navy.

Perhaps the most notable being HMS Triumph (R16), a Colossus-class light fleet aircraft carrier launched in 1944. She was converted to a heavy repair ship in 1964 and was scrapped in 1981.

HMS Triumph Image
HMS Triumph


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