Her Majesty Is Welcome
Scottish Country Dance InstructionHER MAJESTY IS WELCOME (M-4x(S32+R32)) 4C set Iain Stuart Robertson 4 SCDs 1978
1- 8 All Adv&Ret 1 step twice, 1s Cross&Cast 1 place as 2s turn ½ way RH and lead up 1 place and cross RH as 3s+4s ½ turn RH and ½ turn LH
9-16 All dance Grand Chain
17-24 1s+3s dance RH across and LH back
25-32 2s+1s dance R&L 1s end facing 1st corners
1- 8 1s dance 'Hello-Goodbye' setting, set to each other ending BtoB (1M facing up and 1L down)
9-16 1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides giving RSh to 2nd corner and cross back to own sides
17-24 1s+3s Adv&Ret, 1s+3s Adv&Ret Up&Down and 1s dance between 3s to 3rd place while 3s dance up to 2nd place
25-32 1s+4s repeat bars 17-24
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
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Dance InformationHM Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother (1900 - 2002) saw this dance performed at Sherborne School for Girls.
This dance was devised by Iain Stuart Robertson in 1974 to honour the Queen Mother's royal visit to celebrate the school's 75th anniversary.
Recommended Music: The Queen Mother's Progress By Iain Stuart Robertson.
Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, c. 1938 - 1945
Image copyright (cropped) Sir Gerald Kelly (1879 - 1972) (Royal Collection object 403423) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons