Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Triple Happiness

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

TRIPLE HAPPINESS (S3x32) 3C Yoshiki Oyama RSCDS Book 52

1- 8 1s Adv&Ret (1 step each) touching hands, 1s ½ turn LH, cross down between 2s and 3s, cast up to place
9-16 1s+2s dance the Knot. 1s end facing 1st corners
17-24 Corners Pass&Turn with 1st corners, Repeat with 2nd corner and 1s pass RSh into 2nd place own sides (corners turn 2H in centre) 213
25-32 All chase clockwise ½ round to opposite sides, all ½ turn 2H, pull back RSh and dance out to own sides. 312

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

Triple Happiness (S3x32) 3C set Yoshiki Oyama

1- 8 1s advance to touch RH (1 bar) and retire (1 bar), ½ turn LH and cross down between 2s, cast up to place
9-16 1s2s dance the knot, 1s end facing 1st corners
17-24 1s dance pass and turn with 1st and 2nd corners (corners turn BH) 213
25-32 All chase clockwise ½ way, ½ turn partners both hands to face each other, pulling back RS cast to own side. 312

(Misc. Crib)

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Instruction Videos

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Dance Information

Mie is a prefecture (a district) in Japan, and its name means "triple". It is part of the Kansai region on the main Honshu island. The capital is the city of Tsu.

The deviser wrote this strathspey to celebrate a special ball held by Mie SCDF's group.

Mie Prefecture, Japan - Information Video

Triple Happiness Image
Triple Happiness
Swertia Bimaculata In Suzuka Mountains, Inabe, Mie Prefecture, Japan

Image Copyright Alpsdake (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons.

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