PADDOCK PARADE

 

Double Quadrille circa 1700

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Music: "Wilshire Tempest," by the Cecil Sharp Folk Dance Band. 

Track 7. LS CD-1005, instrumental; Track 8, LS CD-1005, prompted by Don Armstrong

Formation: Eight couples in a square, two couples in each place

Opener:

8 Honor partners and corners12 8 ladies grand chain to diagonal opposite (8), courtesy turn (4)12 Ladies grain chain back as above

32 Grand Square (full)

Figure for head couples

8 All forward and back8 Heads forward, bring sides home, ending in 4-couple lines at heads8 Partners do sa do, end facing across8 ACROSS, right and left through8 Diagonally LEFT, right and left through8 ACROSS, right and left through8 Diagonally LEFT, right and left through

8 ACROSS, right and left through

8 All forward and back8 Diagonally RIGHT, right and left through8 ACROSS, right and left through8 Diagonally RIGHT, right and left through8 ACROSS, LADIES CHAIN8 Chain back8 All forward and back

8 All forward again, fall back into home positions

REPEAT FIGURE FOR SIDE COUPLES, then:

32 Grand Square (full)12 Ladies grand chain as in opener12 Ladies grand chain back

8 Honor CORNERS, then PARTNERS.

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