Western Quadrille

Formation: Four Couples in a square formation
Music: “Western Quadrille” on Square Dancetime SD-004

Download RTF file: Western Quadrille

Intro or
57-64   – – – -; Four Girls Star Left;
    1-8   – – – -;- – Back by the Right;
  9-16   – – – -; Catch your partner left and Balance there;
17-24   Turn half by the left; – and Balance again;
25-32   Turn by the left; – and Ladies Chain;

33-40   – – – -; – – Chain them back;
41-48   – – – -; Take the corner, Promenade;
49-56   – – – -; – – – -;
57-64   – – – -; Four Girls Star Left;

Repeat three more times.

    1-8   All four ladies make a Right-Hand Star and turn it for 8 beats.
  9-16   Each lady turns around to her right to create a Left-Hand Star and turn it back to place.
17-24   Ladies keep the right hand star but stop at home and also take partner’s left hand, side-by-side, at home position. All balance forward and back. Turn by the left half way around, men touch right hands in the center.
25-32   All balance again, Turn by the left half way to put the ladies into the center.

33-40   All Four Ladies Chain across.
41-48   All Four Ladies Chain back to their current partner.
49-64   As the Courtesy Turn is ending, the ladies move forward to the next gent and Promenade with him full around to his home.

Choreography by: Jack Murtha, California
Source: Printed in Community Dance Program Handbook
Usage: The timing is tight during the Four Ladies Chain and Promenade, so keep the set consolidated.

This page from http://dances.callerlab.org (CALLERLAB Dance Resource).

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