Formation: Four couples in a square formation
Music: “Coronado Quadrille”, Lloyd Shaw LS E-33
Download RTF file: Coronado Quadrille
57-64 – – – -; Heads Promenade 1/2 (outside);
1-8 – – – -; Head Ladies Chain to the right;
9-16 – – – -; Sides Promenade 1/2 (outside);
17-24 – – – -; Side Ladies Chain to the right;
25-32 – – – -; All join hands and Circle 1/2;
33-40 – – – -; – – Four Ladies Chain;
41-48 – – – -; – – All Promenade;
49-56 – – – -; – – Full Around;
57-64 – – – -; Heads Promenade 1/2;
1-8 Head or side couples Promenade outside the square halfway around and stop in the opposite position.
9-16 From this position the active couples each look towards the couple on their right and those two couples do a Ladies Chain. Finish with all four couples facing into the center of the square.
17-24 The other couples Promenade outside the square halfway around and stop in the opposite position.
25-32 These same couples look to their right and with that couple do a Ladies Chain. All dancers have their own partner back and are halfway around from home.
33-40 All eight dancers join hands in one circle and Circle Left halfway around the ring to the man’s original home position.
41-48 All Four Ladies Chain across the set.
49-64 All four Couples Promenade once around the set and back to the man ‘s home position. The ladies will end up with their opposite on the first time through the dance and their partner on the second time through the dance and so on.
Note: After two times through the routine, repeat two more times but begin with the side couples.
Choreography by: Don Armstrong, Florida and Colorado
Source: Dancing For Busy People, page 122
Usage: This dance will probably take some practice to achieve success. Beware that when the Head couples looks to their right, the Side couples must look to their left.
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