Farmers Quadrille

Source: Dr. A. J. Edwards; published in English Dance & Song, Summer 1976, Vol XXXVIII No. 2
Formation: Square

A1/A2 Grand Square
B1/B2 Partner Balance (8) & Swing (8); Promenade
A1 #1s with #2s Dosido
#1s with #3s Right & Left Through
A2 #1s with #4s Dosido
#1s with #3s Right & Left Through
B1 Partner Balance (8) & Swing (8)
B2 Promenade

32 bars, reels specified here, jigs mentioned in other references.

In this period in England square dances were often done with an introduction that was repeated at the end of the dance. These days it is more common to dance the break at the beginning, in the middle and at the end of the dance.

Original page from English Dance & Song, Summer 1976

Farmers Quadrille

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