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  • elissa h

    elissa h March 22, 2006, 11:33 a.m. (Message 44833)

    Re: The Triumph

    Thanks for the great background information. It certainly makes it  
    more interesting.
    
    Elissa
    On Mar 21, 2006, at 3:17 AM, Fiona Grant wrote:
    
    >
    >
    > Some dances are fascinating from a historical point of view though,  
    > and this
    > often changes how I feel about dancing them.
    >
    > Some Cornish dancers told me that in their part of the country The  
    > Triumph
    > is a wedding dance, and there are lots of variations or triumphs  
    > throughout
    > the British Isles. The first couple represent the bride and groom, the
    > second the brides parents, the third the grooms parents and the  
    > fourth the
    > best man and maid.
    >
          

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