The Lady's Triumph ~ Walsh

The Lady's Triumph ~ Walsh is an English Country Dance. It was published by Walsh in 1740 in The Compleat Country Dancing-Master, Book 2, 4th ed. It was interpreted by George Williams in 2022. It is a proper Triple Minor dance. The minor set lasts 24 bars.

An early version of The Triumph.

I only have access to the 4th edition of Walsh's Compleat. This dance probably appeared earlier.

Walsh writes:

Each strain twice

The 1st Cu. set and cast off into the 2d. Cu. Place The same back again Then go thro the 2d and 3d Cu. and turn your Partner in the 2d Cu. Place Figure through the 2d Cu. and turn your Partner

The animation plays at 120 counts per minute normally, but the first time through the set the dance is slowed down so people can learn the moves more readily. Men are drawn as rectangles, women as ellipses. Each couple is drawn in its own color, however the border of each dancer indicates what role they currently play so the border color may change each time through the minor set.

The dances of George Williams (including this one) are licenced under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike: CC BY-NC-SA license.
An online description of the dance may be found here.

A11-41s set and cast down as 2s lead up
A21-42s set and cast down as 1s laed up
B11-61s lead below 3s, cast to 2nd place as 2s lead up
7-81s two hand turn half
B21-41s half figure eight up between the 2s
5-81s two hand turn

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