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Star of the County Alameda variation

by: Yoyo Zhou

formation: improper

A1
neighbors balance & box the gnat
star right 4 places
A2
pull by right across the set for 4 w/partner
neighbors swing for 12
B1
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
partners swing
B2
partners promenade
star left 3 places for 6
pull by left w/neighbor

Composed September 11, 2012

Choreographer's notes:

Often, when we pull across by the right hand, if we hold on too long, it leads to ladies turning over their right shoulder, which is bad for e.g. a right and left thru. But in this dance, it's good flow for the ladies to keep turning right into the N swing.
Teaching notes:
* B2 needs to be zippy. After the star 3 places, we've come to original place.

User: Susan Taylor

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