Allemande

Usage

jargon

related figures: allemande orbit, contra corners, star promenade
formal parameters: who, hand, circling, beats

examples

Dance Figure
Across the Ohio
neighbors allemande right ½ for 4
twos allemande left once
Airpants
ladles allemande right 1½
Airpants upstream variation
ladles allemande right 1½
Apples and Concord Grapes
neighbors allemande right ½ for 2
ladles allemande left ½ for 2
Autumn Air
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Bee in her Bonnet
ladles allemande right 1½
Bowl of Cherries
ladles allemande right once
Box the Gnat Contra - Swat the Flea variation
ladles allemande right 1½
By My Valentine variation
gentlespoons allemande left once *
Catch Me If You Can
ladles allemande left 1½ to a short wave
Caveman
gentlespoons allemande left 1½ next gents
Chuck the Budgie
gentlespoons allemande left once
ladles allemande right 1½ + to short wavy lines
neighbors allemande left ¾ for 4 to long wavy lines
neighbors allemande right ¾ for 4
Cup of Joe
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Fairport Harbor
gentlespoons allemande left 1½ same two
Frederich Reel
ladles allemande left 1½
Happy Trails to You
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Lanier Equation
ladles allemande right 1½ keep hold, look for new Nr G WHILE Gs...
Leap Dance
ladles allemande left 1½
Liz's steady hand
ladles allemande right ¾ for 6
ladles allemande left 1½
March of the Coffee Zombies
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Monday
neighbors allemande right 1½
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Mood Ring
ladles allemande left 1½
November Night
ladles allemande left 1½
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Penicillin
ladles allemande left 1½
Pete's Dark Roast
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Pittsboro Pattycake
neighbors allemande right 1½
neighbors allemande left 1½
Pizza Shop
ladles allemande right once
Spin Blend
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
shadows allemande right 1½ to long waves
Summer Sun
ladles allemande right 1½
Summer of '84
partners allemande left once for 6
shadows allemande left ¾ for 4
The Big Bicep
neighbors allemande right ½ for 3 (next neighbor)
gentlespoons allemande left ½ for 2
ladles allemande left ½ for 3 (double swing through)
gentlespoons allemande left 1½ for 4
ladles allemande left once for 4
Truffles for Breakfast
neighbors allemande left 1½ 1x or 1.5 until LADLES FACE IN
XYZ
ladles allemande right 1½

Moves Sharing a Dance with Allemande

balance

balance the ring

box the gnat

butterfly whirl

California twirl

chain

circle

cross trails

custom

do si do

down the hall

give & take

gyre

gyre meltdown

hey

long lines

mad robin

ocean wave

pass by

pass through

petronella

progress

promenade

pull by for 2

pull by for 4

right left through

roll away

Rory O'Moore

slice

slide along set

star

star promenade

swat the flea

swing

up the hall