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
Already Taken
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
Boys From Urbana
gentlespoons allemande left ½ for 2
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
Down the Aisle
ladles allemande right 1½
Fairport Harbor
gentlespoons allemande left 1½ same two
Four Have Sprung
neighbors allemande right ½ for 2 (neighbor 1)
neighbors allemande left ½ for 2 (neighbor 2)
neighbors allemande right ½ for 2 (neighbor 3)
gentlespoons allemande right once for 4
Frederich Reel
ladles allemande left 1½
Happy Trails to You
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Heavenly
ladles allemande right 1½
Kiss the Bride
ladles allemande left 1½
Kiss the Groom
gentlespoons allemande left ¾ for 4 to momentary long wave of men
gentlespoons allemande right ¾ for 4
ladles allemande right ¾ for 4 to momentary long wave of women
ladles allemande left ¾ for 4
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
Mountains in Sunny Windows
neighbors allemande right 1½ for 6 (previous neighbors)
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
Silver Lining
ladles allemande right once
Sleeping With The Hounds
partners allemande right ½ for 4
gentlespoons allemande left ½ for 4
Spin Blend
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
shadows allemande right 1½ to long waves
Star of the County Alameda
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Stargazer
ladles allemande right 1½
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
The Country of Marriage
ladles allemande left once for 4
gentlespoons allemande right ¾ for 4 to a fleeting long line
gentlespoons allemande left ½ for 4 immediately with the next
The Wedding Ring Circle Mixer
partners allemande right twice to form a circle wave, gentlespoons...
partners allemande right ½ for 4 to new wave ladles face out
neighbors allemande left ½ for 4 to meet the next
Truffles for Breakfast
neighbors allemande left 1½ 1x or 1.5 until LADLES FACE IN
XYZ
ladles allemande right 1½
Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Sasparilla
ladles allemande right 1½ hook elbows
gentlespoons allemande right 1½ hook elbows
You and I
gentlespoons allemande left 1½

Moves Sharing a Dance with Allemande

allemande orbit

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

square through

star

star promenade

swat the flea

swing

up the hall

zig zag

Moves Preceding Allemande

allemande

allemande orbit

balance

balance the ring

butterfly whirl

chain

circle

do si do

long lines

mad robin

pass through

progress

promenade

pull by for 2

pull by for 4

right left through

roll away

slide along set

star

swing

zig zag