Allemande

Usage

jargon

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

examples

Dance Figure
20 Below
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
A 60th Birthday Dance (for Chris Deephouse)
partners allemande right ½ for 6
A New Idea Software Testing
ladles allemande right 1½ (same ladle)
Across the Ohio
neighbors allemande right ½ for 4
twos allemande left once
Airpants
ladles allemande right 1½
Airpants variation
ladles allemande right 1½
Allemandery, My Dear Watson
next neighbors allemande right 1½
gentlespoons allemande left 1½ end facing partner in line of four,...
ladles allemande right ½
neighbors allemande left 1½
Already Taken
ladles allemande right 1½
Another Easy One
neighbors allemande right 1½
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Apples and Concord Grapes
neighbors allemande right ½ for 2
ladles allemande left ½ for 2
Are You 'Most Done
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
gentlespoons allemande right ¾ To meet partner, ladles walk to meet
Autumn Air
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Bass Ackwards
neighbors allemande right ¾ for 4 End in long wave, ladles face in
neighbors allemande left ¾ for 4
gentlespoons allemande right 1½
Bee in her Bonnet
ladles allemande right 1½
Bowl of Cherries
ladles allemande right once
Box the Gnat Contra
ladles allemande right 1½
Box the Gnat Contra - Swat the Flea variation
ladles allemande right 1½
Boys From Brooklyn
gentlespoons allemande left ½ for 2
partners allemande left ¾ for 4
ladles allemande right once
Boys From Urbana
gentlespoons allemande left ½ for 2
ladles allemande right 1½
Breakup Breakdown
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Brown Bag Reel
neighbors allemande left once or twice
ladles allemande right 1½
Butterfly Kiss
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
By My Valentine variation
gentlespoons allemande left once *
Carla's Stomp
neighbors allemande right 1¼ end in long waves with the gents...
Carrot Cake and Candles
ladles allemande right 1½
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Cascades
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
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
Consider Hydrogen
partners allemande right 1½
Cosmos
gentlespoons allemande left once while ladles pause, then follow...
Cup of Joe
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Dancing Through the Decades
ladles allemande right 1½
Dean's Valentine
neighbors allemande right 1½
gentlespoons allemande right 1½
Deborah's Dream
gentlespoons allemande right ¾ for 4 while ladles loop back over...
ladles allemande right ¾ for 4 while gentlespoons loop back over...
neighbors allemande left ¾ for 4
Down the Aisle
ladles allemande right 1½
Fairport Harbor
gentlespoons allemande left 1½ same two
Fidelity Reel
gentlespoons allemande right 1½ May also be done as an allemande left
First Night Quadrille
first corners allemande left once
Flirt Hurt
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
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
Galena
neighbors allemande right ½ for 4
Good Friday
neighbors allemande right ½ for 2
gentlespoons allemande left ½ for 2
Got Nice Neighbors
ladles allemande right 1½
Hallie's Comment
ladles allemande left ¾ for 4
ladles allemande right ¾ for 4
Happy Trails to You
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Heavenly
ladles allemande right 1½
Highway Hypnosis
neighbors allemande right 1½ Face your NEXT Neighbor
Holiday in the Wood
gentlespoons allemande left 1½ for 4
partners allemande right ¾ for 4 to a long wave
shadows allemande left once for 4
Hyla's Flirt
ladles allemande right 1½
Jacqui & Henry
gentlespoons allemande left 1¼ next gent
Jonjak's Journey
ladles allemande right 1½ new ladle
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Kimmswick Diamonds
gentlespoons allemande ____ 1½ (look for next neighbor)
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
La String Bean
partners allemande left 1½ (gentlespoons progress CCW, ladles...
Lanier Equation
ladles allemande right 1½ with right diagonal ladle. Keep hold and...
Leap Dance
ladles allemande left 1½
Liz's steady hand
ladles allemande right ¾ for 6
ladles allemande left 1½
Lunt Birthday Waltz
partners allemande right once
gentlespoons allemande left ½ for 4
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)
Not a Figment of Your Imagination
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
ladles allemande right once for 4 returning to partner
November Night
ladles allemande left 1½
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Once More With Feeling
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Parmesan
neighbors allemande right 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
Princeton Petronellas
partners allemande left ½ for 2
neighbors allemande left ½ for 2
Reel Me Across the Ocean
gentlespoons allemande left once pick up neighbor
neighbors allemande right ½ for 2
Salmon and Halibut
partners allemande right ½
gentlespoons allemande left ½
ladles allemande right ¾
ladles allemande left ¾ (next ladies)
Salute to Larry Jennings
4th neighbors allemande left once for 6
Shadrack's Delight
neighbors allemande right ½ for 4
gentlespoons allemande left ½ for 4
Sidmouth Swirl
____ allemande left once for 6 your corner
Silver Lining
ladles allemande right once
Sleeping With The Hounds
partners allemande right ½ for 4
gentlespoons allemande left ½ for 4
Snake Oil Reel
gentlespoons allemande left ¾ Give right to neighbor
Snake in the Garden
gentlespoons allemande left ¾ for 4 to long wavy line of gentlespoons
ladles allemande right ¾ for 4
Spin Blend
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
shadows allemande right 1½ to long waves
Spring Break
ladles allemande left once for 4
Star of the County Alameda
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Star of the County Alameda variation
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
Sweet September
neighbors allemande left 1½
gentlespoons allemande left once
Tall Tall Towers
ladles allemande left 1½
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
ladles allemande left once for 6
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 Emptied Crack
neighbors allemande left 1½
neighbors allemande left ¾ for 6 neighbor #3 allemand
The Full Deal
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
The Joy of Six
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
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
Trip to Kentucky (original)
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Triple Hat Syndrome
ladles allemande right 1½ as gentlespoons step forward into the...
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Truffles for Breakfast
neighbors allemande left 1½ 1x or 1.5 until LADLES FACE IN
Untitled
ladles allemande right 1½
Weave Me the Sunshine
gentlespoons allemande left ½ for 4
Where's Alex?
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Where's Alex? - software design variation
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Whirl-A-Way
ladles allemande right once pick up partner
Winter Slide
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
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 Can't Get There From Here
neighbors allemande right ¾ for 4 - long waves - ladles facing in
neighbors allemande right ¾ for 4 - short waves - gentlespoons in...
You and I
gentlespoons allemande left 1½

Dances without Allemande

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

poussette

progress

promenade

pull by dancers

pull by direction

right left through

roll away

Rory O'Moore

slice

slide along set

square through

star

star promenade

swat the flea

swing

turn alone

up the hall

zig zag

Moves Preceding Allemande

allemande

allemande orbit

balance

balance the ring

box the gnat

butterfly whirl

California twirl

chain

circle

cross trails

custom

do si do

gyre meltdown

hey

long lines

mad robin

ocean wave

pass by

pass through

petronella

poussette

progress

promenade

pull by dancers

right left through

roll away

Rory O'Moore

slide along set

star

swing

up the hall

zig zag

Moves Following Allemande

allemande

allemande orbit

balance

balance the ring

box the gnat

butterfly whirl

chain

custom

do si do

gyre

gyre meltdown

hey

ocean wave

pass by

progress

promenade

pull by dancers

Rory O'Moore

star promenade

swing