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
504 Wood Street
gentlespoons allemande left once
A 60th Birthday Dance (for Chris Deephouse)
partners allemande right ½ for 6
A Last Hurrah
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
A New Idea Software Testing
ladles allemande right 1½ (same ladle)
A New Idea Software Testing variation
ladles allemande right 1½ (same ladle)
A Proper Trifle
first corners allemande right 1½ for 6 , take partner's hand
partners allemande left once for 4
Across the Ohio
neighbors allemande right ½ for 4
twos allemande left once
Airpants
ladles allemande right 1½
Airpants variation
ladles allemande right 1½
All You Can Eat
ladles allemande left 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
Alternating Current
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
Becketize the Baby
next neighbors allemande left 1½
Bee in her Bonnet
ladles allemande right 1½
Beneficial Tradition
ladles allemande left once for 4 to short wavy line across
Between Buffalo and Nowhere
3rd neighbors allemande left once for 4
Boulder Bound
neighbors allemande right ½ for 2
gentlespoons allemande left once
Bowl of Cherries
ladles allemande right once
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
Cavewoman #8
ladles allemande right once , scoop your partner
gentlespoons allemande left once , scoop your partner
Centrifugal Hey
neighbors allemande right 1½
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Centrifugal Hey - software testing variation
neighbors allemande right 1½
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Chance Dance Scrambled Eggs
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
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
Contra Corners Special
gentlespoons allemande left 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
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
Delphiniums and Daisies
neighbors allemande left 1½
neighbors allemande right 1½
Dolphiniums & Daisies
neighbors allemande left 1½ for 6
gentlespoons allemande right once
neighbors allemande right once
Down the Aisle
ladles allemande right 1½
Eggbeater
neighbors allemande left 1½
Expert Bits
partners allemande left once for 4
neighbors allemande left once
Fairport Harbor
gentlespoons allemande left 1½ same two
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
Gallery Place Transfer
ladles allemande right 1½
Godspeed You! Blue Megabus
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Going Our Opposite Waves
ladles allemande left ¾ for 6 to long wavy lines, ladles face in
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
Heart of Glass
gentlespoons allemande left 1½ , keeping hands, pick up partner
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
Hull's Victory
ones allemande right ½ for 4
ones allemande right once for 4 in the middle to a long middle wave
Hybrid Vigor
shadows allemande left once
Hyla's Flirt
ladles allemande right 1½
Infinity Continued
ladles allemande right ½ for 2
ladles allemande right ½ for 2
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)
Kingsford Court
gentlespoons allemande left 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
La String Bean
partners allemande left 1½ (gentlespoons progress CCW, ladles...
Lanier Equation
ladles allemande right 1½ with right diagonal ladle. Keep hold and...
Last Hey
ladles allemande left 1½ (new ladles)
partners allemande right ¾ for 4
Leap Dance
ladles allemande left 1½
Liz's steady hand
ladles allemande right ¾ for 6
ladles allemande left 1½
Love and Twirls
neighbors allemande left ¾ for 4
Lunt Birthday Waltz
partners allemande right once
gentlespoons allemande left ½ for 4
Maliza's Magical Mystery Motion
gentlespoons 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)
New Pencils
neighbors allemande left 1½ so leads face out and follows face in
shadows allemande left 1½ back to neighbor
No-See-Ums
prev neighbors allemande right once for 4
Not My Second Rodeo
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
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
One Fish, Two Fish, Right and Left Through Fish
ladles allemande right ¾ for 4
ladles allemande left ¾ for 4 with the next
Parmesan
neighbors allemande right 1½
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Pearls of Wisdom
neighbors allemande right 1½
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Pecan Pie
neighbors allemande right ¾ for 4 to long wave
Pedal Pushers
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Penicillin
ladles allemande left 1½
Pete's Dark Roast
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Petronella Stomp
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
ladles allemande right 1½ with next follow; leads slide left 1 place
Pittsboro Pattycake
neighbors allemande right 1½
neighbors allemande left 1½
Pizza Shop
ladles allemande right once
Poetry in Motion
neighbors allemande right 1¼
Princeton Petronellas
partners allemande left ½ for 2
neighbors allemande left ½ for 2
Proper Swingfest II
next neighbors allemande left 1¼ for 6
Reel Me Across the Ocean
gentlespoons allemande left once pick up neighbor
neighbors allemande right ½ for 2
Reel to Reel
neighbors allemande right ½ for 2
partners allemande right ½ for 2
Reel'em In
gentlespoons allemande left once
Rhonda's Reel
next neighbors allemande right ¾ for 4
ones allemande left once for 4
Rock Creek Reel
ladles allemande right once
Rocket City Romp
ladles allemande right 1½
Rolling & Tumbling
ladles allemande right 1½
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
Sapphire Sea
first corners allemande right once
second corners allemande left once
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
Spring Fever
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
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
Swingshot
gentlespoons allemande right once for 4
ladles allemande left ½ for 2
Tag and Zag
gentlespoons allemande left ½ for 2
The Art of Negotiation
neighbors allemande left once or once and a half
neighbors allemande left once or once and a half
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 Contra Matrix Resolution
ladles allemande left 1½
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 Menagerie
ladles allemande right 1½
neighbors allemande ____ ¾ for 4 with connected hands, putting 1s...
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
They Stayed Here When They Disappeared
ladles allemande left ½ for 4
Tilt-A-Whirl
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Tom's Queue-less Carousel
partners allemande right 1½
Triassic Poetry
gentlespoons allemande left ½
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
Two Waves, Two Ways
partners allemande right ½ for 2
gentlespoons allemande left ½ for 2
Untitled
ladles allemande right 1½
Wave Goodbye to Winter
ladles allemande right 1½
Weave Me the Sunshine
gentlespoons allemande left ½ for 4
Where's Alex?
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Whirl-A-Way
ladles allemande right once pick up partner
Winter Slide
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
With Thanks to the Dean
neighbors allemande left 1½
ladles allemande right once
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

arch & dive

balance

balance the ring

box circulate

box the gnat

butterfly whirl

California twirl

chain

circle

contra corners

cross trails

custom

do si do

down the hall

figure 8

gate

give & take

gyre

hey

long lines

mad robin

meltdown swing

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

figure 8

gyre

hey

long lines

mad robin

meltdown swing

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

star

swing

up the hall

zig zag

Moves Following Allemande

allemande

allemande orbit

balance

balance the ring

box circulate

box the gnat

butterfly whirl

chain

custom

do si do

gyre

hey

meltdown swing

ocean wave

pass by

progress

promenade

pull by dancers

right left through

Rory O'Moore

star promenade

swing