Custom

Usage

jargon

formal parameters: custom, beats

examples

Dance Figure
40 Years of Penguin Pam
partners two hand turn 1½
20 Below
move forward to new wavy line for 4
A Ravitzingly Rosy Recombination
turn away for 4
Across Nottingham A
neighbors trade places, ones behind twos for 3
ladles trade places across, ladle1 behind ladle2
first corners (G1L2) do si do, meanwhile second corners allemande...
Across the Ohio
ladles chain, G1 L2 trade places, G1 behind L2
Cape Mixer
all to middle & back out
ladles to middle & back out
gentlespoons to middle
Carla's Stomp
Gents Cross the set for 2
Dar Trek
look away from partner to form minor set with shadow and first...
Dar Trek variation
look away from partner to form minor set with shadow and first...
Down the Aisle
Ones Arch, Twos for 4
Fairport Harbor
ladles turn alone over right shoulder for 4
First Night Quadrille
forward and back head couples
grand right left
Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss
gents drop hands; make turn to right MEANWHILE ladies continue star...
Four Have Sprung
to long waves for 2 (neighbor 3 in right hand, ladles face out,...
Galena
short wave ladles hold left hands in center
walk to next neighbor for 2 1s up, 2s down
Galopede
custom top couple sashay to bottom of set - others move up
Heavenly
ladles reach under star for 4
Howl at the Moon
promenade across
I ♥ Unicorns
mirror mad robin - twos beak-to-beak then ones beak-to-beak
Love Sting
center gent "right hand high, left hand low" for ladles to trade...
Made Up Tonight
twos arch ones dive for 4
Monophobia
Unwind to an outward facing circle , just turning on the spot, do...
Rang Tang Contra
neighbors rang tang right for 6
partners rang tang left for 6
neighbors rang tang right for 6
partners rang tang left for 6
Sleeping With The Hounds
ladles turn out for 2
The Country of Marriage
meanwhile ladles slide left to meet partner for a
The Wedding Ring Circle Mixer
ladles turn alone to meet new partner behind them

Dances without Custom

Moves Sharing a Dance with Custom

allemande

allemande orbit

balance

balance the ring

California twirl

chain

circle

do si do

down the hall

figure 8

give & take

gyre

gyre meltdown

hey

long lines

ocean wave

pass by

pass through

petronella

progress

promenade

pull by dancers

right left through

Rory O'Moore

slice

slide along set

star

swing

up the hall