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20171007 Jim Mariah Silver Anniversary with Roger Wilco

user: Allison Jonjak

Table of Contents

  1. The Wedding Ring Circle Mixer by Erik Hoffman
  2. Down the Aisle by Mariah Fabry
  3. Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Sasparilla by Mariah Fabry
  4. Already Taken by Gary Shapiro

    Allison calls

  5. The Country of Marriage by Susan Kevra

    Allison calls---abandoned before total breakdown, many new dancers in center set.

  6. Mad About You by Jim Hemphill
  7. waltz; cake break

  8. Silver Lining by Jim Hemphill

    not Jim or Mariah

  9. You and I by Sarah Kaiser

    Sarah calls

  10. Dance the Love; J or M

  11. Heavenly by Mariah Fabry
  12. Heartbeat Contra by Don Flaherty

    Dale calls

  13. Kiss the Bride by Jeffrey Spero

    John calls

  14. Love Sting by Rick Mohr

    Love Stings; Dale Calls

  15. Kiss the Groom by Rick Mohr

    Optional, Allison

The Wedding Ring Circle Mixer

by: Erik Hoffman

introduces moves: do si do, allemande, form long waves, balance the ring, swing, promenade, turn alone

formation: circle mixer

A1 8
partners do si do once
8
partners allemande right twice to form a circle wave
A2 0
form long waves - ladles face in, gentlespoons face out (one circle wave)
4
balance the ring
4
partners allemande right ½ to
0
form long waves - gentlespoons face in, ladles face out (one circle wave)
4
balance the ring
4
neighbors allemande left ½ to meet the next
B1 16
partners balance & swing
B2 8
partners promenade the one you swung
8
ladles turn alone to meet new partner behind them

begin in circle, gent in center facing partner

Down the Aisle

by: Mariah Fabry

introduces moves: down the hall, up the hall, circle, arch & dive

formation: Becket

A1 8
down the hall and turn as a couple (down the aisle in lines of four)
8
up the hall and bend into a ring
A2 8
circle left 3 places
4
balance the ring
4
ones arch twos dive
B1 16
neighbors balance & swing new neighbor
B2 8
ladles allemande right 1½
8
partners swing

Yo Ho Ho and a Bottle of Sasparilla

by: Mariah Fabry

introduces moves: star promenade, butterfly whirl, chain, star

formation: improper

A1 8
ladles allemande right 1½ hook elbows
4
ladles star promenade right ½ scoop your partner (plunder)
4
butterfly whirl
A2 8
gentlespoons allemande right 1½ hook elbows
8
neighbors swing
B1 8
circle left 3 places
8
partners swing
B2 8
ladles chain
8
star left 4 places ladles look to new neighbor ladle

substitute 'pirates' for gentlespoons and 'wenches' for ladles
allemandes are hook-arm turns

Already Taken

by: Gary Shapiro

Allison calls

introduces moves: long lines, right left through

formation: improper

A1 8
long lines forward & back
8
neighbors swing
A2 8
right left through
8
ladles allemande right 1½
B1 16
partners balance & swing
B2 4
balance the ring
4
circle left 2 places
8
ladles chain

Composed Sept 4, 1997

The Country of Marriage

by: Susan Kevra

Allison calls---abandoned before total breakdown, many new dancers in center set.

introduces moves: form an ocean wave, custom

formation: Becket

A1 8
circle left 3 places
8
neighbors do si do once to
A2 4
form an ocean wave & balance - ladles by left hands and neighbors by right hands the wave
4
ladles allemande left once
8
neighbors swing
B1 8
neighbors promenade
4
gentlespoons allemande right ¾ to a fleeting long line
4
gentlespoons allemande left ½ immediately with the next
B2 0
meanwhile ladles slide left to meet partner for a
16
partners balance & swing

Susan notes "at the end, wait out on side in Becket formation, so the gentlespoons can join in on the "zig-zag chain"* in B1. Next round of the dance starts with the couple containing the gents from the allemande Left.

*a la Mary Cay's Reel by David Kaynor

Mad About You

by: Jim Hemphill

introduces moves: mad robin, hey, gyre

formation: improper

A1 8
mad robin, ladles in front clockwise
8
half hey, ladles lead by left, gentlespoons ricochet
A2 8
partners gyre once
8
partners swing
B1 8
half hey, gentlespoons lead by left, ladles ricochet
8
neighbors swing
B2 8
right left through
8
mad robin, gentlespoons in front counterclockwise

BEFORE CALLING test mad robin direction. In A1, clockwise; in B2, counterclockwise

waltz; cake break

Silver Lining

by: Jim Hemphill

not Jim or Mariah

introduces moves: petronella, square through, slide along set

formation: Becket

A1 8
circle left 3 places
8
neighbors swing
A2 8
balance & petronella
8
square through two - partners balance & pull by left, then neighbors pull by right
B1 16
partners balance & swing
B2 2
slide left along set to new neighbors
8
ladles allemande right once
6
butterfly whirl

Written by Jim for his and Mariah's 25th wedding anniversary

You and I

by: Sarah Kaiser

Sarah calls

introduces moves: meltdown swing

formation: Becket

A1 8
ladles chain
8
half hey, ladles lead
A2 16
neighbors meltdown swing
B1 8
circle right 4 places
8
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
B2 14
partners meltdown swing
2
slide left along set to new neighbors to ladles chain

Dance the Love; J or M

Heavenly

by: Mariah Fabry

introduces moves: custom, give & take

formation: improper

A1 8
circle left 4 places
8
star left 4 places
A2 4
ladles reach under star
4
ladles take partners to ladles' side with underarm turn
8
partners swing
B1 8
ladles allemande right 1½
8
neighbors swing
B2 8
balance & petronella
8
balance & petronella and a little bit more to new neighbor

Heartbeat Contra

by: Don Flaherty

Dale calls

introduces moves: balance, California twirl

formation: improper

A1 8
balance & petronella
8
balance & petronella
A2 4
balance the ring
12
neighbors swing
B1 8
ladles gyre 1½
8
partners swing
B2 8
circle left 3 places
4
partners balance
4
partners California twirl

Kiss the Bride

by: Jeffrey Spero

John calls

introduces moves: pass through

formation: improper

A1 8
neighbors do si do once
8
neighbors swing
A2 8
long lines forward & back
8
ladles allemande left 1½
B1 16
partners meltdown swing
B2 8
partners promenade
6
circle left 3 places
2
pass through

Love Sting

by: Rick Mohr

Love Stings; Dale Calls

introduces moves: custom

formation: Becket

A1 6
down the hall
4
center gent "right hand high, left hand low" for ladles to trade places - end gentlespoon turn alone
6
up the hall and bend into a ring
A2 4
balance the ring
12
neighbors swing
B1 8
long lines forward & back
8
right diagonal ladles chain to shadow
B2 8
star left 4 places
8
partners swing

star to partner swing - find partner in adjacent star

Kiss the Groom

by: Rick Mohr

Optional, Allison

introduces moves: roll away, form a long wave

formation: Becket

A1 4
long lines forward
4
ladles roll away partners with a half sashay
4
long lines forward
4
gentlespoons roll away partners with a half sashay
A2 4
gentlespoons allemande left ¾ to momentary
0
gentlespoons form a long wave in the center (fleeting)
4
gentlespoons allemande right ¾
8
neighbors swing on left diagonal
B1 8
right left through
4
ladles allemande right ¾ to momentary
0
ladles form a long wave in the center (fleeting)
4
ladles allemande left ¾
B2 16
partners long swing

Double-progression. (Be ready at ends!)

A wedding gift for my friends Ethan Hazzard-Watkins and Anna Patton. (At the end of their excellent self-uniting ceremony, Ethan said to Anna "You may kiss the groom!")

At the start of A2, dancers should spot their next neighbor on the left diagonal so the men know who to aim for.