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With Thanks to the Dean

hook: flowing double progression

by: Steve Zakon-Anderson

formation: improper, double progression

A1 8
neighbors allemande left 1½
8
ladles chain to partner
A2 8
ladles allemande right once
8
partners swing
B1 8
circle left 4 places
2
slide left along set ⁋
6
circle left 3 places
B2 8
neighbors do si do once
8
neighbors do si do 1½

This dance written for the longtime dean of contra dance calling, Ralph Page of New Hampshire, who for many years helped keep contra dancing alive in rural New England in the 1930s, 1940s, and 1950s. It’s appropriate he is honored here with one of the best-flowing dances ever written.

User: Allison Jonjak

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