Allemande

Usage

jargon

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

examples

Dance Figure
Badlands Contra
gentlespoons allemande left 1½ to wave of four gentlespoons in...
neighbors allemande right ½ and move straight to partner ⁋
Music Of The Spheres
ladles allemande left 1½ to wave of 4 and give right hand to neighbor
20 Below
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
24th of June
neighbors allemande right 1½ to long wavy lines
24th of October
next neighbors allemande left 1½ to long waves, gentlespoons face in
28th of Januray
ladles allemande left 1½
3 Places Left
twos allemande left once – moving up inside the set ⁋
500 Miles, One Step at a Time
neighbors allemande right 1½ with #3
ladles allemande right ½
neighbors allemande left ¾ to new neighbors ⁋
504 Wood Street
gentlespoons allemande left once
A 60th Birthday Dance (for Chris Deephouse)
partners allemande right ½
A Becket Full of Butterflies
ladles allemande right once
gentlespoons allemande left 1½, scoop your partner
A Crafty Wave
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
A Dance for Dan
ladles allemande left 1½
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
A Last Hurrah
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
A Last Hurrah variation
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
A New Idea
ladles allemande right 1½ (same ladles who just pulled by each other)
A Pirate’s Life for Me
gentlespoons allemande left once
A Pirate’s Life for Me (variation)
gentlespoons allemande left once
ladles allemande right 1½
neighbors allemande left 1¾ to next neighbors ⁋
A Proper Trifle
first corners allemande right 1½, take partner's hand
partners allemande left once
A Proper Whoosh
4th neighbors allemande left once (same roles)
next neighbors allemande left ½
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
A Sure Thing
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
A Walk in the Park variation
ladles allemande left 1½
AADS Reel
next neighbors allemande left once and end facing original neighbor
ANTICI...PATION
ladles allemande right once (or twice) to face partner
Abolish Mop Snarl
next neighbors allemande left ¾
Acceleration
ladles allemande right 1½
Across the Ohio
neighbors allemande right ½
twos allemande left once
Ad Vielle (Oddville)
shadows allemande left ¾
ladles allemande right 1½
partners allemande left 1½ - hold on
After the Solstice
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Airpants
ladles allemande right 1½
Airpants variation
ladles allemande right 1½
Airpants, Bradley Smith pass through
ladles allemande right 1½
Al's Safeway Produce
neighbors allemande left 1½
ladles allemande right 1½
Al's Safeway Produce variation with Pull-By
neighbors allemande left 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 ⁋
Alligator Colonnade 0.2
neighbors allemande right ¾ & form long wavy lines (neighbor by...
Already Taken
ladles allemande right 1½
Alternating Current
ladles allemande right 1½
An Arm and a Leg
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Another Easy One
neighbors allemande right 1½
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Another Jig Will Do
neighbors allemande right ½
Another Trip to Germany
ladles allemande right 1½ to a short wave
neighbors allemande left ¾ ⁋
next neighbors allemande right 1½ and ladles turn CW to face in
Apple of my eye
gentlespoons allemande left 1½ to face partner
Apples and Concord Grapes
neighbors allemande right ½
ladles allemande left ½
Are You 'Most Done
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
gentlespoons allemande right ¾ To meet partner, ladles walk to meet
Arizona Becket
shadows allemande left once
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
At Long Last Swing
neighbors allemande right 1½
Autumn Air
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Azure Aster
ladles allemande right ½
gentlespoons allemande left once (keep left hands)
Back of the Envelope
ladles allemande left 1½
Barack Me, Obamadeus
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Bass Ackwards
neighbors allemande right ¾ to
neighbors allemande left ¾ ⁋
gentlespoons allemande right 1½
Bear Country
ladles 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 to short wavy line across
Between Buffalo and Nowhere
3rd neighbors allemande left once
Bicoastal Contra
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Birds from Urbana
gentlespoons allemande left ½
Boulder Bound
neighbors allemande right ½
gentlespoons allemande left once
Bowl of Cherries
ladles allemande right once
Bowl of Cherries Lawn variation
neighbors allemande right once
ladles allemande right once
Box the Gnat Contra - Swat the Flea variation
ladles allemande right 1½
Boys From Brooklyn
gentlespoons allemande left ½
partners allemande left ¾
ladles allemande right once
Boys From Urbana
gentlespoons allemande left ½
ladles allemande right 1½
Breakup Breakdown
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Brown Bag Reel
neighbors allemande left once or twice
ladles allemande right 1½
Bubbling Bob
neighbors allemande right ½ gentlespoons pass left to reach partner
Butterfly Kiss
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
By My Valentine variation
gentlespoons allemande left once *
CDS Reel
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Cappuccino Reel
gentlespoons allemande left 1½ (men)
ladles allemande right ¾ untill all women are in the middle of the...
Captain Hook's Revenge
ladles allemande right ¾
Carla's Stomp
neighbors allemande right 1¼ to
Carrot Cake and Candles
ladles allemande right 1½
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Cascades
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Catapult! Jig
neighbors allemande left 1½ ⁋
Catch Me If You Can
ladles allemande right 1½
Cats and More Cats
next neighbors allemande right 1½ to long waves, ladles facing out
Caveman
gentlespoons allemande left 1½ next gentlespoons
Cavewoman #8
ladles allemande right once, scoop your partner
gentlespoons allemande left once, scoop your partner
Celebrating 60
ladles allemande right 1½
neighbors allemande left 1¾ ⁋
Centrifugal Hey
neighbors allemande right 1½
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Chain, Chain, Roll Away
ladles allemande right 1½
Chance Dance Scrambled Eggs
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Cherokee Shuffle
gentlespoons allemande left ½
Chicken Soup
gentlespoons allemande ____ 1½ men go to partner
Chicory
gentlespoons allemande left once and scoop up partners
ladles allemande right 1½
Chili Rubbed Contra
ladles allemande left ½ woman allemnde left with ladle on left
Chinese Garbage
gentlespoons allemande left ½ while ladles face counter-clockwise
ladles allemande right ½ while gentlespoons face clockwise
Chinese Pickles 0.1
partners allemande right ¼ & form a short wave: gentlespoons in...
Chuck the Budgie
gentlespoons allemande left once
ladles allemande right 1½ - don't let go
neighbors allemande left ¾ to long wavy lines
next neighbors allemande right ¾
Cincinnati Reel
prev neighbors allemande left once (left diagonal)
next neighbors allemande left once (right diagonal) ⁋
Cinco De Maye
ladles allemande right 1½
Clipper
gentlespoons allemande left 1½ men
Coming Home
shadows allemande left once come back to partner
2nd shadows allemande left once to come back to partner
Coming Home from Toohollie
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Consider Hydrogen
partners allemande right 1½
Consider Hydrogen Lawn variation
partners allemande right once
partners allemande right 1½
Contra Corners Special
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Contra Essentialism
ladles allemande right 1½
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Cosmos
gentlespoons allemande left once while ladles pause, then follow...
Cows are Watching
ladles allemande right 1½
gentlespoons allemande left once Next Gentlespoons, once and a bit
Cranky Ingenuity
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Crazy Foot
partners allemande right ¾ to long wave on the side of set
Cross Hey
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Cup of Joe
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Daddy's Little Girl
neighbors allemande right 1¾
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Dancing Bear
neighbors allemande right ½
neighbors allemande left once
Dancing Spell
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Dancing Through the Decades
ladles allemande right 1½
David K's Reel
ladles allemande right once
gentlespoons allemande right ¾ ⁋
gentlespoons allemande left once (next gentlespoons)
David's Daily Double
neighbors allemande right once
Dead Cat Bounce
partners allemande right once
ladles allemande right 1½ ⁋
Deborah's Dream
gentlespoons allemande right ¾ while ladles loop back over their...
ladles allemande right ¾ while gentlespoons loop back over their...
neighbors allemande left ¾ ⁋
Deck The Halls
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Deep Fried & Battered Butter
next neighbors allemande left once
ladles allemande right 1½
Deep Fried Butter
next neighbors allemande left once
Delphiniums and Daisies
neighbors allemande left 1½
neighbors allemande right 1½ ⁋
Devil's Backbone
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Dick Witt's Circle Mixer
prev neighbors allemande left once on the left diagonal, your...
next neighbors allemande left twice
Dilly
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Dinner at the Swingside
next neighbors allemande left once
Diving Under the Double Rainbow 0.3
same roles allemande left 1½
Dolphiniums & Daisies
neighbors allemande left 1½
gentlespoons allemande right once
neighbors allemande right once ⁋
Don't Have to Walk but You Can Dance
ladles allemande right 1½
Double Cat Bounce
neighbors allemande left 1½ ⁋
Double Click
ladles allemande left ½
partners allemande right ¾ to form wavy lines with the gentlespoons...
Double Mud Pig 🐽
partners allemande right 1½
Down the Aisle
ladles allemande right 1½
Dr Bluhm's Delight
ladles allemande left ¾
neighbors allemande right ½ and a little bit more
gentlespoons allemande right ¾
Du Quoin Races
partners allemande right ¾ to
E.J.M.J.F. in Cincinnati
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
ladles allemande right once and face neighbor
Earl & Squirrel
ladles allemande right 1½
East Litchfield Volunteers
neighbors allemande right once
neighbors allemande left once
Echoing Allemandes
ladles allemande left 1½
gentlespoons allemande left once
Eggbeater
neighbors allemande left 1½
Entranced
ladles allemande right ¾ with new neighbor ladles; meanwhile,...
Evanesce
neighbors allemande right ½
gentlespoons allemande left ½
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Everything Old is New Again
ladles allemande right 1½
Expert Bits
partners allemande left once
next neighbors allemande left once to
Fairport Harbor Hey B2
gentlespoons allemande left 1½ same two. Ladles, snatch your...
Fairport Harbor pass through B2
gentlespoons allemande left 1½ same two. Ladles snatch your...
Fire in Vermont
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
First Hey
neighbors allemande left 1½
First Night Quadrille
first corners allemande left once
Flea Swats Back
gentlespoons allemande right ½
Flirt Hurt
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Folklife Frolic
neighbors allemande right 1½
For All, There Exists, Such That
ladles allemande left 1½, scoop up partners
Four Have Sprung
neighbors allemande right ½
next neighbors allemande left ½
3rd neighbors allemande right ½
gentlespoons allemande right once
Four Have Sprung
neighbors allemande right ½
next neighbors allemande left ½
3rd neighbors allemande right ½
gentlespoons allemande right once
Four Have Sprung variation
neighbors allemande right ½ ⁋
next neighbors allemande left ½
3rd neighbors allemande right ½
gentlespoons allemande right once
Frederick Reel
ladles allemande left 1½
Fun Dance For Linda (for Linda Leslie)
gentlespoons allemande left 1½ to face partner
Galena
neighbors allemande right ½
Gallery Place Transfer
ladles allemande right 1½
Galopede variation
partners allemande right once
partners allemande left once
Garden State of Mind
gentlespoons allemande left 1½, ladles shift left to meet partners
Gaye's Groove
3rd neighbors allemande right ¾
Gene's Genius
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
George is Rettie, Willing, and Able
neighbors allemande left 1½
Gift To You
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Give and Take 1
neighbors allemande right 1½
Go A Roving
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Godspeed You! Blue Megabus
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Going Our Opposite Waves
ladles allemande left ¾ to long wavy lines, ladles face in
Good By Chatham
neighbors allemande right once and come back to partner
Good Time Contra
ladles allemande left ½
Goody One Shoe
gentlespoons allemande left ¾
Got Nice Neighbors
ladles allemande right 1½
Grab Bag
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Grand Western Canal
neighbors allemande right ¾
prev neighbors allemande left ¾
ladles allemande right 1½
Greenfield Petronella
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Greenleaf Wave new dance Revise from 10-31-06
ladles allemande left ¾ to long wave in center of set
ladles allemande right ½ to give left hand to new ladle
ladles allemande left ½ to face partner
ladles allemande left 1½ to wave of 4 left hand in center right...
Groovemonger's Contra
ladles allemande right 1½
Hallie's Comment
ladles allemande left ¾
ladles allemande right ¾ (look for new ladle to restart dance) ⁋
Happy Birthday
ladles allemande right 1½
partners allemande left 1½
gentlespoons allemande right 1½
Happy Ending
neighbors allemande left 1½
Happy Trails to You
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Happy as a Cold Pig in Warm Mud
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
partners allemande right 1½
Harmony Supper Line
neighbors allemande left 1½
ladles allemande right once
Have I Danced this Before?
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Heart of Glass
gentlespoons allemande left 1½, keeping hands, pick up partner
Heart of Joy
ladles allemande right 1½ [2]
Heavenly
ladles allemande right 1½
Hellooo Nurse!
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
neighbors allemande left 1½ (CURRENT neighbor) ⁋
Hey Man
ladles allemande left 1½
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Hey the Line
ladles allemande left ½ - face your partner
Hey, Liz
ladles allemande right 1½
Higgs Boson
ladles allemande left ½
next neighbors allemande right ¾ to long waves
Highway Hypnosis
neighbors allemande right 1½ Face your NEXT Neighbor
Holiday in the Wood
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
partners allemande right ¾
shadows allemande left once
Home brew
ladles allemande left 1½ to wave of 4 ⁋
Homeward Bound
ladles allemande right 1½
gentlespoons allemande left 1½ to trade places
Hope's Spirit
gentlespoons allemande right ¾ ⁋
gentlespoons allemande left ¾ NEXT Gentlespoons
Hopscotch Reel
ladles allemande left ¼
Hot Buttered Rolls
ladles allemande right 1½
Hull's Victory
ones allemande right ½
neighbors allemande left twice
ones allemande right once to
Hume Fogg Reel
ladles allemande right once
partners allemande left 1½
gentlespoons allemande left once
Hume Fogg Reel variation
ladles allemande right once
partners allemande left 1½
gentlespoons allemande right once
Hyla's Flirt
ladles allemande right 1½
I Like to Walk, I Love to Dance
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Ice Cream in the Sink
partners allemande right once
neighbors allemande left once (former partner)
In The Firefly Light We Dance
gentlespoons allemande right ½ to face partner
Indifferential Equations
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Indigo Silk
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Infinity Continued
ladles allemande right ½ ⁋
ladles allemande left ½
Irritable Inventiveness
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
I’ve a Right to Be Left-Handed
neighbors allemande left once
JAMIE
gentlespoons allemande left 1½ to face neighbor
Jacqui & Henry
gentlespoons allemande left 1¼ next gentlespoon
Jalapeno Contra
ladles allemande right 1½
Jam Doodle
neighbors allemande right 1½
next neighbors allemande left 1½
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Jennifer's Whirlpool
ladles allemande left 1½
Joel
gentlespoons allemande left 1½ to pick up partner for a star promenade
shadows allemande right once you go straight a head to reach your...
Jonjak's Journey
ladles allemande right 1½ new ladle
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Joseph
gentlespoons allemande right once as to form a long wave in center...
gentlespoons allemande left ¾ to new neighbor
ladles allemande right 1½ to face partner
Joy or life
ladles allemande left 1½
gentlespoons allemande left 1½ men allemande
Joyous Night
gentlespoons allemande left ½ to face partner
Joyous Rose Seth Tepfer variation
neighbors allemande right 1¾
next neighbors allemande right ½
Joyous Rose original
neighbors allemande right 1¾
next neighbors allemande right ½
Jubilation
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
partners allemande right 1½
Jump& Shout
neighbors allemande right ½ to come back to original neighbor
ladles allemande right 1½
Jurassic Redheads
neighbors allemande right ½
Kid from Kadoka
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Kimmswick Diamonds
gentlespoons allemande ____ 1½ (look for next neighbor) ⁋
Kimmswick Express
neighbors allemande right ½
gentlespoons allemande left ½
Kingsford Court
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Kiss the Bride
ladles allemande left 1½
Kiss the Groom
gentlespoons allemande left ¾ to
gentlespoons allemande right ¾
ladles allemande right ¾ to
ladles allemande left ¾
Kitchen Junket
ladles allemande left 1½ to face partner
gentlespoons allemande left 1½ to face neighbors
Kitchen Stomp
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
La Grande Voyage
ladles allemande right 1½
La String Bean
partners allemande left 1½ (gentlespoons progress CCW, ladles...
Lama Lama Ding Dong
neighbors allemande right ¾ to long ocean wave ; ladles facing in ,...
Lamplighter's Hornpipe
neighbors allemande right once and reform the wave
neighbors allemande left once
Last Hey
ladles allemande left 1½ (new ladles)
partners allemande right ¾
Laura's Leap
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Lavender and Lilac
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Leap Dance
ladles allemande left 1½
Leave Them Hanging
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Leave the Wine
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Life, the Universe, and Everything
neighbors allemande right ¾
Like I've Known You Forever
ladles allemande right 1½
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Little Green Heron
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Living in Zen
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Liz's steady hand
ladles allemande right ¾
ladles allemande left 1½
Love and Twirls
neighbors allemande left ¾ ⁋
Luna in the Library var.
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Lunt Birthday Waltz
partners allemande right once
gentlespoons allemande left ½
Mad For Ogontz
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Mad Scatter
partners allemande right 1½
Madame Butterfly Whirl
ladles allemande right once
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Maliza's Magical Mystery Motion
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Mama Loo's Reel
ladles allemande right 1½
Mange Tak
neighbors allemande right ½
partners allemande right ¾ and look for shadows
shadows allemande left once
partners allemande right ½
neighbors allemande right ¾ and look for next neighbors
March of the Coffee Zombies
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Mary Cay's Reel
next neighbors allemande left once
ladles allemande right ¾
ladles allemande left ¾ with the next while gentlespoons slide left...
Mary Keith's Harmonium
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Meander
gentlespoons allemande left once with 3rd neighbor gentlespoon, who...
Mended Sixpence
ladles allemande right 1½
Missing Duck
ladles allemande left ½
partners allemande right ¾ to
Missing Duck simple A variation
partners allemande right 1½ to
Monday
neighbors allemande right 1½
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Money Musk
ones allemande right 1½
ones allemande right ¾ into short lines across
ones allemande right ¾
Mood Ring
ladles allemande left 1½
Moon & Stars Contra
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Moon Doggie
ladles allemande right 1½
Mountains in Sunny Windows
prev neighbors allemande right 1½
Moving Day
ladles allemande right 1½
shadows allemande left 1½
Mutual Enjoyment
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Naked in California
ladles allemande right ½
partners allemande left ¾
shadows allemande right 1½ - hold on
Neighbor, Neighbor On the Wall
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Never Enough
ladles allemande right 1½
New Dance (California Dream)
gentlespoons allemande left ½ to wave of four gentlespoons in...
New Dance (Riding The Waves )
neighbors allemande right ½ to come back to original neighbor
ladles allemande left 1½ on the left diagonal with new ladle ,...
New Dance { Ocean Wave Of Joy}
ladles allemande right once to give two hands to partner
gentlespoons allemande right 1¾ to form long ocean wave in...
gentlespoons allemande right ¾ to long ocean wave in center
New Dance { Dancing On The Ceiling )
3rd neighbors allemande right once to come back
New Dance All that Jazz
gentlespoons allemande left once in center, the( ladles)-move...
shadows allemande right ½ (swing thru) ladles pass left =center to...
New Dance Dancing Lights
neighbors allemande right ½ gentlespoons pass left in to reach...
New Dance (Hands on Contra)
ladles allemande left 1½
New Dance CJ
gentlespoons allemande left 1½ to pick up partner for a star promenade
New Dance ( Oscillating Contra )
gentlespoons allemande left 1½ to pick up partner to form a left...
ladles allemande right once back to partner ⁋
New Dance ( Velvet )
ladles allemande right 1½ on the right diagonal , while...
New Dance (The Best Of Zest)
next neighbors allemande right once to neighbor to come back to...
prev neighbors allemande left ½
New Dance Elvis Wave
ladles allemande right ¾ come back to partner
same roles allemande right once around to form a long wave in...
New Dance ( Embrace )
ladles allemande right 1½ on right diagonal to face new neighbor
gentlespoons allemande right ¾ in the like the gentlespoons would...
gentlespoons allemande left ¾ to face partner
New Dance Dragon Fly
ladles allemande left once
New Dance ( Wave Surfing )
neighbors allemande left ½
gentlespoons allemande right once a round to form a new wave of ...
New Dance Banjo Moon
ladles allemande left once (gentlespoons move clockwise left to new...
neighbors allemande right ½ Swing thru men pass left in center to...
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
New Dance Eagles On The Wing
ladles allemande right once back to partner
gentlespoons allemande left 1½ pick up partner for a star promenade
New Dance Swing in' Tern
shadows allemande right ½ and men pass left in center (swing thru)
New Dance Tambourine
gentlespoons allemande left ¾ to long ocean wave , ladles on side...
partners allemande right ½ (Swing thru) ladles pass left in center
New Dance Cafe' Au Lait
ladles allemande right ½
ladles allemande left ½
New Dance Dance Song
gentlespoons allemande left 1½ to pickup partner
New Dance Just pass thru
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
New Dance Rum & Barley
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
New Dance UNCOMMON NEIGHBORS
shadows allemande left once TO COME BACK TO PARTNER
New Dance Contra Medicine
gentlespoons allemande left once (Ladles move to new wave of four...
shadows allemande right ½ (swing thru) ladles pass left in center
New Dance Lost in Time
gentlespoons allemande left ½ to wave of four, right hand to neighbor
neighbors allemande right ¾ to long wave, gentlespoons in ladles out
next neighbors allemande left ¾ ladles (pass right shoulder in...
New Dance Shawn Reel
gentlespoons allemande left 1½ to pick up partner for a star promenade
New Dance Don's Reel
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
New Dance HI
gentlespoons allemande right 1½ to face new neighbor on right diagonal
ladles allemande left ¾ as if to form a long wave in center of set...
ladles allemande left ½ to face partners
New Dance Step Left to wave of Four
neighbors allemande right ½ gentlespoons pass left in center to...
New Dance Dancing ON My Own
ladles allemande left 1½
partners allemande right ½
neighbors allemande right ¾ to long wave, ladles facing in
neighbors allemande right 1½ to new neighbors
New Dance Fun Frolic
neighbors allemande right once and go to new neighbors ⁋
New Dance Me And My Two Shadow
shadows allemande left ¾
2nd shadows allemande left ¾ and come back to partner
ladles allemande right 1½ On right diagonal, gentlespoons turn to...
New Dance Music Of The Spheres
ladles allemande left 1½ to ocean wave of 4
ladles allemande left ½ in center ⁋
New Dance October Joy
gentlespoons allemande right 1½ look for partner on side of set
New Dance Rip Tide With a Twist
3rd neighbors allemande right ½ to come back to neighbor 2
New Dance Road Runner
ladles allemande left once (While gentlespoons move clock wise in...
New Dance Tase of honey
next neighbors allemande left ½ this is the next ladle in the wave...
New Dance) Exotic
ladles allemande left ½ New ladles , release hands so new ladys in...
New Pencils
neighbors allemande left 1½ to
shadows allemande left 1½ back to neighbor
No Rest for the Weary
ladles allemande right 1½
No-See-Ums
prev neighbors allemande right once
Not My Second Rodeo
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Not a Figment of Your Imagination
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
ladles allemande right once returning to partner
Not a Trip to Vegas
shadows allemande right 1½
November Night
ladles allemande left 1½
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Nuts
neighbors allemande right ½ and gentlespoons pass left in center (...
Ocean Spray
neighbors allemande right 1½
Old & New Friends
neighbors allemande right once come back to original neighbor
On The Other Foot
ladles allemande right ½ to take hands in a long wave facing their...
gentlespoons allemande left ¾
On the Rebound
partners allemande right 1½ until gentlespoons face in
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
On the Road
neighbors allemande right ½ gentlespoons pass left in center to...
Once More With Feeling
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
One Fish, Two Fish, Right and Left Through Fish
ladles allemande right ¾ ⁋
ladles allemande left ¾ +
One Good Tern Deserves Another Tern
neighbors allemande right ¾ and come back to Previous neighbor
neighbors allemande left ¾ to come back to new neighbors
Orange Peel
gentlespoons allemande left 1½ to pick up partner for a star promenade
ladles allemande right once back to partner
Orbiting Serena
partners allemande right 1½
Our House
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Ozymandius
neighbors allemande right 1½
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
neighbors allemande left once ⁋
PB&J
gentlespoons allemande right 1½
Paradise
ladles allemande right 1½ to meet partner
Parkay: Ode to a Dance Floor
gentlespoons allemande right ½
ladles allemande right 1½
Parmesan
neighbors allemande right 1½
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Passing Through
neighbors allemande right ½
gentlespoons allemande left ½
partners allemande right ½
gentlespoons allemande left ½ and walk forward to next neighbor ⁋
Pat" s Pick
twos allemande right 1½ to trade back to the proper side with the...
Peace Is Still the Way
partners allemande right ¼
Pecan Pie
neighbors allemande right ¾
Pedal Pushers
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Penicillin
ladles allemande left 1½
Pete's Dark Roast
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Petronella Stars
neighbors allemande left 1½
partners allemande right once
Petronella Stomp
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
ladles allemande right 1½ with next ladle; gentlespoons slide left...
Petronella Stomp variation
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
ladles allemande right 1½ with next ladle; gentlespoons slide left...
Petronella Stomp variation
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
ladles allemande left 1½ with next ladle
Phoebe's Becket
ladles allemande right 1½
Pigtown Petronella
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Pink Martini
shadows allemande left once
Pinwheels
ladles allemande left ½
partners allemande right once to wavy lines across
partners allemande right ¾ to long wavy lines with gentlespoons...
Pittsboro Pattycake
neighbors allemande right 1½
neighbors allemande left 1½
Pizza Shop
ladles allemande right once
Playground Stomp
gentlespoons allemande left once
Poetry in Motion
neighbors allemande right 1¼
Porpoiseful Play
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Progress for Progress's Sake
second corners allemande right ½
same roles allemande right ½
first corners allemande left ½
Projectile Possums
gentlespoons allemande left ½
neighbors allemande right ½
ladles allemande left ½
partners allemande right ½
Projectile Possums Variant
gentlespoons allemande left ½
neighbors allemande right ½
ladles allemande left ½
partners allemande right ½
Proper Swingfest II
next neighbors allemande left 1¼
Rant and Roar
neighbors allemande right once
Raven Joy
neighbors allemande right ½ Men pass left in center ( swing thru )...
Razzle Dazzle
ladles allemande ____ once
Reddie to Roll
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Reel Easy
ladles allemande right 1½
neighbors allemande right once
Reel Me Across the Ocean
gentlespoons allemande left once pick up neighbor
neighbors allemande right ½
Reel to Reel
neighbors allemande right ½
partners allemande right ½
Request and Receive A
neighbors allemande left 1½ to next neighbors ⁋
ladles allemande right once
Request and Receive B
neighbors allemande left 1½ to next neighbors ⁋
Return to Sender
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Rhonda's Reel
next neighbors allemande right ¾
ones allemande left once
Rim of the Sky
2nd shadows allemande left once
Rip Tide
neighbors allemande right ½ come back to second neighbor
Rip and Snort
gentlespoons allemande right 1½
Rock Creek Reel
ladles allemande right 1½
Rocket City Romp
ladles allemande right 1½
Rockin' Robin
neighbors allemande left once
Rod's Grits Lawn variation
ladles allemande right 1½
Rollin' & Tumblin'
ladles allemande right 1½
Rory O'S'mores
ladles allemande left ½
Rory S'More (variation)
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Rusty Frame
partners allemande left ¾
Salmonella Evening
neighbors allemande right 1¾
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Salute to Larry Jennings
4th neighbors allemande left once
Salute to Larry Jennings (Larry Jennings variation)
4th neighbors allemande left once
Salute to Larry Jennings (original)
4th neighbors allemande left once
Saturday Night Fever
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Sawdust Liquor
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Serendipity
ladles allemande right 1½
partners allemande right 1½
neighbors allemande right ¼
next neighbors allemande right ¼
Shadow Nova
shadows allemande right ¾, forming long waves
Shadrack's Delight
neighbors allemande right ½ to
gentlespoons allemande left ½
Sharing Is Caring
ladles allemande right 1½
partners allemande left ½
gentlespoons allemande right ½
neighbors allemande left ¾
Sharing Is Caring variation
shadows allemande left 1¼
ladles allemande right ½
neighbors allemande left ¾
Sharon of the Green
ladles allemande right 1½
Shining Eyes
next neighbors allemande left once
prev neighbors allemande left once
Shoot the Moon
ladles allemande right 1½
Silver Anniversary Reel
ladles allemande left ½
neighbors allemande right once ⁋
Silver Lining
ladles allemande right once
Sleeping With The Hounds
partners allemande right ½
gentlespoons allemande left ½
Sliding Into St Louis
neighbors allemande left 1½
Smash the Mirrors
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Snake Oil Reel
gentlespoons allemande left ¾
neighbors allemande right ½
Snake in the Garden
gentlespoons allemande left ¾
ladles allemande right ¾
Snake in the Hey
ladles allemande right ¾
gentlespoons allemande left ¾
Snowed in with Richard
ladles allemande right 1½ (new ladles) while gentlespoons shift...
partners allemande left ½
Sparkle-licious
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
ladles allemande left ½ while gentlespoons walk forward to shadow
shadows allemande right once
Spider Jive
neighbors allemande left ¾ then turn away to new neighbors ⁋
Spin Blend
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
shadows allemande right 1½ to long waves
Splashing IN The Waves
ladles allemande right once
Spring Beauty
ladles allemande right once
Spring Break
ladles allemande left once
Spring Fever
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Spring Greens
ladles allemande left 1½
Star Dancing
shadows allemande left once pass partner right
2nd shadows allemande left once and come back to partner
Star Step (var)
ladles allemande left 1½
Star Trick
neighbors allemande right 1½
neighbors 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
Stargazer
ladles allemande right 1½
Stars of Alberta
neighbors allemande right 1½
Steal A Kiss
shadows allemande right once and come back to partner
Step In Time
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Stepping On The Stars
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Straighten Up and Slide Right
gentlespoons allemande left once
String of Swings
neighbors allemande left 1½
Strollin' Outta Barstow
gentlespoons allemande left once
neighbors allemande left once
Sugarbritches 2.0
neighbors allemande left 1½
Sugarbritches 2.0 allemande variation
neighbors allemande left 1½
ladles allemande right 1½
Summer Delight
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Summer Sun
ladles allemande right 1½
Summer of '84
partners allemande left once
shadows allemande left ¾
Summer of '84
partners allemande left once - hold on
shadows allemande left ¾
Svinger Træbenet
neighbors allemande right ½
gentlespoons allemande left ½
Sweet Home Petronella
next neighbors allemande left once
prev neighbors allemande left once
Sweet Honey
gentlespoons allemande left 1½ men change sides
Sweet Pepper Bush
ladles allemande right 1½
gentlespoons allemande left 1½ to form wave of four gentlespoons...
neighbors allemande right ½ and walk straight ahead to new neighbors
Sweet Potatoes
gentlespoons allemande left 1½ ⁋
Sweet September
neighbors allemande left 1½
gentlespoons allemande left once
Swingin' Off a Ring
neighbors allemande left 1½
Swoosh
4th neighbors allemande left once
3rd neighbors allemande right ½
next neighbors allemande left ½
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
TGIF Friday
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Tag and Zag
gentlespoons allemande left ½
Tapsalteerie
gentlespoons allemande right 1½
ladles allemande right 1½
Tenth Year in Tommerup
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Thanks, Charlie
neighbors allemande right once
ladles allemande left 1½
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
next neighbors allemande right ½
gentlespoons allemande left ½
ladles allemande left ½ (double swing through)
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
ladles allemande left once
The Big Easy
ladles allemande left 1½
The Big Easy variation
ladles allemande right 1½
The Birds are the Words (CCW)
shadows allemande right 1½
The Birds are the Words (CW)
shadows allemande left 1½
The Carousel
ladles allemande left 1½
The Contra Dancer's New Groove
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
The Contra Matrix Resolution
ladles allemande left 1½
The Country of Marriage
ladles allemande left once
gentlespoons allemande right ¾ to a fleeting long line ⁋
gentlespoons allemande left ½ immediately with the next
The Country of Marriage Lawn variation
neighbors allemande right once to
ladles allemande left once
gentlespoons allemande right ¾ to a fleeting long line ⁋
gentlespoons allemande left ½ immediately with the next
The Emptied Crack
neighbors allemande left 1½
3rd neighbors allemande left ¾
The Fabulous Couple
ladles allemande right ½
The Full Deal
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
The Gang of Four
ladles allemande right 1½
The Great Urbana Barn Dance
neighbors allemande right once
The Hobbit
prev neighbors allemande left once
ladles allemande right 1½
The Joy of Six
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
The Lady Fiddler
ladles allemande right 1½ and scoop up partners
The Menagerie
ladles allemande right 1½
neighbors allemande ____ ¾ with connected hands, putting 1s in...
The Missing Piece
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
The Reminder
neighbors allemande right 1½
The S & S Connection
gentlespoons allemande left 1½, pick up partners
The Salmon Time Around
partners allemande right ½
gentlespoons allemande left ½
ladles allemande right ¾ ⁋
ladles allemande left ¾ (next ladles) - gentlespoons slide to...
The Second Time Around
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
The Sturgeon General
gentlespoons allemande left once
The Sturgeon General variation
gentlespoons allemande left once
The Treasure of Sierra Madre
gentlespoons allemande left 1½, end back to back facing partners in...
The Wedding Ring Circle Mixer
partners allemande right twice to form a circle wave
partners allemande right ½ to
neighbors allemande left ½ to meet the next
The Winter Storm
gentlespoons allemande left 1½ to face partner
There Is No Way to Peace; Peace Is the Way
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
ladles allemande right 1½
These are the Hands
same roles allemande ____ 1½ 1s Cast to a handy-hand allemande with...
They Stayed Here When They Disappeared
ladles allemande left ½
This Dance is, Jess, For You
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Three Ships In The Night
neighbors allemande right once pass partner left
prev neighbors allemande right once and come back to partner
Tilt-A-Whirl
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Tinkie Winkie Lawn variation
partners allemande right once on gentlespoon's side of the set
neighbors allemande right once on original side for all
Title of Contra
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
To Call a Mockingjay
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
To Have and to Hold
gentlespoons allemande right once around to a long ocean wave in...
gentlespoons allemande left ½ newer gentlespoons
gentlespoons allemande right ½ second newer gentlespoon to face...
Together Again
gentlespoons allemande right 1½
Tom's Queue-less Carousel
partners allemande right 1½
Totally Improper
first corners allemande right once [i.e. on the right diagonal – *2]
second corners allemande left once [i.e. on the left diagonal – *2]
Toulouse- Lautrec
2nd shadows allemande left once and pass prarner right and go to...
shadows allemande left once and come to partner
Trail Markers
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Tranquility
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
ladles allemande left ½
Treasure of Sierra Madre
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Treasure of the Soda Bar
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Triassic Poetry
gentlespoons allemande left ½
Trillium
gentlespoons allemande left once and scoop up partners
ladles allemande right 1½
Trip to Brattleboro DV #1
ones allemande right once +
Trip to Brown University
gentlespoons allemande left ¾
Trip to Kentucky (original)
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Trip to Kentucky (variation)
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Trip to Lambertville
gentlespoons allemande left ½
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Trip to Pe Ell
gentlespoons allemande left 1¼
Trip to Shorebird
neighbors allemande right ½
gentlespoons allemande left ½
ladles allemande right 1½
Trip to Wilson
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Triple Hat Syndrome
ladles allemande right 1½ as gentlespoons step forward into the...
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Turn of Phrase
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Turtles Too
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
ladles allemande left ½
Twirling At The Altar
gentlespoons allemande left 1½, keep hands
partners allemande left ½ til gentlespoons face across ⁋
Uncle Fred's Contra
neighbors allemande left ¾
prev neighbors allemande right once
Unnamed Becket
neighbors allemande right 1½
Virginia Reel
partners allemande right once
partners allemande left once
Walk Along John to Kansas
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
partners allemande right ½
gentlespoons allemande left ½
ladles allemande left ½
Walk Along John to Kansas (shifted)
partners allemande right ½
gentlespoons allemande left ½
ladles allemande left ½
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Wave Goodbye to Winter
ladles allemande right 1½
Wave Goodbye to Winter Rollaway variation
ladles allemande right 1½
Waving Wheat
neighbors allemande right ¾
Weave Me the Sunshine
gentlespoons allemande left ½
Weave Well Enough Alone
first corners allemande left once
Where Gnome Ann Has Gone Before
ladles allemande right 1½
Where's Alex?
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Whirl-A-Way
ladles allemande right once pick up partner
Whitewater
shadows allemande right 1½
Whitewater Whirl
gentlespoons allemande left ½ while ladles face counter-clockwise
ladles allemande right ½ while gentlespoons face clockwise
gentlespoons allemande left ½
Who Gives A Hoot
shadows allemande left once to come back to partner
Will You Dance With Me?
gentlespoons allemande right once
ladles allemande left once
Will You Marry Me?
ladles allemande left once
ladles allemande left once
Winter Slide
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
Winter in Summerland
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
With Thanks to the Dean
neighbors allemande left 1½
ladles allemande right once
neighbors allemande right 1½ ⁋
With Thanks to the Gene
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
XYZ
ladles allemande right 1½
Yenta's Reel
gentlespoons allemande right ½
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 to
neighbors allemande right ¾
You and I
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
You're Among Produce
neighbors allemande right 1½
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
poetry
shadows allemande left once back to partner

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

dolphin hey

down the hall

figure 8

form a long wave

form an ocean wave

form long waves

give & take

gyre

hey

long lines

mad robin

meltdown swing

pass by

pass through

petronella

poussette

promenade

pull by dancers

pull by direction

revolving door

right left through

roll away

Rory O'More

see saw

slice

slide along set

square through

stand still

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 circulate

box the gnat

butterfly whirl

California twirl

chain

circle

cross trails

custom

do si do

down the hall

figure 8

form a long wave

form an ocean wave

form long waves

gyre

hey

long lines

mad robin

meltdown swing

pass by

pass through

petronella

poussette

promenade

pull by dancers

pull by direction

revolving door

right left through

roll away

Rory O'More

see saw

slice

slide along set

square through

stand still

star

swat the flea

swing

turn alone

up the hall

zig zag

Moves Following Allemande

allemande

allemande orbit

balance

balance the ring

box circulate

box the gnat

butterfly whirl

chain

circle

contra corners

custom

do si do

dolphin hey

form a long wave

form an ocean wave

form long waves

gyre

hey

long lines

mad robin

meltdown swing

pass by

pass through

petronella

poussette

promenade

pull by dancers

right left through

Rory O'More

see saw

star

star promenade

swing

turn alone