IsaacB.NW.Folklife.OlyVolyStringBand.2019

user: Isaac Banner



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Straighten Up and Slide Right

by: Lindsey Dono

introduces moves: circle, swing, long lines, chain, mad robin, slide along set, allemande

formation: Becket ccw

A1 8
circle left 3 places
8
neighbors swing
A2 8
long lines forward & back
8
ladles chain
B1 6
mad robin, ladles in front (ccw)
8
circle right 4 places
2
slide right along set ⁋
B2 6
gentlespoons allemande left once
10
partners swing

Inspired by a Facebook discussion of the question: “can dancers intuitively slide to the right along the set?” Called at several house parties and Faultline Frolic.

Captain Hook's Revenge

by: Yoyo Zhou

introduces moves: form a long wave, give & take, hey

formation: improper

Starts with gentlespoons in a long wave down the center

A1 4
gentlespoons form a long wave in the center - balance the wave
8
gentlespoons dance out while ladles dance in to a long wave in the center - balance the wave
4
ladles allemande right ¾
A2 16
neighbors balance & swing
B1 8
gentlespoons give & take partners
8
partners swing
B2 8
ladles chain
8
ladles start a half hey - rights in center, lefts on ends, gentlespoons catch right and allemande 3/4 to a long wave ⁋

To start the walkthru, have gents walk forward into a long wave.

Once More With Feeling

by: Isaac Banner

introduces moves: balance, box the gnat, petronella

formation: improper

A1 4
neighbors balance right hand
4
neighbors box the gnat
8
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
A2 16
partners balance & swing
B1 8
circle left 3 places
8
neighbors swing
B2 8
balance & petronella
8
balance & petronella and turn to face new neighbors

Frannie's Fabulous Folklife

by: Isaac Banner

introduces moves: slice, star, form long waves, box circulate, star promenade, butterfly whirl, gyre, meltdown swing

formation: Becket

A1 8
slice left and straight back ⁋
8
star right 4 places
A2 0
form long waves - gentlespoons face in, ladles face out
8
balance & box circulate - gentlespoons cross while ladles loop right
8
balance & box circulate - ladles cross while gentlespoons loop right - ladles catch right and scoop up their partner
B1 4
ladles star promenade right ½
4
butterfly whirl
8
gentlespoons gyre once in the center
B2 16
partners meltdown swing

Probably don't slide the first time but hey, it's up to you