IsaacB.TwilightTwirl.11.02.19

user: Isaac Banner

Triwizard Tournament

by: Jacob Steel

introduces moves: circle, balance the ring, custom, swing, hey

formation: three-face-three

A1 4
circle left 3 places
4
balance the ring
4
circle left 3 places
4
balance the ring
A2 0
middle of each triple face the wall to the caller's right
16
groups of 6 grand chain once around
B1 16
neighbors balance & swing straight across
B2 0
end progressed, facing a new threesome
16
neighbors start an along the set full hey - lefts on ends, rights in center, return walking backwards

This dance is, of course, a three-person version of Jay Unger's famous "Wizards's Walk". It has its own version of the tune, "Harry Potter's walk", by Ben Rowe.

https://sites.google.com/site/dancesforthebrave/home/triwizard-tournament

Bar Crawl by Isaac Banner (28-bar dance)

The Art of Negotiation

by: Al Olson

introduces moves: allemande

formation: improper

A1 8
neighbors allemande left once or once and a half
8
gentlespoons start a half hey - rights in center, lefts on ends (or ladles or mixed), end with someone facing in
A2 16
same roles long swing in the center (or whoever is facing in), end near your neighbor
B1 8
neighbors allemande left once or once and a half
8
ladles start a half hey - rights in center, lefts on ends (or gentlespoons or mixed)
B2 16
neighbors balance & swing ⁋

In both allemandes, you and your neighbor decide who's going in for the hey and, ultimately, who's going to be swinging in the center. End the neighbor swing facing a new neighbor.

Heartbeat Contra

by: Don Flaherty

Extra speedy

introduces moves: petronella, gyre, 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 ⁋

Waltz/Dinner

Peace Is Still the Way

by: Isaac Banner

introduces moves: box circulate, star promenade, custom, butterfly whirl, do si do

formation: Becket

A1 8
circle left 4 places
8
partners allemande right 1½ to long waves
A2 8
balance & box circulate - ladles cross while gentlespoons loop right
8
balance & box circulate - gentlespoons cross while ladles loop right - gentlespoons catch RH, scoop up partner
B1 6
star promenade right ¾
0
next ladles catch left
6
ladles star promenade left ¾
4
butterfly whirl
B2 6
gentlespoons do si do once
10
partners swing

Straighten Up and Slide Right

by: Lindsey Dono

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

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.

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