19-12-09 Louisville Techno Contra

user: Ned McNeil

First dance

by: Don Flaherty

-8 Starships Stay Good

introduces moves: swing, chain, long lines, do si do, circle, balance the ring, pass through

formation: improper

Please walk this dance thru before taking to the dance floor, any feed back would be appreciate you can E-mail do14flah@aol.com
thanks Don Flaherty

A1 16
neighbors balance & swing
A2 8
ladles chain
8
long lines forward & back
B1 8
ladles do si do once
8
partners swing
B2 8
circle left 3 places
4
balance the ring
4
pass through ⁋

Alt. B2-- Circle left 3 place and pass through to new neighbors
do si do new neighbors

The Nice Combination

by: Gene Hubert

-16 I Need You to Show Me Love

introduces moves: down the hall, up the hall, star

formation: improper

A1 16
neighbors long swing, end in a line
A2 8
down the hall and turn as a couple
8
up the hall and bend into a ring
B1 8
circle left 3 places
8
partners swing
B2 8
ladles chain
8
star left 4 places ⁋

Fire in the Tunnel

by: Yoyo Zhou

-vibe+32 Moe Magic

introduces moves: California twirl, square through

formation: Becket

A1 8
circle left 3 places
4
balance the ring
4
partners California twirl ⁋
A2 8
neighbors do si do once
8
square through two - neighbors balance & pull by right, then partners pull by left
B1 16
neighbors balance & swing
B2 8
circle left 3 places
8
partners swing

a request was made on the Contra Callers facebook group for any easy dances with balances halfway through both A1 and A2. Yoyo wrote this and commented it on the Facebook thread on October 23, 2019.

Strollin' Outta Barstow

by: Brian Rinehart

-vibe+4 Bruno Sonic Mars Potter (Put your pinky finger to the moon)

introduces moves: roll away, mad robin, allemande, form an ocean wave, Rory O'More

formation: Duple Improper

A1 8
neighbors do si do once
4
circle left 2 places
4
gentlespoons roll away neighbors with a half sashay
A2 8
mad robin, gentlespoons in front
4
gentlespoons allemande left once
4
neighbors allemande left once
B1 4
form an ocean wave & balance - gentlespoons by right hands and neighbors by left hands
4
gentlespoons Rory O'More right ⁋
8
partners swing
B2 8
long lines forward & back
6
circle left 3 places
2
pass through

Inspired by the Mad Robin sequence in Chris Page's Rollin' Outta Barstow

Tested and refined at the Christmas Country Dance School, Berea KY, 2018

Allemandes need to be kept tight
Allemandes give momentum for forward and back balance

Maliza's Magical Mystery Motion v.

by: Cary Ravitz

-vibe+8 Magic Tape 84 (don't forget to teach the progression!))

introduces moves: petronella

formation: Becket ccw

A1 8
circle left 3 places
8
neighbors swing
A2 8
long lines forward & back
8
ladles chain
B1 8
balance & petronella and turn to face the next ⁋
8
balance & petronella
B2 16
partners balance & swing

Waltz - Fallen Down

Another Nice Combination

by: Tom Hinds

-16 Zedd Break Free

formation: improper

A1 16
neighbors balance & swing
A2 8
circle left 3 places
2
pass through
6
shadows do si do once
B1 16
partners balance & swing
B2 8
ladles chain
8
star left 4 places ⁋

Airpants

by: Lisa Greenleaf

-32 Shy Around Shot Caller - Advise the dancers that this track is funky and to just trust the caller to get them going.

formation: improper

A1 16
neighbors balance & swing
A2 8
long lines forward & back
8
ladles allemande right 1½
B1 16
partners balance & swing
B2 8
circle left 3 places
8
neighbors do si do 1½ ⁋

Becketize the Baby

by: John Coffman

-8 Always Want U

introduces moves: hey

formation: Becket

A1 8
circle left 3 places
8
neighbors swing ⁋
A2 8
next neighbors allemande left 1½
8
ladles chain
B1 16
ladles start a full hey - rights in center, lefts on ends
B2 16
partners balance & swing

Connected and flowing

Zombies of Sugar Hill, The

by: Gene Hubert

-32 Asgore

introduces moves: slide along set

formation: improper

A1 16
neighbors balance & swing
A2 4
circle left 2 places
2
slide left along set with your neighbor to face a new couple
6
circle left 3 places
4
neighbors California twirl to face your partner
B1 16
partners balance & swing
B2 8
ladles chain
8
star left 4 places ⁋

from "Dizzy Dances, vol. II"

Saturday Night Line

by: Joseph Pimentel

Callie spontaneously called to Bruno Sonic Mars Potter again

introduces moves: give & take

formation: improper

begin in short waves (ladles in center by left, neighbor in right)

A1 8
balance & Rory O'More right
8
balance & Rory O'More left
A2 16
neighbors balance & swing
B1 8
gentlespoons give & take partners
8
partners swing
B2 8
circle left 3 places
8
neighbors do si do 1½ and dance forward to ⁋
0
form an ocean wave - ladles by left hands and neighbors by right hands

Mac McKeever note on balances before Rory O'More: first balance is in the direction you will be going

Marceline's Waltz