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20170506callersChoice with Ragged Robin

user: Allison Jonjak

Table of Contents

  1. Bowl of Cherries by Sue Rosen
  2. Airpants, Bradley Smith pass through by Lisa Greenleaf
  3. Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss by Dale Wilson
  4. United We Dance by Bob Isaacs

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Bowl of Cherries

by: Sue Rosen

introduces moves: do si do, swing, promenade, chain, allemande, circle, roll away, cross trails

formation: improper

A1 8
neighbors do si do once
8
neighbors swing
A2 8
neighbors promenade
8
ladles chain
B1 8
ladles allemande right once
8
partners swing
B2 8
circle left 3 places
4
gentlespoons roll away neighbors with a half sashay
4
cross trails - partners across the set right shoulders, neighbors along the set left shoulders ⁋

With neighbor along the set roll away with half sashay (ladles rolling from left to right)

Airpants, Bradley Smith pass through

by: Lisa Greenleaf

introduces moves: long lines, balance the ring, pass through

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
4
balance the ring
4
pass through to new neighbors

Bradley Smith Notes: Originally, the last figure of this dance was a neighbor do-si-do 1 1/2, but I usually swap it for the ring balance and pass through to make the progression as simple as possible for inexperienced dancers.

Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss

by: Dale Wilson

introduces moves: star, custom, hey, meltdown swing, right left through

formation: improper

A1 8
star left - hands across - 4 places
8
gentlespoons drop hands; make turn to right MEANWHILE ladles continue star til you get to your partner
A2 16
ladles start a full hey - lefts in center, rights on ends
B1 16
partners meltdown swing
B2 8
right left through courtesy turn 3/4 til ladles join right hands to begin star
8
star left - hands across - 3 places to next neighbor ⁋

Teaching B2: "Continue the courtesy turn til ladles can take right hands in the center to start a right-hands-across star. Gentlespoons, join the star right BEHIND your partner."

Calling B2: "Ladles first star"

Last B2: right left through; swing your partner

United We Dance

by: Bob Isaacs

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This dance is not published.