Louisville 09-30-19

user: Callie Allison

Midwest Folklore

by: Orace Johnson

introduces moves: slide along set, circle, do si do, swing

formation: Becket

A1 2
slide left along set ⁋
8
circle left 3 places
8
neighbors do si do once
16
neighbors balance & swing
8
circle left 3 places
8
partners do si do once
16
partners balance & swing

Dancing Spell

by: Cary Ravitz

introduces moves: star, allemande, right left through, chain

formation: improper

A1 16
neighbors balance & swing
A2 8
circle left 4 places
8
star left - hands across - 4 places and ladles let go
B1 8
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
8
partners swing
B2 8
right left through
8
ladles chain and look for next neighbors

Old Time Elixir #2

by: Linda Leslie

introduces moves: petronella

formation: Becket

A1 0
slide left along set ⁋
8
circle left 3 places
8
neighbors swing
A2 8
right left through (or promenade)
8
ladles chain to partner
B1 8
balance & petronella
8
balance & petronella
B2 16
partners balance & swing

A variation of the dance Old Time Elixir by Mike Boerschig. The same dance was also written by Dean Snipes, and is called "Tica Tica Timing".

Delphiniums and Daisies

by: Tanya Rotenberg

introduces moves: hey

formation: improper

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

Written in 1985 for the 20th anniversary of her parents' wedding, these being their wedding flowers.

Chuck the Budgie

by: Rick Mohr

introduces moves: long lines, form an ocean wave, form long waves, balance

formation: improper

A1 6
gentlespoons allemande left once
10
neighbors swing
A2 8
circle left 3 places
8
partners swing
B1 8
long lines forward & back
8
ladles allemande right 1½ - don't let go
B2 4
form an ocean wave & balance - ladles by right hands and neighbors by left hands
4
neighbors allemande left ¾ to long wavy lines
0
form long waves - ladles face in, gentlespoons face out ⁋
4
balance
4
next neighbors allemande right ¾

Waltz then Break

Becky's Brouhaha

by: Rhiannon Giddens

introduces moves: box the gnat, pull by direction

formation: improper

A1 8
neighbors right hand balance & box the gnat
2
pull by right to previous neighbor
6
neighbors allemande left once return to current neighbor
A2 16
neighbors balance & swing
B1 8
circle left 3 places
8
partners swing
B2 8
ladles chain
8
star left 4 places ⁋

Saturday Night Line

by: Joseph Pimentel

introduces moves: Rory O'More, 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

Amy's Harmonium

by: Cary Ravitz

introduces moves: roll away, allemande orbit

formation: Becket ccw

A1 4
long lines forward
4
gentlespoons roll away partners with a half sashay
8
gentlespoons allemande right 1½
A2 16
neighbors balance & swing
B1 8
ladles chain
8
circle left 3 places and pass through up and down to a new couple
B2 8
ladles allemande left once around while the gentlespoons orbit clockwise ½ around
8
partners swing

Rod's Grits

by: Bill Olson

introduces moves: promenade, pass through

formation: improper

A1 8
neighbors right hand balance & box the gnat
8
star right - wrist grip - 4 places
A2 8
right left through
8
ladles do si do 1½
B1 16
partners balance & swing
B2 8
partners promenade
6
circle left 3 places
2
pass through ⁋

The Baby Rose

by: David Kaynor

formation: improper

A1 16
neighbors balance & swing
A2 8
circle left 3 places
8
partners do si do once
B1 16
partners balance & swing
B2 8
ladles chain
8
star left 4 places to new neighbor ⁋

Final Waltz