2020-02-04 Indianapolis, IN - Liz

user: Nicholas Rockstroh

Homeward Bound

by: Andrea Nettleton

introduces moves: allemande, swing, long lines, petronella, slide along set

formation: Becket

A1 8
ladles allemande right 1½
8
neighbors swing
A2 8
long lines forward & back
8
gentlespoons allemande left 1½ to trade places
B1 8
balance & petronella
8
balance & petronella
B2 14
partners balance & swing
2
slide left along set ⁋

Delphiniums and Daisies

by: Tanya Rotenberg

introduces moves: chain, hey, circle

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.

The Country of Marriage

by: Susan Kevra

introduces moves: do si do, form an ocean wave, promenade, custom

formation: Becket

A1 8
circle left 3 places
8
neighbors do si do once to
A2 4
form an ocean wave & balance - ladles by left hands and neighbors by right hands
4
ladles allemande left once
8
neighbors swing
B1 8
neighbors promenade
4
gentlespoons allemande right ¾ to a fleeting long line ⁋
4
gentlespoons allemande left ½ immediately with the next
B2 0
meanwhile ladles slide left to meet partner for a
16
partners balance & swing

Susan notes "at the end, wait out on side in Becket formation, so the gentlespoons can join in on the "zig-zag chain"* in B1. Next round of the dance starts with the couple containing the gents from the allemande Left.

*a la Mary Cay's Reel by David Kaynor

Rollin' & Tumblin'

by: Cis Hinkle

introduces moves: roll away, star

formation: improper

A1 16
neighbors balance & swing
A2 4
long lines forward
4
gentlespoons roll away neighbors
4
long lines forward
4
ladles roll away neighbors
B1 8
ladles allemande right 1½
8
partners swing
B2 8
ladles chain to neighbor
8
star left 4 places ⁋

The dual long lines with a roll away sets up a nice transition into the ladles allemande.

Cats and More Cats

by: Melanie Axel-Lute

introduces moves: pass through, Rory O'More

formation: Becket

A1 6
circle left 3 places
2
pass through ⁋
8
next neighbors allemande right 1½ to long waves, ladles facing out
A2 8
balance & Rory O'More right
8
balance & Rory O'More left
B1 16
neighbors balance & swing
B2 6
circle left 3 places
10
partners swing

Kinematic Vorticity

by: Carol Ormand

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

formation: improper

A1 8
long lines forward & back ⁋
8
twos gate ones to face down the set
A2 8
down the hall and turn alone
8
up the hall and bend into a ring
B1 8
circle left 3 places
8
partners swing
B2 8
circle left 3 places
8
neighbors swing

JoLaine Jones Pokorney notes that this is a good dance for enabling dancers of limited mobility to keep up. Here are some more: http://jolainejonespokorney.blogspot.com/2018/03/if-you-stumble-make-it-part-of-dance.html?m=1

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 ⁋

Tall Paul's Shop

by: Charlotte Crittenden

introduces moves: mad robin

formation: improper

A1 4
long lines forward
4
gentlespoons roll away neighbors with a half sashay
8
mad robin, gentlespoons in front
A2 8
star right - hands across - 4 places
8
ladles allemande right 1½
B1 16
partners balance & swing
B2 6
circle left 3 places
10
neighbors swing ⁋

Very clockwise, keep in mind if intending to call with other dizzying dances.

No Rest for the Weary

by: Andrea Nettleton and Jeffrey Spero

introduces moves: right left through, balance the ring

formation: Becket

A1 8
ladles allemande right 1½
8
neighbors swing
A2 8
right left through
8
ladles start a half hey - rights in center, lefts on ends to new neighbors, take hands in a ring ⁋
B1 8
balance & petronella
4
balance the ring
4
gentlespoons roll away neighbors with a half sashay across the set
B2 4
balance the ring
12
partners swing

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