Lexington Contra 2022-05-13

user: Nicholas Rockstroh

The Baby Rose

by: David Kaynor

introduces moves: swing, circle, do si do, chain, star

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 neighbors

Hey Fever

by: Tony Parkes

introduces moves: allemande, promenade, hey

formation: improper

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

Aberdeen Angus

by: John Coffman

introduces moves: petronella

formation: improper

A1 6
neighbors allemande left once
10
gentlespoons do si do 1½
A2 16
partners balance & swing
B1 8
circle left 3 places
8
neighbors swing
B2 8
balance & petronella
8
balance & petronella to face next neighbors

Weave Well Enough Alone

by: Jim Hemphill

disaster

introduces moves: star promenade, butterfly whirl, pass by, custom

formation: four face four

Identify home and corner

A1 4
star left 2 places gentlespoons
12
neighbors swing (diagonal neighbor)
A2 4
star right 2 places ladles (to partner)
6
ladles star promenade right ½ with partner (to home)
6
butterfly whirl
B1 6
first corners allemande left once
2
partners pass by right shoulders
8
weave the ring ½ (to partner)
B2 16
partners balance & swing ⁋

Butter

by: Gene Hubert

substitution

introduces moves: slide along set, long lines

formation: Becket

A1 2
slide left along set ⁋
6
circle left 3 places
8
neighbors swing
A2 8
long lines forward & back
8
ladles chain
B1 16
ladles start a full hey - rights in center, lefts on ends
B2 16
partners balance & swing

waltz

Kitchen Stomp

by: Becky Hill

formation: improper

A1 16
neighbors balance & swing
A2 8
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
8
partners swing
B1 8
ladles chain
8
balance & petronella
B2 8
balance & petronella
8
star left 4 places ⁋

Astray

by: Cary Ravitz

introduces moves: right left through, zig zag

formation: becket

A1 8
right left through
8
circle right 3 places
A2 6
zig right zag left ⁋
10
next neighbors swing
B1 8
gentlespoons start a half hey - lefts in center, rights on ends
8
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
B2 16
partners balance & swing

partner DSD and swing in B2 also works quite well

Another Orbit for Liz

by: Bob Green

introduces moves: mad robin, allemande orbit, give & take

formation: Improper

A1 8
mad robin, ladles in front
8
ladles allemande left 1½ around while the gentlespoons orbit clockwise ½ around
A2 16
neighbors balance & swing
B1 8
ladles give & take partners
8
partners swing
B2 8
ladles chain
8
mad robin, ladles in front ⁋

Green Lake Twirl

by: Isaac Banner

introduces moves: slice, Rory O'More

formation: Becket

A1 4
slice left ⁋
4
gentlespoons take neighbors
8
neighbors swing
A2 8
circle left 3 places
8
partners do si do 1¼ into short waves
B1 8
balance & Rory O'More right
8
balance & Rory O'More left
B2 16
partners balance & swing

Inspired by Cheat Lake Twirl by Perry Shafran