2024-02-17 QCC with Aden's 3

user: Moose Flores

Intro Lesson NOT A DANCE

by: unknown

introduces moves: circle, allemande, do si do, swing, chain, stand still

formation: circle

Lesson: Circle, give weight, stay connected, AR, AL, DSD, Swing, courtesy turn & chain, better never than late.

A1 8
circle left 4 places
8
neighbors allemande left once
A2 8
neighbors do si do once
8
partners swing
B1 8
ladles chain
8
stand still
B2 16
partners balance & swing

Lesson: Circle, give weight, stay connected, AR, AL, DSD, Swing, courtesy turn & chain, better never than late.

Catch Somebody by Linda Mrosko (simplified) http://www.ibiblio.org/contradance/thecallersbox/dance.php?id=5919

The Nice Combination

by: Gene Hubert

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

formation: improper

A1 16
neighbors balance & swing end facing down the hall
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 ⁋

Lavender and Lilac

by: John Coffman

introduces moves: long lines, petronella

formation: improper

A1 16
neighbors balance & swing
A2 8
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
8
partners swing
B1 8
long lines forward & back
8
ladles chain
B2 8
balance & petronella
8
balance & petronella + (look for new neighbors) ⁋

Cheat Lake Twirl

by: Perry Shafran

introduces moves: Rory O'More, pass through, form an ocean wave

formation: improper

start in ocean wave, ladles by lefts in center

A1 8
balance & Rory O'More right
8
balance & Rory O'More left
A2 16
neighbors balance & swing, form a ring
B1 8
balance & petronella
8
partners swing
B2 8
circle left 3 places
2
pass through ⁋
8
next neighbors do si do once
0
form an ocean wave - ladles by left hands and neighbors by right hands

waltz & break

Rod's Velvety Lawn ("Rod's Grits Lawn" variation)

by: Variations on a Bill Olson dance, by Unknown and Aden Water

introduces moves: box the gnat, right left through, promenade, California twirl

formation: Improper

A1 8
neighbors right hand balance & box the gnat
8
star right - wrist grip - 4 places, face across
A2 8
right left through, pull past partner
8
ladles allemande right 1½
B1 16
partners balance & swing
B2 8
partners promenade
6
circle right 3 places
2
partners California twirl ⁋

/+ star back where you came from

Variation of https://contradb.com/dances/542 eliminates do-si-do for use outdoors.
Variation by Anet gives good flow after the promenade.
Rod's Grits Lawn variation collected from Liz Burkhart at MMiSL 2018.

Salmonella Evening

by: Steve Zakon-Anderson

introduces moves: balance

formation: improper

A1 8
neighbors allemande right 1¾
8
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
A2 16
partners balance & swing
B1 8
balance & petronella
8
balance & petronella
B2 8
balance & petronella
4
balance the ring
2
pass through ⁋

Simplicity Swing

by: Becky Hill

formation: improper

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

waltz & goodnight