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2017-01-09 Cincinnati, Sweet Corn String Band

user: Chet Gray

Table of Contents

  1. La String Bean by Ron T. Blechner
  2. Appetizer

  3. Heartbeat Contra by Don Flaherty
  4. Butter by Gene Hubert
  5. Sweet September by Myra Hirschberg
  6. Don't Think, Dance

  7. Kimmswick Express by Gene Hubert
  8. Petronella Swing Break by Chris Page
  9. Sarah's Journey by Gene Hubert
  10. Rock the Cradle, Joe

La String Bean

by: Ron T. Blechner

introduces moves: custom, turn alone, allemande, do si do, swing, promenade

formation: circle mixer

A1 8
ladles to the center and back
2
gentlespoons to the center
4
gentlespoons turn alone
2
gentlespoons go back
A2 8
partners allemande left 1½ (gentlespoons progress CCW, ladles progress CW)
8
next neighbors do si do once (now your partner)
B1 16
partners balance & swing
B2 16
partners promenade along the set on the right

Appetizer

Heartbeat Contra

by: Don Flaherty

introduces moves: petronella, balance the ring, gyre, circle, balance, California twirl

formation: improper

A1 8
balance & petronella
8
balance & petronella
A2 4
balance the ring
12
neighbors swing
B1 8
ladles gyre 1½
8
partners swing
B2 8
circle left 3 places
4
partners balance
4
partners California twirl

Butter

by: Gene Hubert

introduces moves: slide along set, long lines, chain, hey

formation: Becket

A1 0
slide left along set to new neighbors
8
circle left 3 places
8
neighbors swing
A2 8
long lines forward & back
8
ladles chain
B1 16
hey, ladles lead
B2 16
partners balance & swing

Sweet September

by: Myra Hirschberg

introduces moves: star, meltdown swing

formation: improper

A1 8
neighbors allemande left 1½
8
ladles chain
A2 8
star left - hands across - 4 places, then ladles drop out
8
gentlespoons allemande left once
B1 16
partners meltdown swing
B2 8
circle left 3 places
8
neighbors swing

Note: Dancers should be warned to end the neighbor swing in good time for the neighbor allemande.

Written for the wedding of our friends Eric and Heather.

Don't Think, Dance

Kimmswick Express

by: Gene Hubert

This dance is not published.

Petronella Swing Break

by: Chris Page

This dance is not published.

Sarah's Journey

by: Gene Hubert

introduces moves: box the gnat, pull by dancers, right left through

formation: improper

A1 4
neighbors box the gnat
4
gentlespoons pull by left
8
partners swing
A2 8
circle left 4 places
8
partners do si do once
B1 4
partners box the gnat
4
ladles pull by left
8
neighbors swing
B2 8
right left through
8
star left 4 places

Rock the Cradle, Joe