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2016-03-14 Louisville

user: Chet Gray

Table of Contents

  1. Woods Hole Jig

  2. Spoot the Dog

  3. The Barn Mixer

  4. Delphiniums and Daisies by Tanya Rotenberg
  5. 3, 33-33 by Steve Zakon-Anderson
  6. Don't Think, Dance

  7. Equivalent Exchange, Aborted

  8. Midwest Folklore by Orace Johnson
  9. 20 Below by Bill Olson

Woods Hole Jig

Spoot the Dog

The Barn Mixer

Delphiniums and Daisies

by: Tanya Rotenberg

introduces moves: allemande, chain, hey, swing, circle

formation: improper

A1 8
neighbors allemande left 1½
8
ladles chain
A2 16
hey, ladles lead ladles right, neighbors left, gentlespoons right, partner left
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.

3, 33-33

by: Steve Zakon-Anderson

introduces moves: pull by dancers, box the gnat, long lines, do si do

formation: improper

A1 4
____ balance & pull by right 1st neighbor
4
____ pull by left 2nd neighbor
8
neighbors balance & box the gnat 3rd neighbor
A2 4
____ pull by right 3rd neighbor
4
____ pull by left 2nd neighbor
8
neighbors swing
B1 8
circle left 3 places
8
partners swing
B2 8
long lines forward & back
8
ladles do si do 1½ to progress

Entered to test multiple neighbor interactions.

Original at https://www.cambridgefolk.org.uk/contra/dances/steve_zakon/three_33_33.html

A1
Face N. Balance, then pull by R then, continuing along the line, pull by L the next.(2nd N) With the 3rd N, bal & box the gnat to reverse directions. then go back the way you came to N 1 for a swing.
Give right to neighbour, balance forward and back and chain right and left
give right to next, balance forward and back and box the gnat to face back the way you came
A2

chain right and left to meet your original neighbour, swing neighbour
B1

circle left three quarters
swing partner
B2

lines forward and back
ladies do si do once and a half to progress

Don't Think, Dance

Equivalent Exchange, Aborted

Midwest Folklore

by: Orace Johnson

This dance is not published.

20 Below

by: Bill Olson

introduces moves: balance, custom

formation: Becket

Nice to start with a couple out at the top because the progression is in A2
Last time thru likewise should start with a couple out at top

A1 8
circle left 3 places to wavy line across, L in cntr
4
balance wave
4
move forward to new wavy line (progression)
A2 8
balance the wave
8
neighbors swing
B1 8
gentlespoons allemande left 1½
8
half hey, ladles lead start partners right shoulder
B2 16
partners balance & swing (start again with same neighbors)

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