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20180824 sugar hill

user: Allison Jonjak

Table of Contents

  1. Bowl of Cherries by Sue Rosen
  2. Du Quoin Races by Orace Johnson
  3. Rod's Grits by Bill Olson

Bowl of Cherries

by: Sue Rosen

introduces moves: do si do, swing, promenade, chain, allemande, circle, roll away, cross trails

formation: improper

A1 8
neighbors do si do once
8
neighbors swing
A2 8
neighbors promenade
8
ladles chain
B1 8
ladles allemande right once
8
partners swing
B2 8
circle left 3 places
4
gentlespoons roll away neighbors with a half sashay
4
cross trails - partners across the set right shoulders, neighbors along the set left shoulders ⁋

With neighbor along the set roll away with half sashay (ladles rolling from left to right)

Du Quoin Races

by: Orace Johnson

introduces moves: balance the ring, form an ocean wave, balance, form long waves, box circulate, slide along set

formation: Becket

A1 4
balance the ring
4
pass through to an ocean wave - ladles by left in the center, partners by right on the sides
4
balance
4
partners allemande right ¾ to
A2 0
form long waves - ladles face in, gentlespoons face out
8
balance & box circulate - ladles cross while gentlespoons loop right
8
balance & box circulate - gentlespoons cross while ladles loop right
B1 8
partners swing (on your home side)
4
circle left 2 places
4
gentlespoons roll away neighbors with a half sashay across the set
B2 4
circle left 2 places
4
gentlespoons roll away partners with a half sashay
4
circle left 2 places
2
slide left along set ⁋

Orace Johnson note (that helps date the dance): To “pass through to an ocean wave," begin to pass through across the set. Ladles catch each other's left hand and turn just 1/4 as the gentlespoons cross all the way, turn right, and take partners’ right hands to form wavy lines-of-4 across.

available: http://dancevideos.childgrove.org/contra/contra-modern/205-duquoin-races

Rod's Grits

by: Bill Olson

introduces moves: box the gnat, star, right left through, pass through

formation: improper

A1 8
neighbors balance & box the gnat
8
star right - wrist grip - 4 places
A2 8
right left through
8
ladles do si do 1½
B1 16
partners balance & swing
B2 8
partners promenade
6
circle left 3 places
2
pass through ⁋