by Tom Hinds
Ladies allemand-L 1.5,
to change places(8).
DTHall line4, ONEs next to TWOs(6), turn as a couple(2).
Come back UTHall(6), bend the line(2)...
...Circle left 3-places(8). Nbr swing(8).
by Don Lennartson
[BECKET: ID-dir-prog, THEN Becketize! Huge oval circle. ]
[Same two] Ladies chain(8). Long lines(8);
keep hands, and connect at the ends to make a huge oval.
Oval right(8) [“Ovaltine”].
Oval left(8) [“OvalTang”].
[Original foursomes] Circle-left(8).
[C'mon back with a] Left-hand star(8) all the way around
[Gent in front of his partner].
[Ladies look right and] Allemand-R the
new nbr-lady coming toward you(8).
Partner-swing(8), on the side.
Friday Night Fever
by Tony Parkes
Gents Allemand-left 1.5 (8).
With partner, promenade across(8).
[Face partner] Square-Through
[Across the set:
Prtnr R-hand bal and pull-by(4+2);
w.nbr L-hand pull-by(2);
w.prtnr bal and pull-by(4+2);
to face new NBR.
by Gene Hubert.
Teaching: Pass-through one-couple so that folks have a couple to
look for. (As usual, put lady on right.)]
[New nbrs, hand-4]
Ring-balance(4), then ladies trade places passing R-shoulder(4).
Ring-bal(4), with nbr California twirl [to face a new couple].
With new couple circle-left(8)
[gents, your shadow is in your L-hand].
With partner bal&swing(4+12).
Rights-and-lefts across(8). Ladies chain(8).
Cows are Watching
by Bill Pope
[BECKET: (Rev-progression dance.) Id DIR-PROG.
Hands4, then rotate Right one click]
Long lines(8). Ladies R-allemand 1.5 (8).
Gent rolls away his Partner, across the set
[from L-to-R](4), as he sashays R-to-L.
[He travels further than she, so as to start the weave.]
As a couple, weave left(4), weave right(4) [so you've gone around just
Gents snag L-hands then
L-allemand 1x(8). Swing partner(8).
by Don Flaherty
Bal-the-ring then petronella(8).
Bal-the-ring(4). Nbr swing(12) on the side.
Ladies 1.5 in the middle(8),
partner swing(8) on the side.
Ring-bal(4), California twirl(4).
by Erik Hoffman
[4-FACING-4, Becket. (Take hands4 with couple
in front of you, turn it one click to the left.)
Before becketizing, identify your
“Travel Buddies ”
in your short line4.
Crooked tune, 16×5=80 beats]
Circle left 3-places(6),
to a new set(2), to
Swing your new nbr(8).
[End in BECKET, facing partner, next to nbr, in two groups-of-four.]
[Four] Long lines, fwd&back(8).
Gents allemand-L 1.5 into(8)…
a long Wavy line of eight folk, your partner in your R-hand.
Rory O'More [wavy-bal, R-L, slide right catch
L-hands, bal L-R, slide left, snag R-hands](4+4+4+4).
Major [or Half] Hey-for-Eight(16).
Partner bal&swing(4+12); end in Becket formation.
by Ruth Ungar
[IMPROPER: Do the Contra Stretch! Hands4,
identify ONEs, and DIR-PROG.]
Circle left halfway, ring-balance(4+4).
Circle left halfway, ring-balance(4+4).
In your rings-of-four, starting on the side:
Square-Through 4 places
[R-to-Nbr, L-to-partner, R-to-Nbr, L-to-partner](2+2+2+2) .
Nbr 1.5(8) on the side, to progress.
End facing original-dir
[facing away from the couple you have been dancing with].
ONEs separate and go down outside TWOs, meet and continue down to split next TWOs;
ONEs now separate and back-up outside those TWOs, meet and back-up through previous TWOs,
ready to form the circle to start the dance again
[TWOs should oscillate in and out to make room]
[Lizard walk variant:
the TWOs can move up the set and back to share the work with the ONEs.]
by Jerry Blum, Patti Gutwein, John Lenarduzz,
Kathryn C. Millis, Josh Moses, Dave Notman,
Bill Olson, Kate Power, Cary Ravitz
[4-FACING-4: Has the “Awful Ladies” move.]
In line facing you. The couple on the diagonal has your
1st-nbr. In the couple across from you
is your 2nd-nbr.
You are facing your “Original Direction”.
Gents, you have 3 swings, each ending facing a
different direction. Your Partner-swing ends facing your
Lines-of-four, foward and back(8).
Up/down: In little-groups-of-four, ladies start a half-hey(8).
“All four ladies, chain halfway.”
The four ladies
do a R-hands-across-star, halfway round till they see their first-nbr(8).
Swing that nbr(8), ending facing across the set (i.e, like in long lines).
In your new little-groups-of-four, gents allemand-L
1.5(8) to your second-nbr.
ending facing Reverse Direction.
Face your partner, hands-4, circle left.
[Up/down in your new little-groups-of-four]
Circle left 3-places(8).
Swing partner, end facing Original Direction, in your line-of-four.
A Pirate's Life for Me
by Nathaniel Jack
[IMPROPER: Id DIR-PROG for the ]
Pass through to an ocean wave(4) [“pass the ocean”],
bal-the-wave(4). Everyone spin/slide right, with Gents sliding
two places to snag L-hands(3); Gents
L-allemand to face partner(5).
Ladies dosido 1.5(8).
current nbr(8), to face new nbr.
Weave the Line
by Kathy Anderson
[IMPROPER: Double-progression. 3 sets of nbrs]
Lefthand star(8) [sugg.: wrist-grip star].
[Hang on to your partner]
Veer left around NBRs#1, veer right around NBRs#2 (4+4).
[As individuals] DoSiDo your nbr#3 (8).
[Look behind you] Bal&Swing(4+12) nbr#2.
Actives swing(8) [“One's swing, Two's frame”.]