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Melrose, 08Sep2017, Fri.[JK Program]

Mossman Hall, 7:30PM-10PM. Band: Possum trot: Laura Price (fiddle). Pete (banjo/guitar, Sound), Eleta (pennywhistle), Sucsy. Benny McDowell (keyboard).

Simplicity Swing by Becky Hill.
[IMPROPER: Identify ONEs/TWOs, and direction of progression.]
Nbr bal&swing(4+12).
Circle left 3-places(8). Partner swing(8).
Long-lines(8). Ladies chain [to nbr](8).
Star-L 4-places(8). Next Nbr dosido(8).
OR: A2: Long-lines and Gents take partner back to Gents side(8). Partner swing(8).
VideoCameraJean Gorrindo | Celtic Spring. VideoCameraLinda Leslie, calling the give&take variant.
Heartbeat Contra by Don Flaherty.
[IMPROPER:]
Bal-the-ring then petronella(8). Bal-the-ring, petronella(8).
Bal-the-ring(4). Nbr swing(12) on the side.
Ladies gypsy 1.5 in the middle(8), partner swing(8) on the side.
Circle-left 3-places(8). Ring-bal(4), California twirl(4).
VideoCameraHank Morris | Contraversial.
Bugaboo by Chris Page.
[IMPROPER: Slip-jig. Teaching: Pass thru one couple; the couple-out stands reversed, with Lady on Left.]
[Current nbr] NBR box-the-Gnat(3), then Pull-by-R(3).
[With] With prev.NBR: Swat-the-flea(3), then Pull-by-L(3).

[Back to curr.nbr] Current NBR swing(12).
Gents cross the set by L-shoulder(3). Partner swing(9).
[Quick] Ladies-chain(6). Crosstrails though(6). [Pass ptr-R across the set, pass nbr-L along the set, to face New nbr. ]
Dance All Night by Rick Mohr.
[4-FACING-4]
Short-lines, F&Back(8). Swing corner(8); end in square formation.
Ladies star-R all-way-round(8) [back to their corner gent]. Allemand-L your corner, [all-way-round] till you face your partner(8).
[Give R-hand to partner, pull-by] Grand-Right-and-Left(10). Partner dosido(6).
Partner bal&swing(4+12), end facing Dir-Prog..
VideoCameraSarah Van Norstrand | Perpetual E-motion.

VideoCameraGaye Fifer | Mean Lids.
Mad Frederick by Jonathan King. (2017Aug05)
[IMPROPER:]
[Face across] With (“New”) nbrs, mad-robin, Gents sliding left in front of nbr-lady(8). [As ladies come back to place] Ladies snag R-hands to allemand-R 1.5 (8),
Partner gypsy, [melt into a] swing(4+12) [gents home side].
DTHall line4, ONEs left of TWOs(4), center-couple Cal-twirl(4) [outsides turn alone to make G1,G2,L1,L2]. Come back UTHall(6), bend the line(2)...
...Circle RIGHT 3-places(8). Nbr swing(8).
An homage to Tom Hinds' fine Frederick Contra. Written in the shower that morning, then called at Cocoa Beach that evening.
Wizard's Walk 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) . Gypsy Nbr 1.5(8) on the side, to progress.
Partner bal&swing(4+12) this swing is across the set, so needs extra room. End facing original-dir [facing away from the couple you have been dancing with].
Wizard's walk: Sliding doors. ONEs separate and go down outside TWOs, meet and continue down to split next TWOs;
Reverse. 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.]

ONEs prog. off the bottom, prtnr-swing across the set, end facing UP, becoming TWOs. There'll be TWOs in front of you. Some ONEs will go around them, then split you.
VideoCameraTed Steele | ?. VideoCameraAt Scout house.

Waltz and Break.
Cortland Fancy by David Smukler. [4-FACING-4: ]
Short-lines, F&Back(8). Four-Ladies chain(8) [hands-across star]. Power-courtesy-turn to face across.
Ladies chain across the hall(8). Power-turn to face up/down [face partner], Ladies chain to partner..
[You're a couple facing a couple] These four, star-L(8). Come back with a star-R(8).
[Hands-eight] Circle-L halfway(8). Partner swing(8), to face DOProgression.
Hurrpocalypse by Jonathan King. (Written Fri.08Sep2017)
[BECKET: Slide-left to Ladies chain]
[New] Ladies chain(8), into Mad-Robin(8) [around NBR].
[“Whirlwind”] Ladies allemand-L 1.5 (8), meanwhile Gents orbit [clockwise, to the other side of the set] interlocking by passing R-shoulders.
Nbr-swing(8) [on lady's home side].
Gents pass L-shoulders to start a full hey (8+8).
Gents cross one more time, [L-shoulders] to swing partner(2+6). Circle left all way, then Slide-Left to new NBRs(8).
Written on Friday, 08Sep2017 in “honor ” of the category-5 hurricane, Irma, that is about to hit Florida.
24th of October by Don Lennartson.
[BECKET: Circulate]
Long-lines(8). Ladies chain [to nbr](8).
Left-hand star [4-places](8) [this is the progression]. New nbr allemand-R 1.5 into a wavy-oval around the set(8), Gents facing in.
Balance the wave(4). Circulate(4) into a new oval [Gents cross to Prtnr's place; Ladies arc right into Nbr's place].
Balance(4). Circulate(4) [Ladies cross, Gents arc].

Balance(4). Circulate(4) [Gents cross, Ladies arc]. Partner swing(8).
VideoCameraDiane Silver.
Sleepless at Pinewoods by Bob Isaacs.
[IMPROPER: Identify gent's home side]
[R-L-Grand] Nbr1 pull-by R, nbr2 pull-by L, nbr3 pull-by R (2+2+2). Nbr4 allemande-L, nbr3 pull-by R, nbr2 pull-by L(6+2+2).
[When you go out on the star, immediately face your partner (don't change places), give R-hand to partner, and pull-by in the R-L-Grand. When you return, then put the lady on the right].

Nbr1 bal&swing(4+12).
Circle-L 3-places(6). Partner swing(10) [on Gent's home side].
Ladies chain to Nbr1 (8). Star-L [all the way round](8).
VideoCameraGeorge Marshall | Wild Asparagus.
VideoCamera(private home) | Heather and Claire.

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