This is a building block. I would never call another contra corners in the
same evening. In St. Louis, where we often dance contra corners, there
would rarely be the need for "contra corners for dummies" version. I did
call it once inSt. Louis this last year, but that  was to help revive the
triplet.

On Thu, Feb 21, 2019 at 7:14 AM Mac Mckeever via Callers <
callers@lists.sharedweight.net> wrote:

> My concern with introducing CC in  triplet is if you do that and then turn
> around and do it in a contra you have done it twice in one program - and
> probably very close together.  I wouldn't want to do that
>
> Mac McKeever
>
> On Thursday, February 21, 2019, 12:12:29 AM CST, Chris Page via Callers <
> callers@lists.sharedweight.net> wrote:
>
>
> Like many others, I recommend a triplet or 3-face-3. You're not going
> out of your minor set, and not everyone's active all the time.
>
> I recommend:
> Corner Triplet (Linda Leslie)
> Melanie's Triplet (Melanie Axel-Lute)
> Microchasmic Triplet (Ann Fallon)
>
> or
>
> Down by the Riverside (3-face-3 by Melanie Axel-Lute)
>
> I don't recommend Ted's Triplet #7, because it also includes a proper
> right-and-left through, which many people these days are more
> unfamiliar with than contra corners.
>
> -Chris Page
> San Diego, CA
>
> On Wed, Feb 20, 2019 at 1:38 PM Hannah Chamb via Callers
> <callers@lists.sharedweight.net> wrote:
> >
> > Hi all, first time posting here!
> >
> > I'm new-ish to calling and I've yet to call contra corners. I think I'm
> up for the challenge and could teach the figure itself, but I still think
> it's a tricky one for dancers in all but the most experienced crowds. A few
> callers I know have advised me to build up to a challenging figure like
> contra corners over the course of an evening by calling dances that echo
> the skills the dancers will need later.
> >
> > With that in mind, what dances would you call early in the evening in a
> mixed-level group that would help "teach" dancers the skills they need to
> be successful at contra corners?
> >
> > I've been thinking I should include an easy proper-ish dance, and maybe
> a dance with allemandes outside the minor set... anything else come to mind?
> >
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Hannah Chamberlain
> > Westbrook, ME
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