I think I've actually heard Arizona Twirl from somewhere as well. In the interest of keeping the lexicon as small as possible, why not just say "with inside hands, twirl to swap" or similar?
-Don On Sun, Mar 24, 2019 at 9:03 PM Tepfer, Seth via Callers < firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > I believe Rick Mohr called it a Nevada twirl in one of his dances. > ------------------------------ > *From:* Andy Shore <square.a.sh...@gmail.com> > *Sent:* Sunday, March 24, 2019 6:53:43 PM > *To:* Tepfer, Seth > *Cc:* callers > *Subject:* [External] Re: [Callers] Opposite StarThru and functional > difference in LD v Slide > > > > On Thu, Mar 21, 2019 at 9:57 AM Tepfer, Seth via Callers < > email@example.com> wrote: > > Two questions: > > 1) We have box the gnat (right hand to right hand), swat the flea (left > hand to left hand), and star thru (Lark/Gent right hand to Lady/Raven left > hand). What is the name of the opposite of a star thru (Lark/Gent left > hand to Lady/Raven right hand)? > > > > MWSD offers one option, probably not a term to use in a contra setting. > > *Arky Star Thru* is a position dependent (rather than dance role > dependent version): > > From Facing Couples. > Beaus do the Boys part, and Belles do the Girls part of a Star Thru. > (Everybody uses the inside hand) > Ends in Facing Couples. > https://www.ceder.net/oldcalls/viewsingle.php?RecordId=155 > > > This is not exactly what you asked for, which is to use the OTHER HAND > than typical of your role, but independent of your position. > > *Left Star Thru (edited slightly)* > From a boy facing a girl: boy holds left hand up and girl places her right > palm against it. boy steps forward and does a quarter left as the girl > passes the boy left shoulders under the raised arms and does a quarter > right. Finishes as a couple. > https://www.ceder.net/oldcalls/viewsingle.php?RecordId=3616 > > > Note that Bob Isaacs uses "Jersey Twirl" for a wrong-side California Twirl > with the Lark going under. > > Note that California Twirl (and Jersey Twirl) are 180˚ turns, while Star > Thru and Arky Star Thru are 90˚ turns. > > /Andy Shore > > > > ------------------------------ > > This e-mail message (including any attachments) is for the sole use of > the intended recipient(s) and may contain confidential and privileged > information. If the reader of this message is not the intended > recipient, you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution > or copying of this message (including any attachments) is strictly > prohibited. > > If you have received this message in error, please contact > the sender by reply e-mail message and destroy all copies of the > original message (including attachments). > _______________________________________________ > List Name: Callers mailing list > List Address: Callers@lists.sharedweight.net > Archives: https://firstname.lastname@example.org/ >
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