Well, actually, that half a LH star in the middle is how Dutch Crossing
handles crossing heys. Here's Lisa Greenleaf calling it.
<https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0m8jPFEvteY> It took a group of
experienced dancers the better part of two hours to get it, but it was
REALLY FUN once we did. Not sure about calling it on a regular night dance,
but maybe at a weekend! Love it. :):)
-Cara

On Tue, Apr 3, 2018 at 9:22 PM, Mac Mckeever via Callers <
callers@lists.sharedweight.net> wrote:

> that looks like pretty challenging timing in B1 - you might want to
> eliminate the balance in B2 and just let everyone sing whent they get there
>
> That X formation will be unfamiliar and hard to recreate at the end of B2
>
> Mac
>
>
> On Tuesday, April 3, 2018, 8:04:49 PM CDT, Luke Donforth via Callers <
> callers@lists.sharedweight.net> wrote:
>
>
> Hello all,
>
> I was playing around with a new (?) composition; and since it's a 4x4,
> it's unlikely I'll get a house-party together to test it any time soon. I'd
> appreciate feedback on flow (would it work), timing (is it too much?) and
> how you'd teach it. I'm especially curious if something similar exists in
> the square dance repertoire; specifically the figure used in B1
>
> Tamlin's Cross
> Bent 4x4 (i.e. 4x4 formation, but with couples facing into the middle on
> an X, instead of straight up and down in lines of four)
>
> A1
> (4) All 8 go into the middle and shout
> (4) Gents roll partners away on the way out
> (8) Neighbor Do-Si-Do
> A2
> (16) Neighbor Balance and Swing (square the set and face in)
> B1
> (8) Gents left hands across star 1x
> (8) start passing neighbor you swung by right, all 8 half hey through,
> then turn away from neighbor you swung
> B2
> (16) Partner Balance and Swing
> End the swing facing new couple, having swapped sides with your
> trail-buddy couple
>
> For the half hey through, all 8 folks are moving at the same time. At the
> end of A2, there are couples in head and side position (nobody is with
> their partner). The heads are heying up and down, while the sides are
> heying across. When four people of the same role come into the middle, what
> would normally be a left shoulder pass is (in my mind's eye) half of a left
> hand star
>
> I look forward to hearing your thoughts.
> Thanks
>
> --
> Luke Donforth
> luke.donfo...@gmail.com <luke.do...@gmail.com>
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