I like that, Tom. With just a little tug from the gent to redirect the lady's momentum into the allemande (and he can keep moving, anticipating his subsequent allemande). The 3 x 1/2 alle becomes a neat twist.
I case anyone cares, I mind-danced Tom's idea to this tune. Very cool result. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ocxkWekLBIc Thanks, Ken On 8 April 2018 at 23:01, Tom Hinds <twhi...@earthlink.net> wrote: > I don't think you should make an ocean wave. To get a satisfying swing > the dancers will have to do the arm turns as you describe. You have three > arm turns which comes to 6 beats and I always allow for two extra beats > when there are busy transitions so the dancers would get approx and 8 beat > swing, maybe more with energetic, experienced dancers. > > Sent from my iPad > > > On Apr 8, 2018, at 8:59 PM, K Panton via Callers < > email@example.com> wrote: > > > > I am need of some choreographic gerrymandering from the braintrust. > > > > I have the flow the way I want in a dance that first gelled about 10 > years but when some folks walked it through for me, more recently, they > said, "uh, Ken, I'm not swinging my N, it's my P." > > > > "Dang," said I. > > > > Here's the dance. the problem is "How do I get neighbours who are beside > each other in an ocean wave (A1) to the other side of the set for a swing?" > (A2) (short of calling on Mr. Scott for a teleport) > > > > So, I need the first half of A2. > > > > Return from Vulcan Becket > > > > A1 (8) Cir L 1.0 > > (8) Slide left and cir 3/4 the next couple to a wavy line. > > A2 (4,6,8?) (balance wave, not critical) get gent to other side of set > with neighbour [hmmm... Ladies alle L 1/2, P alle R 1/2, Gents alle L 1/2 - > I'm not convinced] > > (12,10,8?) N Swing > > B1 (8) Gents alle L 1.5 > > (8) Scoop P in star promenade/B'fly Whirl > > B2 (8) Ladies alle R 1.5 while gents orbit CCW > > (8) P Swing > > > > > > Thanks for any ideas. > > > > Ken Panton > > _______________________________________________ > > List Name: Callers mailing list > > List Address: Callers@lists.sharedweight.net > > Archives: https://firstname.lastname@example.org/ > >
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