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
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 <
> firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
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