Thanks Kalia, I think I did write that back in 2014. I called it Circsplosion, and originally had a two hand turn one way, and then back the other way; but DSD and then turn seems nice too.
Might have been independently created; but you can blame me for it ;-) Glad it's been useful for you. On Wed, May 15, 2019 at 11:46 PM Kalia Kliban via Callers < email@example.com> wrote: > One resource that Luke didn't mention which I have found very useful is > Thomas Green's barn dance website: > https://barndances.org.uk/ > You can sort by formation, level of difficulty, dance name, etc. I've > gotten a lot of goodies here. > > A dance that I picked up a few years back (and thought was by Luke but > apparently it isn't) and have gotten a lot of use out of is Circle > Shuffle. I call it Middle Muddle, and now have no idea who wrote it. > Works well for adults too. > A1 (8) Partner Do-si-do > (8) Partner two hand turn > A2 (8) Circle left > (8) Circle right > B1 (8) Into middle/out > (8) Into middle/out > B2 Promenade through the middle of the circle to a new spot. > > If your group is on the large side, you may want to change it to > B1 Into the middle and back, then all promenade through the middle to > the other side (the chaos of which will extend all the way through B2). > If your group is a little better at sorting themselves out, then the > extra into the middle and back as written might fit just fine. > > On 5/15/2019 6:45 AM, Luke Donforth via Callers wrote: > > Hi Charles, > > > > I'm tweaking the subject line slightly to help the next person find this > > in the archive ;-) > > As Bree Kalb mentioned, Linda Leslie has a wonderful collection. > > <http://lindalesliecaller.contracorner.com/dances/very-easy-dances.html> > > > > There are also a lot of resources available at New England Dancing > Masters: > > https://dancingmasters.com/shop/ > > a lot of those books are geared at school programs, and I think would > > work well for you. > > > > *Other people's dances:* > > > > Heel Toe Polka: > > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=46K4V6xmOww > > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6yHDJSpy9H0 > > I hadn't seen it with the clapping version, but these were the top hits > > on YouTube. > > You could get rid of the "pass through" and make it go back the other > way. > > > > Les Saluts https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nt31bYsU5BY (note: AAB tune) > > > > Kings & Queens (from the NEDM books, written by Peter Amidon) > > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FmiKhGl59xM > ... > _______________________________________________ > List Name: Callers mailing list > List Address: Callers@lists.sharedweight.net > Archives: https://firstname.lastname@example.org/ > -- Luke Donforth luke.donfo...@gmail.com <luke.do...@gmail.com>
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