[Callers] 4 couple set Chorus Jig
Jerome Grisanti via Callers
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Mon Jul 17 20:01:16 PDT 2017
I get it now, thanks!
"Whatever you do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius and power
and magic in it." --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
On Mon, Jul 17, 2017 at 10:38 AM, Chet Gray <chetgray+sharedweight at gmail.com
> 4 couple longways proper (or whatever, it really doesn't matter much for
> this dance, only if you you care about what role your corners are). Stretch
> the set out in your mental picture. The contra corners pattern is Ts for
> everyone instead of Ys for the actives as it typically is.
> — Chet Gray
> dance caller
> Louisville, KY
> (502) 419-7008 <+1-502-419-7008>
> On Sun, Jul 16, 2017 at 10:51 PM, Jerome Grisanti via Callers <
> callers at lists.sharedweight.net> wrote:
>> What's the starting formation -- four couple longways proper? I'm having
>> trouble picturing all turn contra corners but perhaps I'm missing something.
>> Jerome Grisanti
>> 660-528-0858 <(660)%20528-0858>
>> "Whatever you do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius and
>> power and magic in it." --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
>> On Sun, Jul 16, 2017 at 7:37 PM, Yoyo Zhou via Callers <
>> callers at lists.sharedweight.net> wrote:
>>> Hi callers,
>>> I've been looking for a funky dance, a variation on Chorus Jig for 4
>>> couples, alternating, everybody turns contra corners. Does anyone know who
>>> to thank for it?
>>> (I remember dancing it at one of the Monte Toyon camps (Spring Fever or
>>> Queer Contra Camp) but I can't remember which! For bonus points, I'd love
>>> to figure out whom I learned it from.)
>>> The dance goes like this:
>>> A1: top couple down the outside and back
>>> B1: top couple down the middle and back, cast off with 2s
>>> C: all turn contra corners in the middle
>>> (All turn partner right 3/4, 1st corner left 1, parter right 1/2,
>>> 2nd corner left 1.
>>> It looks like a wave of 8 down the middle.)
>>> B2: all balance and swing partner; end swing facing up (?)
>>> (? = Do you alternate facing up/down?)
>>> Then, every other time, alternate: the bottom couple goes up the set and
>>> casts off with the 3s. So the 1s and 2s just change places with each other,
>>> and the 3s and 4s change places with each other, and everyone has a turn.
>>> Yoyo Zhou
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