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Cranbury Hey
Ed Potter
Improper triple minor (1st couples improper)
Intermediate
Reel or jig with moderate tempo
A1 (16) Full mirror hey in each line. 1s face down to start; others face up, ends together, middles bulge.
A2 (16) 1s down the center (improper), turn as a couple, dance to the top (proper) and cast off.
B1 (16) 1s turn contra corners.
B2 (16) 1s balance and swing; finish facing down, ready to start again.


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Cranbury Reel
Ed Potter
Duple improper
Intermediate
Moderate tempo reel
A1 (8) Do-si-do neighbors.
(8) Do-si-do partners (all)
A2 (8) Allemande left neighbors.
(8) All swing partners. Finish with 1s facing down, 2s facing up.
B1 (8) 1s go down the outside while 2s go up the center. All turn alone.
(8) 1s up the outside while 2s go down the center. Meet neighbor and turn with 2 hands.
----- (Man 1 and lady 2 turn ccw; man 2 and lady 1 turn cw) Finish facing across ready for:
B2 (16) Ladies chain over and back.


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Crossing the Quinnipiac
Jim Gregory
Improper Longways
Intermediate to Experienced
Staten Island or another solid tune with strong beats for the balances 4 counts into B1 and B2
When Jim has gigs to his east he finds himself crossing the Quinnipiac River by one route or another. Doing this dance, you too may pass yourself going the other way. Jim first called it in 1994 for a New Haven crowd that made it clear that they like the River much more than the Route 1 Q-bridge.
A1 (8) Right hand star
(8) Neighbors swing
A2 (8) Long lines forward & back
(8) Ladies chain across
B1 (4) All pass thru across
(12) Partner balance & swing
B2 (4) Men allemande left just 1/2 while Ladies reach in with left hands to form star
(4) All balance the star
(8) Turn that left hand star


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East Litchfield Volunteers
Jim Gregory
Improper Longways
Beginner
even well-phrased reels
Jim wrote and debuted this dance for a party one night in the new fire hall in East Litchfield Ct. It impressed him that the dedicated Firefighters had done all the carpentry work--as volunteers. In the years since, this dance has often been the first contra of the night.
A1 (8) Circle left
(8) Circle right
A2 (8) Neighbors allemande right
(8) Neighbors allemande left
B1 (8) Neighbors do-si-do
(8) Neighbors swing (to progress)
B2 (8) Long lines forward & back
(8) Active couples swing--face down to next couple


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Exit 28
Allan Brozek
Becket, progressing left
Intermediate
 
A1 (8) Circle left 3/4, end facing neighbor (notice who it is)
(4) Pass through
(4) With neighbor #2, allemand left once around
A2 (16) Original neighbors balance and swing, end facing across
B1 (8) Ladies chain on the right diagonal
(8) Long lines forward and back
B2 (8) Star left once around (partners are in different stars)
(8) Partners swing, end facing across


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A Gig with the Wingnuts
Christine Hale
Improper duple minor
Easy--Intermediate
The band's favorite 32 bar straight tunes
This was written to honor Mickey, John, Kasha and Peter--who said, "We're wingin' in and we're nuts."
A1 (8) With neighbor do-si-do
(8) Circle left
A2 (8) Star right
(8) With neighbor, swing face across
B1 (4) Gents allemande left 1/2 (pull across)
(12) With partner swing, face across
B2 (8) Right & left across
(8) Ladies chain, face up or down to new neighbor


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Gypsy Reel
John Ivan
Improper
Intermediate
 
A1 (16) Gypsy your neighbor and swing
A2 (8) Ladies gypsy left 1 & 1/2, end facing shadows on the left diagonal
----- Note: The ladies are in center and gents outside. The shadows are to the gents' lefts.
(8) Shadows gypsy right, end facing partners
B1 (16) Partners gypsy and swing, end facing facing across
B2 (8) With neighbors, circle left 3/4
(8) Do-si-do your neighbor


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HANDS OFF!!! IT'S HOT IN HERE!!!
Steve Holland
Duple improper
easy intermediate
 
Steve wrote this for an evening dance when the weather was sweltering. The only touching happens in the swings and one courtesy turn.
A1 (8) Neighbor do-si-do
(8) Neighbor gypsy 1 & 1/2
A2 (8) Men start half hey for 4 by left shoulder
(8) Neighbor swing
B1 (4) Ladies cross the set
(12) Partner swing
B2 (8) Right and left thru
(8) Promenade clockwise single file (in own group of 4) 3/4 around; pass thru to next neighbor
----- Note: You can substitute and circle left 3/4 instead of the single file promenade if desired.


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HCD Dancefest Reel
Christine Hale
Improper
Easy
 
A1 (8) Balance ring; ladies trade places
(8) Balance ring; gents trade places
A2 (8) Circle left
(8) Neighbor swing; face across
B1 (8) Circle left 3/4; partner swing
B2 (8) Long lines forward and back
(8) Balance & gents trade places
(Turn your back on this neighbor and see the next)


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Hello Cambridge
Allan Brozek
Becket, progressing left, double progression
Intermediate to Difficult
A1 (8) With shadows, allemand left
(8) With partners, swing
A2 (8) Long lines forward and back
(8) Circle left 3/4
B1 (4) Balance the circle
(8) Weave past two neighbors along the line (passing 1st by the right and 2nd by the left)
(4) Swing with third neighbor, end facing across
B2 (4) Ladies give right hands to each other and pull by
(8) Partners allemand left 1 & 1/2
(4) Men join right hands to form a wavy line across
----- Balance the line, and step forward to shadows


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Here's to the Ladies
Christine Hale
Becket (2s cross over), progressing left
Intermediate
 
This dance has a slightly unusual start in that the 2s cross over--not the 1s before shifting into Becket. The dance actually starts with the lady on the gent's left--but it doesn't last long because the partner swing immediately following the ladies' gypsy fixes things. Many dancers wouldn't even notice, but if you have an experienced crowd, the dance will feel funny at the start. After the start, the whole thing flows and no one will notice.
A1 (8) Ladies gypsy
(8) Partners swing, end facing across
A2 (8) Ladies chain across
(8) Star left, end with ladies turning back to face neighbors
----- Note: Instruct ladies to turn out, over their right shoulders
B1 (16) Neighbors gypsy and swing, end facing across
B2 (8) Long lines forward and back
(6) Circle left 3/4
(2) With ladies in lead, shift left along the side to next couple


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Here's to the Men
Christine Hale
Becket, progressing right
Intermediate
 
A1 (8) Long lines forward and back
(8) Circle right 3/4, and pass through
A2 (8) New neighbors allemande right 1 & 1/2
(8) Gents chain to their partners
B1 (16) Gents start a left-shoulder hey
B2 (16) Partners balance and swing, end facing across


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Holiday in the Wood
Allan Brozek
Duple improper
Intermediate to advanced
Needs moderate tempo due to large number of 4 count figures
Note: For longer partner swing, leave out the balance at the beginning of B1. With the balance, the swing will be shorter by about once revolution.

This one borrows bits from two of my favorite dances...Slapping the Wood (Don Flaherty) (A1 & B2) and Hudson Holiday (A2 & B1)...hence the title.
A1 (8) Do-si-do neighbor couple around couple
(8) Swing neighbor
A2 (8) Men allemande left 1 & 1/2 to a wave across
(4) Balance
(4) Turn partner by right 3/4 to a wave along the line
B1 (4) Balance
(4) Allemande left with shadow
(8) Swing partner
B2 (8) Circle four 3/4
(4) Balance in the circle
(4) California twirl


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Is This Reel?
Christine Hale
Becket
Easy--Intermediate
The band's favorite 32 bar straight tunes
This was written to honor Mickey, John, Kasha and Peter--who said, "We're wingin' in and we're nuts."
A1 (8) With partner do-si-do
(8) with partner swing, face across
A2 (8) Circle left
(8) Ladies chain across
B1 (8) Long lines forward & back
(8) New neighbor* swing, face across
B2 (8) With neighbor promenade across
(8) Gents allemande left 1 & 1/2 --face partner
* The progression is here in B1--Gents, new neighbor is on your left--or the one you haven't swung yet.


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Jim & Cindi's Wedding
Christine Hale
Longways improper
Intermediate
The band's favorite 32 bar straight tunes
Christine wrote this contra to celebrate Jim Gregory and Cindi Coia's wedding.
A1 (8) Neighbors dosido
(8) Circle left 1 & 1/4 (circle goes across the phrase into A2)
A2 (8) Neighbors roll away across the set, meet partners on other side
(8) Partners swing, end facing across
B1 (8) Gents allemande left 1 & 1/2
(8) Neighbors swing, end facing across
B2 (8) Long lines forward and back
(8) Star left, end progressed


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Joanie's Basket Swing
Steve Holland
Longways improper
 
 
A1 (8) Down the hall four in line, actives in the middle, turn alone
(8) Come back in a cozy line, arms around waists
A2 (16) Bend the cozy line to a basket, and basket swing
B1 (8) Circle left till you get straight (where you started before basket swing)
(8) Long lines forward and back
B2 (16) Actives balance and swing, end the swing facing down


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Laura Mae's Jig
Harold Newton McMichael
Improper Longways
Experienced
Bouncy jigs
Harold named this dance for his mother, and entrusted it to Jim Gregory. In A1 when the men approach their familiar shadows, Jim's call is "Reach for Laura Mae!"
A1 (8) Neighbor balance and allemande right 3/4 (men join left in the center for a wavy line)
(4) Balance the wave
(4) Men allemande left 5/8--give right hand to shadow on
A2 (4) Balance wavy diagonal line
(4) Shadow allemande right 7/8
(8) Partner swing (on lady's side)
B1 (8) Ladies chain across (to original neighbor)
(8) 1/2 hey across the set (all return to original side)
B2 (16) Neighbor balance & swing (to progress)

Though the action here is strong, with balances and turns on three axes, it is a single progression dance. To identify their shadows, in A1 the men should turn just a bit past their partner and reach for the next lady (standing in line behind partner). The same shadow should be there each time. In B2, to end progressed in line, stop swinging in time to disengage: you'll need your right hand for the new neighbor.


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Manchester Rollaway
Christine Hale
Improper duple minor
Intermediate
The band's favorite 32 bar straight tunes
This is one of my current favorites--several conntra dancers helped me work this and several other dances out at Zel Dolinski's place in Manchester.
A1 (8) Circle left
(4) With neighbor up and down, rollaway & 1/2 sashay
(4) Balance circle
A2 (8) circle right
(4) With partner across, rollaway & 1/2 sashay
(4) Balance circle
B1 (4) Gents allemande right 1/2 (pull across)
(12) With partner swing, face across
B2 (8) Ladies chain to neighbor (8) star left


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Marmaduke Mixer
Allan Brozek
Circle mixer; start circle of couples facing in
Easy
Hornpipe played around 118 bpm or band's choice
Comments: Variation for B1: Gypsy and swing partner, then take the corner and promenade.
A1 (8) All go forward and back
(8) Repeat forward and back
A2 (8) Ladies promenade single file to the left (CW) inside the circle while men promenade single file to the right (CCW) outside
(8) Reverse and promenade single file back to partner
B1 (8) All gypsy with partner
(8) Step ahead to corner and swing
B2 (16) All promenade the one you swung


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Nonexistent Nap 2
Christine Hale
Improper duple minor
Easy Intermediate
The band's favorite 32 bar straight tunes
A1 (16) With neighbor balance & swing face across
A2 (8) Circle left
(8) Ladies chain
B1 (8) Long lines forward & back
(8) With partner swing, face across
B2 (8) Right & left across
(8) Gents do-si-do 1 & 1/2 progress


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Paul's Fishing Reel
Jim Gregory
Improper longways contra
Easy
Straight forward reels, with a strong beginning for the first balance
Jim wrote this for his fiddler friend Paul Woodiel, an early member of ContraBand. When on tour, Paul always kept an eye out for good fishing holes, and even brought his reel to Nova Scotia. Note that "down the center" comes before the Ladies chain. Make the men's do-si-do and on tho the new neighbor a powerful one.
A1 (16) Neighbors balance & swing
A2 (8) Actives go down the center, turn alone
(8) Actives come up the center, cast off with neighbor
B1 (16) Ladies chain across and back
B2 (8) Long lines go forward & back
(8) Men do-si-do (as a last salute to these neighbors)


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Polymorphous' Reel #1
Christine Hale
Improper duple minor
Intermediate
The band's favorite 32 bar straight tunes
This dance was written to honor Jon Weinberg's band that hosts the Northboro, Mass dances. They hire me pretty regularly and we developed this running joke every time I arrive, "What do you want us to play?" "Just your favorite 32 bar straight tunes." " Are you sure that's what you want??--Gee, you're so demanding!"

As for the instructions to the band--I've adopted Ralph Sweet's admonition-- "Just tell 'em to play their favorite tunes. They'll sound better that way, and they'll like to play with you, too."
A1 (8) With neighbor balance & star thru*
(8) Circle left
A2 (2) With neighbor shift left along the side to new couple
(6) With shadows star right 3/4 meet partner
(8) With partner do-si-do
B1 (16) With partner balance and swing face across
B2 (6) Circle left 3/4 (10) with neighbor swing
* For star thru--make sure gents use right and ladies use left hands--that way dancers don't get "bolloxed up" switching hands to form the circle.


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Polymorphous' Reel #2
Christine Hale
Improper duple minor
Intermediate
The band's favorite 32 bar straight tunes
The #2 version is identical except for B2 which is just a little simpler for a less experienced crowd which is probably confused enough having to leave its minor set--you have to forego the neighbor swing, but it gives less experienced dancers more time to get re-oriented and use a more common progression.
A1 (8) With neighbor balance & star thru*
(8) Circle left
A2 (2) With neighbor shift left along the side to new couple
(6) With shadows star right 3/4--meet partner (on gent's side)
(8) with partner do-si-do
B1 (16) With partner balance and swing face across
B2 (8) Long lines forward & back
(8) Ladies chain across
* For star thru--make sure gents use right and ladies use left hands--that way dancers don't get "bolloxed up" switching hands to form the circle.


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Rachel's Reel
Ralph Sweet
Proper
Intermediate
The band's favorite 32 bar straight tunes
Comments: This dance is difficult due to the unusual end to the partner swing in B2.
A1 (8) 1s do-si-do 1 & 1/4 with partner to neighbor
(8) Allemande left with neighbor 1 & 3/4
1s face in center
A2 (16) Hey for 4, 1s start right shoulder
B1 (4) 1s allemande right
(12) Swing with neighbor
B2 (12) 1s balance and swing (end early!!) face up!
(4) Cast off with neighbor


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Rachel's Reel Redux
Ralph Sweet
Proper
Intermediate
The band's favorite 32 bar straight tunes
Comments: Essentially the same dance except the problem of stopping the swing part way through the phrase to do the cast off at the end of the B Part is solved. But, STARTING the whole sequence with a cast off, progressing right at the start, is weird! (Ralph)

In addition, the timing on the allemande left in A1 is tricky-number 1 lady and number 2 gent only have to allemande 3/4, but the number 1 gent and the number 2 lady must go 1 & 1/4 in the same time-possibly coming late to start the hey. (Christine)
A1 (4) Cast off with neighbor
(8) 1s do-si-do 1 & 1/4 with partner to new neighbor below
(4) Aallemande left with neighbor
1s face in center
A2 (16) Hey for 4, 1s start right shoulder
B1 (4) 1s allemande right
(12) Swing with neighbor
B2 (16) 1s balance and swing face up


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Ragged Teacher's Reel
Christine Hale
Longways improper
Intermediate
The band's favorite 32 bar straight tunes
For many years, Christine was a teacher at Watkinson School in Hartford.
A1 (8) Star right (hands-across)
(4) Gents drop out, ladies allemande right 1/2
(4) Neighbors courtesy turn
A2 (4) Circle left 3/4
(4) Neighbors roll away across the set
(8) Partners swing, end facing across
B1 (8) Gents allemande left 1/2 (pull across)
(12) Neighbors swing, end facing across
B2 (16) Ladies start a (normal right-shoulder) hey, partners end progressed


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Root Beer Reel
Christine Hale
Improper duple minor
Beginner
The band's favorite 32 bar straight tunes
This is titled for friends John & Nancy Kalinowski who like to drink root beer.
A1 (8) Long lines forward & back
(8) Circle right
A2 (8) Star left (same direction)
(8) Circle left
B1 (8) Neighbor do-si-do
(8) Neighbor swing, face across
B2 (8) Ladies chain across
(8) Ladies chain back

* no partner swing


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Shadow Play
Jim Gregory
Improper Longways
Intermediate-Experienced
 
Actives can use A1 & A2 to note their neighbors. They should be swinging just below these neighbors in B2. In A2 "local style" is ok for the rights & lefts, though taking hands makes B1 start more easily. End effects can be optimized if neutral couples promenade down in B1 to be in position for the swinging.
Jim wrote this in December 1991.
A1 (16) Neighbors balance & swing
A2 (16) Right & left over and back
B1 (6) Active couples promenade down the center
(2) Ladies peel back
(8) Actives swing their shadows
B2 (6) The pairs that swing promenade down the center
(2) Active Ladies peel back
(8) Actives swing partners in center, face down


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Skinny Dippin'
Jim Gregory
Circle mixer
Intermediate
Red Haired Boy or reels with energy
An early unnamed version was called January 1985 in Cambridge, MA. eliciting some correspondence with Ted Sannella. Jim finalized the dance, and named it in tribute to "the old swimming hole." The last time through B2 becomes do-si-do and swing the next.
A1 (4) Men to the center
(4) Return facing out--giving left hand to partner and right to corner
(4) Balance ocean wave &
(4) Zestily allemande partner left to send...
A2 (4) Ladies to the center
(4) Return facing out
(8) Partner swing end in promenade position
B1 (16) Ladies "peel back"
B2 (8) Ladies do-si-do the next man
(8) Two hand turn this new partner to repeat


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Sound Czar Reel
Christine Hale
Duple Improper
Easy intermediate
The band's favorite 32 bar straight tunes
Written for John Kalinowski, who handles sound so very well at the Hartford dances..
A1 (6) circle left 3/4
(10) with partner swing & face across
A2 (8) right & left
(8) Ladies chain to neighbor
B1 Ladies do-si-do
(8) with neighbor swing & face across
B2 (8) long lines & forward & back (8) star left


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Sugar House Reel
Jim Gregory
Improper Longways
Intermediate
St. Anne's Reel (in a medley St. Anne's can well be first & last tune)
A1 (8) Neighbor balance and box the gnat--keep right hands joined, give left to next neighbor along line to form long wavy lines (--men facing in and ladies facing out)
(4) Balance long wavy lines
(4) Allemande left (with that next neighbor) return to original neighbor
A2 (16) Balance & swing --end facing down
B1 (6) Down the hall, four in line (1s on the outside)
(2) Bend the line (#2 couples pull the 1s into the center and step aside)
(8) 1s swing --end facing up (men together, ladies together-- dancers are proper)
B2 (6) All come up the hall four in line
(2) 1s cast off with same gender
(8) 1s do 1/2 figure 8 up--through old neighbors and on to next


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Sweet Sensations
Christine Hale
Duple Improper
Intermediate
The band's favorite 32 bar straight tunes
One of the first dances written by Christine, it was named for Ralph Sweet.
A1 (4) Neighbor balance
(4) Box the gnat
(8) Circle left 3/4
A2 (16) Partner gypsy & swing, face across
B1 (4) Gents allemande left 1/2 to wavy line
(4) Balance face neighbor pull by right hand in to set
(8) Ladies pass left start 1/2 hey
B2 (16) Meet neighbor balance & swing, face next


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Tribute to Bob Chapman
Steve Holland
Longways improper
 
Very lively reels
Steve wrote this dance to celebrate the 40th birthday of Bob Chapman, a great dancer from Providence RI who always makes it a point to ask newcomers to dance. It was first danced in a roller skating rink they rented for the party. Bob's favorite move is the hey, and so Steve included one. The RI dancers like to chant "MEN MEN MEN" and "WOMEN WOMEN WOMEN" during same sex allemandes, and so Steve included those as well.
A1 (8) Circle left 3/4
(8) Partners swing, end facing across
A2 (8) Ladies allemande right 1 & 1/2 (to trade places)
(8) Men allemande right 1 & 1/2
B1 (8) Partners allemande left twice around
(8) Ladies chain
B2 (16) Ladies start a (normal right-shoulder) hey, at end of hey flow into next circle


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Trinity Sunday
Christine Hale
Becket
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The band's favorite 32 bar straight tunes
Christine wrote this dance for the (unfortunately long defunct) third Sunday contra at Trinity Church, Hartford, CT.
A1 (16) Partners balance and swing, end facing across
A2 (8) Circle left 3/4, end facing up or down
(4) Pass through to new neighbors
(4) Ladies join left hands to form a wavy line, and balance
B1 (4) Neighbors allemande right 1/2
(4) Gents join left hands to form wavy line, and balance
(8) Simultaneously:
----- Gents allemande left once around
----- Ladies loop across the set to meet partners
B2 (16) Partners pull by right hands, and Ladies start a left-shoulder hey, end with partners facing across


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Trip from New Windsor
Christine Hale
Duple Improper
Easy-Intermediate
The band's favorite 32 bar straight tunes
Named for the now defunct dance in New Windsor, NY.
A1 (8) Long lines forward & back
(8) Neighbor swing face across
A2 (8) Circle left
(8) Circle right
B1 (8) Gents do-si-do 1 & 1/2 to partner
(8) Partner swing face across
B2 (8) Right & left across (8) Ladies chain across


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W.A.L.K. in the Rain and Hale
Wendy Keilin, Abby Turner, Larry Deitrick, & Keith Sagers
Improper
Intermediate
Composed 10/8/05 in workshop at Folk Project Fall Festival by Wendy Keilin, Abby Turner, Larry Deitrick, and Keith Sagers. Their initials make the acronym WALK, and during the entire weekend it absolutely poured. The full name was suggested by Marnen Labow-Koser, who played flute for the workshop.
A1 (16) with neighbor, balance & swing, face across
A2 (8) circle left 1/2
(8)  left* to partner, pull across, right to neighbor, with neighbor balance, square thru**
B1 (8) circle left 3/4
(8) with partner swing, face across
B2 (8) ladies, chain across
(8) star left
* Ladies make this work by placing partnerís left hand into her left.
** Neighbor balance
Pull by up or down
Partner left hand, pull across


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Washington Hey
Ralph Sweet
Duple improper
Intermediate
The band's favorite 32 bar straight tunes
Comments: This dance is difficult due to the unusual end to the partner swing in B2.
A1 (8) Right hand star
(8) 1s swing face down
A2 (8) 1s down center, turn alone
(8) Return, cast off
B1 (8) Ladies chain across
(8) Ladies chain back
B2 (16) Hey for 4, ladies start right shoulder


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Wingnut Whirl
Allan Brozek
Becket
Medium
A1 (8) Down the hall four in line with partner
(8) Turn as a couple, come back up
A2 (6) Circle four 3/4
(2) Pass thru (up or down)
(8) Swing next N
B1 (8) Gents allemande left 1 & 1/2
(8) Pick up P, take her across, and do a "Butterfly whirl," gents backing around
B2 (8) Women dosido each other
(8) Swing partner, end swing facing down the set


 Index of titles
Cranbury Hey (Ed Potter)
Cranbury Reel (Ed Potter)
Crossing the Quinnipiac (Jim Gregory)
East Litchfield Volunteers (Jim Gregory)
Exit 28 (Al Brozek)
A Gig with the Wingnuts (Christine Hale)
Gypsy Reel (John Ivan)
HCD Dancefest Reel (Christine Hale)
HANDS OFF!!! IT'S HOT IN HERE!!! (Steve Holland)
Hello Cambridge (Al Brozek)
Here's to the Ladies (Christine Hale)
Here's to the Men (Christine Hale)
Holiday in the Wood(Al Brozek)
Is this Reel? (Christine Hale)
Jim & Cindi's Wedding (Christine Hale)
Joanie's Basket Swing (Steve Holland)
Laura Mae's Jig (Harold Newton McMichael)
Manchester Rollaway (Christine Hale)
Marmaduke Mixer (Al Brozek)
Nonexistent Nap 2 (Christine Hale)
Paul's Fishing Reel (Jim Gregory)
Polymorphous' Reel #1 (Christine Hale)
Polymorphous' Reel #2 (Christine Hale)
Rachel's Reel (Ralph Sweet)
Rachel's Reel Redux (Ralph Sweet)
Ragged Teacher's Reel (Christine Hale)
Root Beer Reel (Christine Hale)
Shadow Play (Jim Gregory)
Skinny Dippin' (Jim Gregory)
Sound Czar Reel (Christine Hale)
Sugar House Reel (Jim Gregory)
Sweet Sensations (Christine Hale)
Tribute to Bob Chapman (Steve Holland)
Trinity Sunday (Christine Hale)
Trip from New Windsor (Christine Hale)
W.A.L.K. in the Rain and Hale
(Wendy Keilin, Abby Turner, Larry Deitrick, & Keith Sagers)
Washington Hey (Ralph Sweet)
Wingnut Whirl (Al Brozek)
Index of authors
Brozek, Al:
Exit 28
Hello Cambridge
Holiday in the Wood
Marmaduke Mixer
Nighthawk (off site)
Oxford Assembly (off-site)
Wingnut Whirl
Gregory, Jim:
Crossing the Quinnipiac
East Litchfield Volunteers
Paul's Fishing Reel
Shadow Play
Skinny Dippin'
Sugar House Reel
Hale, Christine:
A Gig with the Wingnuts
HCD Dancefest Reel
Here's to the Ladies
Here's to the Men
Is this Reel?
Jim & Cindi's Wedding
Manchester Rollaway
Nonexistent Nap 2
Polymorphous' Reel #1
Polymorphous' Reel #2
Ragged Teacher's Reel
Root Beer Reel
Sound Czar Reel
Sweet Sensations
Trinity Sunday
Trip from New Windsor
Holland, Steve:
HANDS OFF!!! IT'S HOT IN HERE!!!
Joanie's Basket Swing
Tribute to Bob Chapman
Ivan, John:
Gypsy Reel
Wendy Keilin, Abby Turner, Larry Deitrick, & Keith Sagers
W.A.L.K. in the Rain and Hale
McMichael, Harold Newton:
Laura Mae's Jig
Potter, Ed:
Cranbury Hey
Cranbury Reel
Sweet, Ralph:
Rachel's Reel
Rachel's Reel Redux
Washington Hey


Index by formation
Becket (Contra):
Exit 28
Hello Cambridge
Here's to the Ladies
Here's to the Men
Is this Reel?
Trinity Sunday
Wingnut Whirl
Circle Mixer:
Marmaduke Mixer
Skinny Dippin'
Improper (Contra):
Cranbury Hey
Cranbury Reel
Crossing the Quinnipiac
East Litchfield Volunteers
A Gig with the Wingnuts
Gypsy Reel
HCD Dancefest Reel
HANDS OFF!!! IT'S HOT IN HERE!!!
Holiday in the Wood
Jim & Cindi's Wedding
Joanie's Basket Swing
Laura Mae's Jig
Manchester Rollaway
Nonexistent Nap 2
Paul's Fishing Reel
Ragged Teacher's Reel
Polymorphous' Reel #1
Polymorphous' Reel #2
Rachel's Reel
Rachel's Reel Redux
Root Beer Reel
Shadow Play
Sound Czar Reel
Sugar House Reel
Sweet Sensations
Tribute to Bob Chapman
Trip from New Windsor
W.A.L.K. in the Rain and Hale
Washington Hey
Index by level of difficulty
Beginner/Easy:
East Litchfield Volunteers
HCD Dancefest Reel
Marmaduke Mixer
Paul's Fishing Reel
Root Beer Reel
Easy to Intermediate:
A Gig with the Wingnuts
HANDS OFF!!! IT'S HOT IN HERE!!!
Is this Reel?
Nonexistent Nap 2
Sound Czar Reel
Trip from New Windsor
Intermediate/Medium:
Cranbury Hey
Cranbury Reel
Exit 28
Gypsy Reel
Hello Cambridge
Here's to the Ladies
Jim & Cindi's Wedding
Manchester Rollaway
Polymorphous' Reel #1
Polymorphous' Reel #2
Rachel's Reel
Rachel's Reel Redux
Ragged Teacher's Reel
Skinny Dippin'
Sugar House Reel
Sweet Sensations
W.A.L.K. in the Rain and Hale
Washington Hey
Wingnut Whirl
Intermediate to difficult/advanced:
Crossing the Quinnipiac
Hello Cambridge
Holiday in the Wood
Shadow Play
Trinity Sunday
Advanced/Experienced:
Laura Mae's Jig


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