ALLEMANDE BREAKS

 

An original square called by Marvin Shilling from Trinidad, Colorado

Western Jubilee 573B


Allemande “O”

All join hands and circle wide, round and round on the old cow hide

All the way ‘round ‘til you get back home, then you swing yours leave mine alone

Now allemande left and allemande O, go right and left to a do-si-do (do-pa-so)

It’s partners left then corner right, then back to your partner with a once and a half

To the right hand lady and on you go, then the next lady left for a do-si-do

Back to the corner with a right hand around, then your partner left for a once and a half

All the way around to the right hand lady and she’s your own

Now promenade ‘em and you get along home


Allemande “R”

Allemande left and allemande R, go right and left and form a star

Shoot that star to the heavens whirl, go right and left to the second girl

Swing right around to the next little girl, and promenade in single file

Gents turn back and swing awhile, then promenade in single file

The gents turn back and swing a little while


Allemande “U”

Allemande left and allemande U, go right and left and turn back two

With a right and left and the ladies star, to the opposite left and turn ‘em around

Ladies chain back across the town, to the opposite left for a do-si-do

Corner right, then back to your partner, with a once and a half

To the right hand lady and on you go, to the next lady left for a do-si-do

Then corner right and partner left, then promenade the corner


Allemande period

All around the corner lady, back and swing your own

Allemande left the corner, allemande right your own, then swing your corner

Allemande left the (new) corner, allemande right your own, then swing your corner

Allemande left the (new) corner, allemande right your own, then swing your corner

Allemande left the (new) corner, allemande right your own, then swing your corner

She’s your own


Allemande “Z”

Allemande left and allemande Z, it’s a right and left and weave past three

You weave in and out while the dancers holler and the caller shouts

Left to the next like and allemande R and the gents back up in a right hand star

Break in the middle with a full turn around and promenade the corner to home


Allemande left and down the lane

Allemande left go down the lane, right and left and the ladies chain

To the opposite left and turn ‘em around, chain right back on your heel and toe

Meet that gent with a do-si-do, then corner right, back to your honey with a once and a half

To the right hand lady and on you go, to the next lady left for a do-si-do

Back to your honey with a once and a half to the right hand lady and promenade

All around the left hand lady, right back home and swing your baby

Honor your partner, honor your corner, wave to your opposite, that’s all

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