A singing square dance (or mixer) in 3/4 time by Dick
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Music: "Cattle Call"
Record: LS 3306
Position: Normal square.
Footwork: Opposite throughout. Start on man's L, woman's R.
Introduction: Four measures. Wait two meas, on meas 3, partners
turn twd each other and bow slightly, on meas 4, turn and bow to
1-4 IT'S LEFT ROUND YOUR CORNER, AND RIGHT
PAST YOUR PARTNER
Each man joins L-hands with the lady on his left (corner)
and, in two measures of waltz time, they circle around each
other and back to place (allemande L); on meas 3 & 4
partners waltz past each other without touching hands,
passing R shoulders, men moving CCW, ladies CW.
5-8 WALTZ THE NEXT LADY AND BOW
Taking his next (R-hand) lady in closed dance pos, the man
makes a complete R-face turn with her in 2 meas of waltz.
On the 3rd meas, they back slightly away from each other, L,
R, L, facing each other and holding R hands, man's back to
COH. Bow on meas 4.
9-12 LEFT ROUND YOUR CORNER, AND RIGHT PAST
Each man joins L-hands with his new corner (his original
partner), and repeats the action of meas 1-2. Repeating the
action of meas 3-4, the man passes the lady he last waltzed
(his new partner) and moves on to the next lady on his R
(in a square, his original opposite lady; in a circle, his new
13-16 WALTZ THE NEXT LADY, AND BOW
Repeat the action of meas 5-8 with this new lady.
17-20 THEN IT'S ROCK; AND ROCK; AND WALTZ ONCE
Taking this same lady in closed waltz pos, and with his
back still to COH, the man rocks back on his L foot twd
COH (lady rocks fwd on her R). In meas 2, man rocks fwd
on his R, while lady rocks back on her L. Then, starting fwd
on his L foot, the man makes one complete R-face turn with
the lady in two waltz meas.
21-24 ROCK; ROCK; AND ON TO THE NEXT
Repeat the action of meas 17-18. On meas 23, the man
turns the lady 3/4 R-face under his L and her R hand, and
on meas 24 she moves on to the next man L, R, L,
advancing CW. At the same time, the man advances CCW
and takes the next lady in closed pos.
25-28 AND YOU'LL ROCK; AND ROCK; AND WALTZ HER
Repeat the action of meas 17-20.
29-32 TURN YOUR LADY, AND BOW
The lady makes a full R-face turn in 2 meas (6 steps) under
her R and the man's L hands, while man steps in place. On
meas 31-32, repeat meas 7 and 8.
Note: This dance is even more beautiful when done in a large circle
of eight to twelve couples. And it is one of the most useful of
dances for those occasions when you have only five or six couples
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