Encore - four times through - for 2 couples

ron.mackey

Message 18967 · 22 Oct 1999 00:49:00 · Fixed-width font · Whole thread

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> The recent thread involving 2-couple dances has reminded me of a question I have
> long meant to put to this list.
>
> As we all know, at a ball or social dance, when a dance has been particularly
> enjoyable, an encore may be requested. In my experience, the musicians have been
> instructed to play the dance through another 4 times (the assumption here being
> that it is a 'normal' 8-times-through job).

Hi Alan,
One MC had an idea which worked very well which was to insrtuct the
2nd & 3rd couples to start the encore. This meant that for the last
time through, everyone was dancing.
Hope it helps

Cheers, Ron :)

< 0 Ron Mackey,(Purveyor of Pat's Party Pieces)
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