> 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).
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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