phrasing and dancing

Susan McKinnell

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Keith - I can construct a dance based on your description that may (or may not)
be Curry Mountain, but is this dance available somewhere? It sounds like fun
and I'd prefer to dance it the way it was written. (I checked and it isn't in
DanceData.)
Thanks, Sue

Keith Eric Grant wrote:
> Curry Mountain was interesting in that the moves both flowed into each other
> and seemed to organize around a cascade of participation -- initial
> activities with partner (cross and cast and half figure 8) flowed into a
> pair (in sequence) of turns on the side flowing into a pair of hands across
> flowing into a real. So two people moving flowed into four then into six. In
> some ways it was like seeing a contour drawing in which the pen never lifted
> from the paper. It was the realization of this dance gestalt that resulted
> in my metaphorical mandibular dislocation -- the dance could be remembered
> as itself rather than as a sequence of parts.
>
> ...Keith
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