Dance names

Alan Paterson

Message 33099 · 17 Dec 2002 09:25:53 · Fixed-width font · Whole thread

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Anselm Lingnau wrote:
>
> Alan Paterson <xxxx.xxxxxxxx@xxxxxxx.xx> writes:
>
> > Then there are the 6 Celebration Reels, the 3 Always Welcomes, the 3
> > Anniversary Reels, the 4 Anniversary Strathspeys, ...
>
> This only goes to prove that often the most difficult part of devising
> a dance is coming up with a catchy name that hasn't been used. I'm
> afraid many of my dances have really dreadful or boring names whose
> only virtue is being fairly unique.
>
> I suppose that one of these days I shall get stuck to the extent that I
> shall have to ask Alan's help in naming a new dance. I'll just call it
> >No. 12345< or whatever number in the database it turns out to be.
>
> Anselm

I have to confess to a similar crime myself. I named a dance 14/12 simply
because the first couple spends 14 (out of 32 bars) dancing pas-de-basque -
and the others a mere 12.

(It's not a bad wee dance though - he modestly notes -
http://www.scottap.com/scd/dances/1412.html)

And the next dance will be number 11108. Anyone want the name?

Alan

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