Square Set Bow and Curtsey

Priscilla M. Burrage

Message 8552 · 16 Aug 1997 17:13:06 · Variable-width font · Whole thread

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On Fri, 15 Aug 1997 Xxxxxxxx_Xxxxx@xxxxxxxx.xx.xxx wrote:

{snip}

> BUT! Here's a thought: Given we have had so many recent discussions
> about "dancing as a set", "covering versus phrasing" and general
> teamwork, and given that these all apply to both longways and square
> sets, if Greg's group's theory is correct, shouldn't we be honoring a
> longways set, too, on that final chord? Shouldn't we now be ready to
> acknowledge them?

Personally, I'm happiest with the spontaneous group hug at the end of a
great dance experience. On the other hand: Should the band play a coda
for the hug? Should it go in The Manual? How would one teach it?
(Height of arms? foot positions?)

> Jenn Sawin
> (somewhere, wandering aimlessly, outside Princeton NJ)

But still with good footwork and phrasing beautifully, I'm sure. . .

hoping no one thinks I'm serious,
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Priscilla Burrage Vermont US
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