PAIR DANCING - LESSON 9
WAVE CALLS (Part 2 of 3)

2009 CPSD


   ******* Mainstream Calls *******
SWING THRU
SPIN THE TOP
FAN THE TOP
ENDS FOLD
******* Plus Calls *******
ACEY DEUCEY
PEEL THE TOP
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9.1   CALLS THAT START AND END IN WAVES


9.1.1   SWING THRU

WAVE: Those who can, turn by the right one half (180), then those who can, turn by the left one half (180). The dancers end up in a WAVE. Note that centers become ends and ends become centers.

 ANIMATI0N  

Swing Thru

Figure 9-1. SWING THRU.


9.1.2   SPIN THE TOP

RIGHT HAND WAVE: Each end and the adjacent center dancer turn one half (180). The new center dancers turn three quarters (270) while each outside dancer moves forward in a quarter circle to meet the same center dancer with whom he started. The dancers end up in a WAVE that is rotated 90 from the orientation of the original WAVE.  Note that centers become ends and ends become centers.

 ANIMATI0N

Spin the Top

Figure 9-2. SPIN THE TOP.


9.1.3   FAN THE TOP

RIGHT HAND WAVE: The center dancers turn three quarters (270) while the end dancers move forward in a quarter circle. The dancers end up in a RIGHT HAND WAVE that is rotated 90 from the orientation of the original WAVE. Note that centers remain centers and ends remain ends.

 ANIMATI0N 
Fan the Top

Figure 9-3. FAN THE TOP.


9.1.4   ENDS FOLD, PEEL THE TOP

9.2.4.1   ENDS FOLD

RIGHT HAND WAVE: The end dancers step forward and move in a small semicircle to end facing toward an adjacent dancer who has stepped forward to meet the end dancer. The dancers end up in a CIRCULATION BOX.

 ANIMATI0N
Ends Fold

Figure 9-4. ENDS FOLD.


9.1.4.2   PEEL THE TOP

CIRCULATION BOX: The lead dancers PEEL OFF (see 7.1.7) as the trailing dancers step straight forward and take adjacent hands. Everyone then does a FAN THE TOP (see 9.1.3) to form a TWO-FACED LINE.

 ANIMATI0N 
Peel the Top

Figure 9-5. PEELTHE TOP.


9.1.5   ACEY DEUCEY

WAVE: Center dancers trade, and the end dancers trade (circulate).

 ANIMATI0N
(End dancers change places)

Axcey Duecey

Figure 9-6. ACEY DEUCEY


9.2  SUMMARY of calls with WAVES, Part II

    SWING THRU (040)
    SPIN THE TOP (058)
    FAN THE TOP (083)
    ENDS FOLD (063)
    ACEY DEUCEY (070)
    PEEL THE TOP ((090)


9.3  PRACTICE CALL SEQUENCES

 MUSIC FOR TYRING THE EXERCISES

9.3.1  EXERCISE 9.1 – SWING THRU, ACEY DEUCEY

    Square your set   
    STEP TO A WAVE  
    SWING THRU   
    SWING THRU  
    ACEY DEUCEY   
    ACEY DEUCEY     
    BEAUS RUN        
    WHEEL & DEAL      
    R&L THUR (home )

9.3.2  EXERCISE 9.2 – SPIN THE TOP

    Square your set         
    STEP TO A WAVE  
    SPIN THE TOP  
    SPIN THE TOP          
    SSPIN THE TOP   
    BELLES RUN     
    BEND THE LINE  
    BELLES CHAIN (home)  

9.3.3  EXERCISE 9.3 FAN THE TOP
    Square your set        
    STEP TO A WAVE       
    FAN THE TOP       
    FAN THE TOP    
    FAN THE TOP        
    BELLES U-TURN BACK    
    BEND THE LINE       
    BELLES CHAIN (home)   

9.3.4  EXERCISE 9.4 PEEL THE TOP

    Square your set        
    STEP TO A WAVE     
    ENDS FOLD             
    PEEL THE TOP          
    CENTERS HALF SASHAY      
    ENDS FOLD        
    PEEL THE TOP         
    WHEEL & DEAL (home)      




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