By Don Lennartson
|Level||med (assigned by the editor)|
|A1||(8) Long lines go forward and back|
(8) (Same two) ladies chain
|A2||(8) Half hey, ladies pass right shoulders to start|
(8) Neighbors allemande left once, taking eight counts, until ladies face across
|B1||(8) Half hey, ladies pass right shoulders to start|
(8) New neighbors allemande right once, taking eight counts, until ladies face across
This is the progression
|B2||(4) Ladies cross the set, passing right shoulders|
(12) Partners swing
William of Ockham, c. 1285-1350: English nominalist, formulated the Law of Parsimony, called (by others) "Ockham's Razor".
An older version of this dance appears in CDSS "Gems".
There is a tendency for dancers to rush the second allemande and the ladies to cross in B2.
Collected from the author c. 1995
This dance is from American Country Dances On Line
All rights reserved by the author; used by permission.
Added to database 2/1/1997; last revised 3/25/1999; edited by Russell Owen