Ockham's Razor Strop

By Don Lennartson

Levelmed (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 1 1/2
B1(8) Half hey, gents pass right shoulders to start
This is the progression
(8) New neighbors allemande right 1 1/2
B2(4) Ladies cross the set, passing right shoulders
(12) Partners swing

Author's Notes:
A beguiling variation of Ockham's Razor.

Editor's Notes:
While waiting out, the lady should wait to the left of the gent. I suggest emphasizing this both during the teaching and during the dance.

This dance is from American Country Dances On Line
All rights reserved by the author; used by permission.
Added to database 6/21/1997; last revised 3/5/1999; edited by Russell Owen