Bob's Triplet #1

By Bob Dalsemer
Composed February, 1988

SourceBob Dalsemer's web site
FormationTriplet: Proper
A1(4) 1's join both hands, chasse down center
(4) Heel, toe, heel toe, gents left foot, ladies right
(4) Chasse back up
(4) Cast off unassisted into second place, 2's moving up
A2(16) 1's turn contra corners
B1(16) Partners balance and swing, end facing up
B2(4) All chasse four steps, gents to their right, ladies to their left, gents passing behind partners
(4) Turn to face partner, advance and join hands in a ring of 6
(8) All six circle left 1/2

Author's Notes:
Composed in February, 1988 as a teaching tool for the figure contra corners. As in the Ted Sannella tradition of numbered triplets, I encourage dancers to cheer wildly when #1 (and only, so far) is announced.

This dance is from American Country Dances On Line
All rights reserved by the author; used by permission.
Added to database 11/17/1996; last revised 5/4/2000; edited by Russell Owen