Oxford Assembly

By Allan Brozek
Composed 1996

Leveleasy-med (assigned by the editor)
A1(8) Circle left 3/4
(8) Neighbors swing
A2(8) Ladies chain
(8) Ladies allemande right 1 1/2 to a wave across
B1(4) Balance the wave (left, right)
(2) Neighbors allemande left 1/2
(2) Gents cross, passing right shoulders
(8) Partners swing
B2(4) Long lines go forward
(4) Go back and roll away with a half sashay (gents roll partners from right to left)
(4) Pass through across the set
(4) Turn right 1/4 and advance along the line one place (single file, gent in the lead)

Author's Notes:
Before starting the dance, have dancers join hands in lines and spread along the line. This helps the timing in B2.
Oxford Assembly was written in the winter of l996. It was named after my hometown of Oxford CT.
Alternate for B2:
(8) Long lines go forward and back
(6) 1/2 hey (3 changes, men pass left shoulders to start)
(2) Move along the line (CW) to the next

This dance is from American Country Dances On Line
All rights reserved by the author; used by permission.
Added to database 11/3/1999; last revised 11/23/1999; edited by Russell Owen