First Fling of Fall

By Al Olson

Levelmed (assigned by the editor)
A1(8) Ladies chain up/down the line (to neighbor)
(8) Partners dosido
A2(14) With neighbor as a couple dosido your partner unit 1 1/2
(2) Turn round (alone) to face your partner
B1(16) Partners balance and swing
B2(8) Circle left
(4) Partners allemande right 3/4
(4) Ladies allemande left 3/4

Author's Notes:
Essentially stolen from "Last Swing of Summer".

Editor's Notes:
Requires extra room along the line for the ladies chain. In A2 Marlin Prowell suggests turning out and taking outside hands with your partner as you turn into the swing.

This dance is from American Country Dances On Line
All rights reserved by the author; used by permission.
Added to database 6/14/1997; last revised 3/5/1999; edited by Russell Owen