Category Archives: Experimental

Wild Mouse – 4 Face 4 – Don Veino 20170823

Type: Contra Dance, 4 Face 4 Status: DRAFT, EXPERIMENTAL This sequence re-imagines the B parts from my dance Lobster Roll. I wanted to find another way of resolving a 4 Face 4 than has been done to date. Originally I … Continue reading

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Counter Clock-Weiss – DI – Don Veino 20170729

Type: Contra Dance, Duple Improper Status: DRAFT, EXPERIMENTAL This dance was written in memoriam to Eph Weiss. Eph was an active dancer in many folk styles in the Boston, MA area up until nearly his 93rd birthday and was known … Continue reading

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(Like) Juggling Chainsaws – DI – Don Veino 20170406

Type: Contra, Duple Improper Status: DRAFT, EXPERIMENTAL For this dance the Chain to See-Saw progression idea (the “experimental” part) came first. Then the title[2], which implied there must be more than a single Chain/Saw, which drove the rest of the … Continue reading

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Tale of the Tricky Triple Timer – DI – Don Veino 20170218

Type: Contra, Duple Improper Status: DRAFT, EXPERIMENTAL I’m still playing with this one a bit. This dance features two “deconstructed” chains – one for each role. Regular chains with Courtesy Turn would be functionally equivalent and may be used instead, … Continue reading

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Seasons 8 – 4 Face 4 – Don Veino 20161204

Type: 4 Facing 4 Status: DRAFT, Experimental (Contra dancers doing a Pass the Sea?) Tune suggestion: Thomas Shrug’s March This is one of several of my dances in a series of “Oceans” and “Seasons” compositions which bring Ocean or Sea … Continue reading

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Seasons 4 – 4 Face 4 – Don Veino 20161204

Type: 4 Facing 4 Status: DRAFT, Experimental (Contra dancers doing a Pass the Sea?) Tune suggestion: Thomas Shrug’s March This is one of several of my dances in a series of “Oceans” and “Seasons” compositions which bring Ocean or Sea … Continue reading

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