Dreaming of Dolphins – DI – Don Veino 20190123

Type: Longways, Duple Improper Status: Proven The title pretty much says it all. I was in a period where I was thinking about Dolphin Heys repeatedly, generating gobs of DH dances. Between this Duple Improper dance and two other 4-Face-4 compositions, From Here to Dolphinity and To Dolphinity and Beyond, I feel like I’ve got … Continue reading Dreaming of Dolphins – DI – Don Veino 20190123

Fun With Flipper – Triplet – Don Veino 20181006

Type: Proper Triplet Status: Proven Yep, I’ve been on a real Dolphin Hey compositions run – which led me to research the history of that move back toward its origin. It appears the Dolphin Hey first appeared in the modern era Scottish Country Dance Pelorus Jack out of New Zealand, named after a famous dolphin … Continue reading Fun With Flipper – Triplet – Don Veino 20181006

So Long and Thanks for All the Fish – 4 Face 4 – Don Veino 20180528

Type: Contra Dance, 4 Facing 4 – single progression, alternating sides Status: Proven I’ve become slightly obsessed with Dolphin Hey dances. In this case I was striving for one that automatically alternates who gets to act as the traveling pair, so there’s no need to have differing choreography in alternating cycles. A 4-Face-4 achieves this … Continue reading So Long and Thanks for All the Fish – 4 Face 4 – Don Veino 20180528