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Sanitizer Shuffle – Singlet/Doublet/Solo – Don Veino

Type: Contra Dance, Singlet, Doublet or Solo Progression: None Status: Proven Another exploration about how simple partner-role-agnostic “new model” contra compositions might fit into the virtual dancing phenomenon (see Can You Spare A Roll? for more info on my “new … Continue reading

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Stretch & Fold – Singlet/Solo – Don Veino

Type: Contra Dance, Singlet or Solo Progression: None Status: Proven Another exploration about how certain contra conventions might fit into the new model for distant dancing. This one looked at the use of “convenient Ghosts”. Notice that “Ghosts” are used … Continue reading

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Equal & Opposite (v2) – Singlet/Doublet – Don Veino

Type: Contra Dance, Singlet or Doublet Progression: None Status: Proven Another from my early first set of purpose-built Singlet/virtual dances. Was striving for variety in simple yet satisfying dances, focused on just a few co-located dancers. This could be seen … Continue reading

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Infectious Energy – Singlet/Doublet – Don Veino

Type: Contra Dance, Singlet or Doublet Progression: None Status: Proven My second purpose-built Singlet/virtual dance. I wanted something very up energy and memorable so calling could taper quickly. As is likely becoming obvious, my naming scheme for these dances all … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Spice Madness – DI – Don Veino 20181006

Type: Contra Dance, Duple Improper Status: Proven We’re in that season again – where everything gets offered in some form of pumpkin spiced variant. I find most such things (but for pancakes or other baked goods) totally foul but the … Continue reading

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Force of Nature – DI or Becket – Don Veino 20180620

Type: Contra Dance, Duple Improper or Becket Right/CCW Status: Proven Shel Michaels made me write this… just kidding ;-). But he did suggest I write a dance to commemorate this event. On 6/18/18 a microburst/tornado struck our neighborhood. Nobody was … Continue reading

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Dosi Dude – DI – Don Veino 20171006

Type: Contra Dance, Duple Improper Status: Proven This dance is one of a set that grew out of my work on (Like) Juggling Chainsaws. There is a mirror role and move dance to this one, Swinging Chainsaws, which could be … Continue reading

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Trip to Santa Fe – Circle Mixer – Don Veino 20170622

Type: Circle Mixer Status: Proven During a trip to New Mexico for other reasons I arranged to be booked for the Santa Fe FolkMADS Contra Dance. Shortly before the event I was informed that a group of 20+ international students … Continue reading

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