Tag Archives: down the hall

(Home Again, Home Again) Jiggity Jig – DI – Don Veino 20180430

Type: Contra Dance, Duple Improper Status: Proven This dance was a bonus spin-off while thinking through my dance The Right In Tension. It was intended to be useful as an easy frame for the Right Hand High, Left Hand Low … Continue reading

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The Bubbles Incident – Becket – Don Veino 20180620

Type: Contra Dance, Becket Left/CW Status: DRAFT I was playing with new ways to do a Down-the-Hall dance – in particular, how to achieve the progression. I hit on the idea of a ring of dancers going down and then … Continue reading

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The Right In Tension (a.k.a. Synchro de Mayo) – Becket – Don Veino 20180430

Type: Contra Dance, Becket Left/CW Status: Proven I’ve written a series of dances playing with the residual tension from the last contact in a roll-away and this one I feel is my simplest solution to date for it feeding a … Continue reading

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The Devils A Swinger – DI – Don Veino 20171012

Type: Contra Dance, Duple Improper Status: DRAFT The actual title of this dance is “The Devil’s A Swinger” but WordPress currently won’t show the post if any form of apostrophe is used in the post title, so this is the … Continue reading

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I ♥ Devil Dogs – DI – Don Veino 20171012

Type: Contra Dance, Duple Improper Status: DRAFT Yep, named for the snack cake that was my second favorite in the Drake’s lineup when I was a kid, right behind Ring Dings and just before Yodels. OK, so maybe behind Yodels … Continue reading

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Strolling & Rolling – Becket – Don Veino 20170725

Type: Contra Dance, Becket Left/CW Status: DRAFT This dance sprang out of my interest in doing something unique out of a Partner Roll Away. I’ve experienced other callers’ attempts at making a roll away feed something with Partner focus like … Continue reading

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(Riding in the) Zoomy Car – DI – Don Veino 20170717

Type: Contra Dance, Duple Improper Status: Proven The A parts of this composition were inspired by Lindsey Dono’s work-in-progress composition Working Title (WT), which I’d become involved in discussing. Lindsey, several others and I were challenged to date in finding … Continue reading

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I ♥ Faeries – DI – Don Veino 20170125

Type: Contra Dance, Duple Improper Status: Public, Proven Writtten in response to a challenge on the Shared Weight Caller’s Discussion List, here’s my take on a non-glossary way out of the Dublin Bay style Down-the-Hall figure – via a believed … Continue reading

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I ♥ Unicorns – DI – Don Veino 20170203

Type: Contra Dance, Duple Improper Status: Public, Proven The “♥” in the title is spoken as “Heart” – the title for this dance was given by our 5 year old daughter Raeden and inspired the unique Mirror Mad Robin and … Continue reading

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