Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts

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1/4 | 1/2 | 3/4 Top [A1]
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From a Thar, a Squared Set after everyone Face In, or from other applicable formations. EN: 10

Arm Turn 1/2; Move forward (Centers in a star, Outsides around the outside) in a Circular path to meet the n-th dancer, where n = 1 for 1/4 Top, n = 2 for 1/2 Top, or n = 3 for 3/4 Top. EN: 20
Arm Turn 1/2; 沿圆形路线向前移动 (Centers 搭成星, Outsides 沿着外围) 直到与第n个舞者相遇, 1/4 Top 时 n= 1, 1/2 Top 时 n = 2, 3/4 Top 时 n = 3. CH: 20

Ends in a Thar. EN: 30

 这是下列各图的起始队形: Arm Turn 1/2之后 1/4 Top之后 1/2 Top之后 3/4 Top之后

• 1/4 Top, 1/2 Top, and 3/4 Top are known as fractional tops. They are based on the call All Eight Spin The Top [Plus]. EN: 40
1/4 Top, 1/2 Top, 和 3/4 Top 称为分数的 top. 它们是基于口令 All Eight Spin The Top [Plus]. CH: 40

• On All Eight Spin The Top, everybody does an Arm Turn 1/2 then moves up to meet the 4-th dancer. EN: 50
对于 All Eight Spin The Top, 每个人都做一个 Arm Turn 1/2, 然后向前移动直到遇到第4个舞者. CH: 50
• On 1/4 | 1/2 | 3/4 Top, everybody does an Arm Turn 1/2 then moves up to meet the n-th dancer, where n = 1 for 1/4 Top, n = 2 for 1/2 Top, or n = 3 for 3/4 Top. EN: 60
对于 All Eight Spin The Top, 每个人都做一个 Arm Turn 1/2, 然后向前移动直到遇到第n 个舞者, 1/4 Top 时 n = 1, 1/2 Top时n = 2, 3/4 Top 时 n = 3. CH: 60
• Do not rush these calls. In particular, these calls are often called in rapid succession (e.g., 3/4 Top, followed by a 1/4 Top, followed by a 1/2 Top, etc.). Do not get over-anxious and start another Arm Turn 1/2 until you actually hear the next call. EN: 70
做这些口令时不要仓促. 特别是, 这些口令经常快速连续的喊出来(例如, 3/4 Top, 紧接着 1/4 Top, 再紧接着 1/2 Top, 等等). 不要很着急地开始做又一个 Arm Turn 1/2, 而是要确实听到了下一个口令时再做. CH: 70
• Verbally or mentally count the dancers as they go by. Count to 3 for 3/4 Top; 2 for 1/2 Top, and 1 for 1/4 Top. EN: 80
在经过舞者时口里或心里数着数目. 3/4 Top 时数到 3; 1/2 Top 时数到 2, 1/4 Top 时数到 1. CH: 80
• The first part of these calls is to Arm Turn 1/2. Therefore, if the call is 1/4 Top, don't try to start by doing a 1/4 turn. EN: 90
这些口令的第一部分是一个 Arm Turn 1/2. 因此, 若口令是 1/4 Top, 不要在开始时做成一个 1/4 的转动. CH: 90

Additional starting formations for EN: 100
1/4 Top | 1/2 Top | 3/4 Top
 L-H Thar
 Facing Circle
 Funny Diamonds

 这是下列各图的起始队形: 1/4 Top之后 1/4 Thru之后

All Eight Spin The Top [Plus]:
From a Thar, a Squared Set after everyone Face In, or from other applicable formations. Arm Turn 1/2; Centers Star 3/4 as Outsides move up 1/4 of a Circle around the outside. Ends in a Thar. EN: 148

CALLERLAB definition for Fractional Tops

Choreography for 1/4 | 1/2 | 3/4 Top

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28-May-2024 03:38:55