Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts

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Circle By {fraction} By {fraction} | {anything} [C1]
(Lee Kopman 1971)
 C1:

From Facing Couples.

1. Circle Left the first given fraction and Step To A R-H Wave;
2. Arm Turn the second given fraction or do the anything call.

Circle By 1/2 By 3/4:

 Circle By 1/2 By 3/4之前 Circle Left 1/2 并做 Step To A R-H Wave之后 Arm Turn 3/4之后 (完成)
Circle By 1/4 By Recycle:

 Circle By 1/4 By Recycle之前 Circle Left 1/4 并做 Step To A R-H Wave之后 Recycle之后 (完成)

• The anything call is done from a Wave, not from Facing Couples. This makes a difference for calls such as Recycle or Single Wheel.
• In the past, some callers believed that the default fractions were 1/4 and 1/4 and would simply call 'Circle By' without any fractions expecting the dancers to do a Circle By 1/4 By 1/4. This usage is considered inappropriate today.

Single Circle By fraction By fraction | anything [obsolete]: Single Circle the first given fraction and Step To A R-H Mini-Wave; Arm Turn the second given fraction or do the anything call. Single Circle By was voted off the C1 list several years ago.

Mirror Circle By fraction By fraction | anything [C3B]: 起始于 Facing Couples. 按照第一个分数 做 Circle Right, 然后接成左手 Wave; 按照第二个分数 做 Arm Turn 或做任何口令. 这个口令历史上叫做 Reverse Circle By.

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Choreography for Circle By fraction By fraction | anything