Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts

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

 Language:

From Facing Couples. EN: 10
Fra Facing Couples. DK: 10

1. Circle Left the first given fraction and Step To A R-H Wave; EN: 20
Circle left den først givne fraktion, Step to a Right hand Wave (Touch); DK: 20
2. Arm Turn the second given fraction or do the anything call. EN: 30
Arm Turn den anden givne fraktion - eller udfør anything-Callet. DK: 30

Circle By 1/2 By 3/4:

 førCircle By 1/2 By 3/4 efterCircle Left 1/2 og Step To A R-H Wave efterArm Turn 3/4 (færdig)
Circle By 1/4 By Recycle:

 førCircle By 1/4 By Recycle efterCircle Left 1/4 og Step To A R-H Wave efterRecycle (færdig)

Noter:
• The anything call is done from a Wave, not from Facing Couples. This makes a difference for calls such as Recycle or Single Wheel. EN: 40
Anything callet udføres fra en Wave, ikke fra Facing Couples - så husk Touch da det har betydning ved calls som Recycle eller Single Wheel. DK: 40
• 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. EN: 50

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. EN: 475

Mirror Circle By fraction By fraction | anything [C3B]:
From Facing Couples. Circle Right the first given fraction and Step To A Left-Hand Wave; Arm Turn the second given fraction or do the anything call. This call has historically been known as Reverse Circle ByEN: 476

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Choreography for Circle By fraction By fraction | anything