Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
Diagonal Column | Line | Wave Concept [C4]

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Diagonal Column | Line | Wave Concept -- [C4]
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A Diagonal Column | Line | Wave is a Distorted Column | Line | Wave in which the facing directions of the dancers are off by 45° relative to the Column | Line | Wave (i.e., if everybody individually turned 45° to the Right or Left, then they would be in the named formation). For example, from a Butterfly formation, there are two Diagonal Columns or two Diagonal Lines | Waves. EN: 10

Diagonal Column:

 From here... EN: 20 Think of working here... EN: 30 or here. EN: 40
 These are (Twin) Diagonal Columns. You can work in a single Column or in Twin Columns depending upon the call. EN: 50

Diagonal Column Dixie Style To A Wave:

 beforeDiagonal Column Dixie Style To A Wave afterCenters Right Pull By afterLeft Touch 1/4 (done)

Diagonal Line | Wave:

 From here... EN: 20 Think of working here... EN: 30 or here. EN: 40

Normally, calls done within a Diagonal Column|Line|Wave start and end on the four footprints of the Diagonal Column|Line|Wave. Occasionally, from a Butterfly, the caller may give a call which rotates the Diagonal by 90° (such as Diagonal Wave Lockit or Diagonal Wave Spin The Top). In this case, the dancers end in the footprints of the other 1x4. EN: 60

Diagonal Wave Spin The Top:

 beforeDiagonal Wave Spin The Top afterDiagonal Wave Swing afterDiagonal Wave Fan The Top (done)

 From Interlocked Blocksyou have Diagonal Lines of 3... EN: 70 Think of working here. EN: 80

 These are (Parallel) Diagonal Lines. You can work in a single Line or in Parallel Lines depending upon the call. EN: 90