Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
 
Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
 
 
From applicable 3- or 4-dancer formations. The formation must have some dancers in a R-H Mini-Wave. For example, a R-H Mini-Wave Box or a Facing Diamond with the Centers in a R-H Mini-Wave.

  1. Those who can Right Arm Turn 1/4;
  2. those who meet and can Left Arm Turn 1/2;
  3. those who meet and can Right Arm Turn 3/4.

Usually ends in the same formation as the starting formation.

Remake is a 3-part call.

From a R-H Box:

 
     
before
Remake
 after
Right Arm Turn 1/4
 after
(Centers)
Left Arm Turn 1/2
 after
Right Arm Turn 3/4
(done)
From a Facing Diamond:

 
     
before
Remake
 after
(Centers)
Right Arm Turn 1/4
 after
Left Arm Turn 1/2
 after
(Centers)
Right Arm Turn 3/4
(done)
From a Triangle:

 
     
before
Remake
 after
(those who can)
Right Arm Turn 1/4
 after
(those who can)
Left Arm Turn 1/2
 after
(those who can)
Right Arm Turn 3/4
(done)

Notes:

Grand Remake [A2]: From applicable formations consisting of more than 4 dancers. Those who can Right Arm Turn 1/4; those who meet and can Left Arm Turn 1/2; those who meet and can Right Arm Turn 3/4.

before
Center 6 Grand Remake
 
   
after
Right Arm Turn 1/4
 after
Left Arm Turn 1/2
 after
Right Arm Turn 3/4
(done)
before
Grand Remake
 
   
after
Right Arm Turn 1/4
 after
Left Arm Turn 1/2
 after
Right Arm Turn 3/4
(done)

Any Hand Remake [A2]: From applicable 4-dancer formations. Those who can Arm Turn 1/4; those who meet Arm Turn 1/2 or Partner Trade; those who meet Arm Turn 3/4 or 'push' Cast Off 3/4. The Any Hand concept allows calls that always start with the Right-Hand to be done from formations in which some dancers have Right-Hands and some dancers have Left-Hands.

Any Hand Remake:

 
     
before
Any Hand Remake
 after
Arm Turn 1/4
 after
Centers Trade
 after
'push' Cast Off 3/4
(done)

1/4 (or 3/4) Thru [A1] (Dick Bayer and Holman Hudspeth 1969): From a R-H Mini-Wave Box, a R-H Facing Diamond (Centers with R-H, Ends with L-H), or other applicable formations. Those who can Right Arm Turn 1/4 (or 3/4); those who meet and can Left Arm Turn 1/2. Ends in a Wave.

Remake The Thar [A2] (Oscar Hilding 1971): From a Thar. Arm Turn 1/4 (to an Alamo Ring); alternating hands, Arm Turn 1/2; alternating hands, Arm Turn 3/4. Ends in a Thar.

Swing The Fractions [C1] (Lester Keddy): From Parallel Waves, Facing Diamonds, Thar, Alamo Ring, or other applicable formations. Those who can Right Arm Turn 1/4; those who can Left Arm Turn 1/2; those who can Right Arm Turn 3/4; those who can Left Arm Turn 1/2; those who can Right Arm Turn 1/4. Swing The Fractions is a 5-part call.

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