Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
The Gamut [C3A]
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The Gamut -- [C3A]
   (Lee Kopman)

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From Parallel Lines with the Centers in Tandem. EN: 10

Ends Circulate twice as the Centers Any Hand 3/4 Thru and Trade The Wave; all Cut The DiamondEN: 20

Ends in Parallel Lines. EN: 30

The Gamut
Ends Circulate twice
as Centers Cast Off 3/4, Slip, and Trade The Wave
Cut The Diamond


  • If you are a Center, don't forget the Very Centers Trade (as part of the Any Hand 3/4 Thru) before doing the Trade The Wave. EN: 40
  • Wait until everybody identifies the Diamond before attempting to Cut The Diamond! EN: 50
  • The Gamut is often used as a suffix to the preceding call (e.g., Boys Run The Gamut). EN: 60
  • Callers frequently Replace Cut The Diamond with another call. EN: 70

Swing The Gamut [C3A]:
From Parallel Waves or Eight Chain Thru. Arm Turn 1/2; The Gamut. Ends in Parallel Two-Faced Lines. EN: 181

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