Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
 
Definitions of Square Dance Calls and Concepts
 
 
From Parallel Lines with the Centers in Tandem.

Ends Circulate twice as the Centers Any Hand 3/4 Thru and Trade The Wave; all Cut The Diamond.

Ends in Parallel Lines.

   
before
The Gamut
 after
Ends Circulate twice
as Centers Cast Off 3/4, Slip, and Trade The Wave
 after
Cut The Diamond
(done)

Notes:
  • 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.
  • Wait until everybody identifies the Diamond before attempting to Cut The Diamond!
  • The Gamut is often used as a suffix to the preceding call (e.g., Boys Run The Gamut).
  • Callers frequently Replace Cut The Diamond with another call.

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

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