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Square Dance Calls authored by Ed Fraidenburg

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37 records

 

 Break The Chain 

Definition:
 

From a DPT: Centers Right Pull By, Left to the outside where centers Courtesy Turn 3/4 to end in facing lines.

Ed Fraidenburg

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Broken Wheel 

Definition:
 

From 2-faced lines: Trailers (in-facers) Ferris Wheel & Sweep 1/4; Leaders (out-facers) Cast Off 3/4 (around the end) and slide over behind the centers. Ends in a DPT.

Ed Fraidenburg

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Cast Chain Thru 

Definition:
 

Version #1 (Tom Tarleton - 1967). Same as Chain The Line.

Version #2 (Ed Fraidenburg - 1971). From parallel waves: Arm turn 3/4 then Fan Chain Thru (call directionally).

Tom Tarleton and Ed Fraidenburg 1967-71

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Convert To Lines 

Definition:
 

From 1/4 or 3/4 line/wave: Centers (Partner) Hinge and outfacers Run; outsides (Partner) Trade and Roll to finish in facing lines.

Ed Fraidenburg

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Cross And Trade 

Definition:
 

From a box circulate: In-facers pull by with outside hands (Cross), all Trade.

Ed Fraidenburg

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Cross Trade 

Definition:
 

From a wave, line of four or two-faced line: Ends Crossrun, then do a Trade with the new ends. Right hand waves finish as left hand waves; regular lines finish as lines with centers facing one way and ends facing the other; two-faced lines finish as two-faced lines.

Ed Fraidenburg 1970

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Diamond Cycle 

Definition:
 

From a facing diamond: Points move up (as in Fan the Top); all Recycle.

Ed Fraidenburg

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Diamond Deal 

Definition:
 

From a regular diamond: Points move up (as in Fan the Top); all Wheel & Deal.

Ed Fraidenburg

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Diamond Fan The Top 

Definition:
 

From twin diamond formation: In each diamond, centers arm turn 3/4 as the points move up a quarter. Finishes with point to point diamonds.

Ed Fraidenburg 1973

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Disconnect 

Definition:
 

From facing couples: Belles Press Right and Fold; all Extend twice (move up one position) to form a box circulate.

Ed Fraidenburg

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Double The Cycle 

Definition:
 

From a 1/4 tag: Centers Recycle and Spread; new centers Extend (touch) and Recycle and move back. Ends in facing lines.

Ed Fraidenburg

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Fire (It) Up 

Definition:
 

From a 2-faced line: Couples Hinge; ends Cross Fold, centers Extend.

Ed Fraidenburg

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Fire (It) Up 

Definition:
 

From a 2-faced line: As couples Hinge; ends Cross Fold; all Extend.

Ed Fraidenburg

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Flip In 

Definition:
 

From waves: Ends 1/2 Circulate, centers Hinge, new centers Flip the Diamond, outsides Explode.

Ed Fraidenburg

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Fold Up 

Definition:
 

From 2-faced line: Ends Cross Fold; Extend and Trade.

Ed Fraidenburg

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Invert To A Line 

Definition:
 

From columns: Invert the Column (C-2)* and Face In. Ends in facing lines.

* -- To Invert the Column: Lead dancers Peel away and others follow to form a column.

Ed Fraidenburg

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Linear Cross The Ocean 

Definition:
 

From a wave: Hinge; outfacers Fold; Leaders Pass Thru and Face Right; trailers Left Touch 1/4 to become centers of a wave. (From a r-h wave this is: Hinge, Box (Split) Circulate, and Weave.)

Ed Fraidenburg

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Load And Fire 

Definition:
 

From facing lines: Ends Load the Boat but Touch 1/4 instead of the third Pass Thru; centers Veer Left, Couples Hinge, Crossfire.

Ed Fraidenburg

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Lock And Roll 

Definition:
 

From a line/wave: centers Hinge and U-Turn Back (Roll twice) as ends Fan the Top.

Ed Fraidenburg

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Loop And Divide 

Definition:
 

From double pass thru formation: Inside two Pair Off and then Peel Off to face in on the ends. Trailers step forward and Quarter Out as the centers of a new line. Centers face out and ends face in.

Ed Fraidenburg 1966

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Loop And Peel 

Definition:
 

From completed double pass thru formation: Leads Cloverleaf to become centers. Trailers step forward and Quarter Out to become ends. Finishes in parallel lines, centers facing in and ends facing out.

Ed Fraidenburg

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 R/L Wheel & Ferris 

Definition:
 

From back to back lines: All couples Wheel Right (Left) 1/4; all Ferris Wheel.

Ed Fraidenburg

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Ride The Cycle 

Definition:
 

From a 1/4 tag: Wave ends and outside beaus Extend; wave dancers Recycle as outfacing outsides Run.

Ed Fraidenburg

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Right/Left Wheel & Deal 

Definition:
 

From back to back lines: All couples Wheel Right (Left) 1/4; all Wheel & Deal.

Ed Fraidenburg

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Roll The Column 

Definition:
 

From columns: Centers Box Circulate and Quarter In, Ends Trade & Roll.

Ed Fraidenburg

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Run Back 

Definition:
 

Version #1

From various formations: Those designated do the "Run" while the others do a U-turn back. (Earle Park 1973)

Version #2

From various formations: Those designated do the "Run" and then everyone does a U-turn back. (Ed Fraidenburg 1973)

Earle Park and Ed Fraidenburg 1973

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Scoot, Trade And Roll 

Definition:
 

From box formation: Do a Scoot Back, then arm turn half with adjacent dancer and Roll to face. Finishes as facing couples.

Ed Fraidenburg 1974

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Snap Back And Weave 

Definition:
 

From parallel lines or waves: Partners or "Neighbors" Tag. New centers Turn Thru while those facing out turn back to form right hand waves. Those facing in weave by right shoulders then catch left int he center for a Single Hinge. Meanwhile those facing out Quarter Right to become ends of parallel waves.

Ed Fraidenburg 1975

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Spin Chain The Diamond 

Definition:
 

From parallel waves: All do a Spin Back to form twin diamonds. All then do a Diamond Circulate. Centers of the wave across the set Trade and all Fan Back. Finishes in parallel waves.

Ed Fraidenburg 1972

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Spin Thru 

Definition:
 

Version #1

From facing couples or a wave: Spin the Top then Turn Thru. Finishes with couples back to back. (Mac Parker 1965)

COMMENT: Call directionally.

Version #2

From facing couples: Step in to a wave and arm turn 3/4 and pull by. Those facing pull by with a left. Finishes with couples back to back (like a lead to the left). (Ed Fraidenburg 1967)

COMMENT: Same move as Swing And Cross.

Mac Parker and Ed Fraidenburg 1965-67

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Split Cross Circulate 

Definition:
 

From Parallel waves: Ends facing in and adjacent centers Split Circulate; outfacing ends Cross Run, infacing centers diagonal Circulate to other center of other line.

Ed Fraidenburg

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Spread The Diamond 

Definition:
 

From a diamond: Centers Trade & Spread as Points Diamond Circulate.

Ed Fraidenburg

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Spread The Diamond 

Definition:
 

From any diamond: Centers Trade and Spread as point Diamond Circulate.

Ed Fraidenburg

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Stay Busy 

Definition:
 

From parallel lines/waves with ends in tandem: Ends Hourglass Circulate to become very centers and very ends, original centers Hinge; Center four in the diamond Flip the Diamond as the outside four move along to the next (Counter Rotate 1/4) and Slide Thru.

Ed Fraidenburg

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Step And Slide (In, Out, Right, Left) 

Definition:
 

From a line of four: Centers take one step forward as the ends slide together to stand behind them. Finishes with one couple behind another. If the extra calls "In, Out, Right, Left or Zig Zag" are added, each individual dancer turns in place as required (Dewey Berry 1971).

Ed Fraidenburg 1967

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Triple Hinge & Cross 

Definition:
 

From wherever a Triple Trade is possible: Six dancers Hinge; lonesome two move up to become ends (points) as very centers Sashay back-to-back and move up to become other ends (points).

Ed Fraidenburg

This definition is from SCVSDA Note Service by Bill Davis.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

 Turn And Fold 

Definition:
 

From a wave: Centers Turn Thru or Left Turn Thru and ends Fold behind them. Finishes in a four person box.

Ed Fraidenburg 1973

This definition is from The Handbook of Modern Square Dancing by Jay King.
It is provided here for informational and educational purposes only.

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