ONS Party Mescolanza
Formation: Lines of four facing lines of four in columns extending the length of the hall. The lines nearest the caller have their backs to the caller.
Music: Something with strong 8-count phrasing and a 64-count verse.
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57-64 – – – -; All Eight Circle Left;
1-8 – – – -; – – – -;
9-16 – – – -; – – Circle Right;
17-24 – – – -; – – – -;
25-32 – – – -; With your partner DoSaDo;
33-40 – – – -; With the opposite couple Star Right;
41-48 – – – -; Same four Star Left to home;
49-56 – – – -; Pass Thru two lines;
57-64 – – – -; [All Eight Circle Left];
1-16 Facing lines of four join hands and all eight Circle Left once around (or for sixteen beats).
17-32 The same dancers Circle Right once around (or for sixteen beats) back to home.
33-40 Partners face each other and do a Dosado.
41-48 Dancers turn to face the opposite line and each couple makes a Right-Hand Star with the opposite couple and those four dancers turn the star for eight beats.
49-56 The same four dancers Star Left back to their original facing lines.
57-64 Lines of four Pass Thru two lines of four and stop facing they are facing the third line of four. When lines reach the head or the foot of the hall, couples Wheel Around and face the opposite direction ready to dance with the approaching line of four.
Choreography by: Les Hinkel, Tobias, Nebraska
Source: Printed in Dancing For Busy People, page 238 and printed in CDP Journal, November 1997
Usage: This dance can be done with any combination of men and ladies in each line of four.
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