Merry Mix Up

Formation: Four couples in a square formation.
Music: If the music repeats more than four times, add an appropriate Break Figure.

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Intro or
57-64   – – – -; Head couples Forward and Back;
    1-8   – – – -; Same four Right and Left Thru;
  9-16   – – – -; Same Two Ladies Chain;
17-24   – – – -; Head Ladies Chain to the Right;
25-32   – – – -; Same couples Pass Thru and;

33-40   Swing the one that came with you; – – – -;
41-48   – – – -; – – Promenade;
49-56   – – – -; Back to the lady’s home;
57-64   – – – -; Head couples Forward and Back;

Repeat for the heads and then repeat twice more for the Sides.

    1-8   Head couples go forward three steps and touch then back up three steps and touch.
  9-16   Same four dancers do a Right and Left Thru (right pull by and Courtesy Turn).
17-24   Those same two Ladies Chain across (ladies right pull by and Courtesy Turn with the opposite gent).
25-32   Those same two Ladies Chain to the right with the side couples.

33-40   The same couples (those that chained) Pass Thru on the diagonal with each other. All dancers then Swing with the dancer beside them (the first time through the sequence dancers should be Swinging with their original corner).
41-48   Dancers continue to Swing with their new partner.
49-64   Dancers Promenade all the way around the square returning to the lady’s original home position.

Choreography by: Ted Sannella, Massachusetts
Source: From New England Quadrilles by Bob Dalsemer; Printed in CDP Journal, July 1996
Usage: This is innovative choreography designed for square dancers with some previous community square dance experience.

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