A Clap of Thunder

Choreography: Sharon Green, Florentina Corbescu, Kit Clarke, Luanne
Stiles and Marie-Louise Hendel as part of Scott Higgs'
Choreography workshop, English Week, August 2014
Tune: Contre Danze 178, by Johanne de Gruytters, 1746
Formation: Duple minor longways

A11-2 Partners dance into line, right-shoulder to right-shoulder
3-4 Partners cast left to place
A21-2 Partners dance into line, left-shoulder to left-shoulder
3-4 Partners cast right to place
B11-2 On the diagonal, Corners meet in 2 steps,
pause for 1 beat, and clap own hands on beat 4
3-4 All cast right (4 steps) to place
5-6 1st Corners change places
7-8 2nd Corners change places [All face partner]
9-10 Ones cast up, ending on the ends of a line of 4
facing up while
Twos 2-hand turn 1/2-way and face up


W1   M2   W2   M1

B21-4 Line of 4 lead up a double, fall back reforming the set
5-10 Ones cast down and 1/2 figure 8 up while
Twos lead up, cast down, and lead up again

With thanks to Margaret and Jeff Bary, Lynn Feinman, and Joe Sykes for joining our demo set on Friday, August 8th.