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Allemande Left

Definition of the noun Allemande Left

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noun

  1. (Square dance) Move in which two facing dancers take left hands or forearms, turn halfway around to the left, let go, and step forward.

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Google previewSquaredance Fundamentals (2007)

by John W. Jones

REDUNDANCY Allemande Left is a redundant form (a duplication) of Left Forearm Swing (or Left Hand Swing) under another name. Nowadays, unless it is executed with a Floatout (as, regrettably, it seldom is), it is functionally no different ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Country Music : The Ultimate Guide to the Music (1998)

The Ultimate Guide to the Music by Paul Kingsbury

Calls such as “allemande left,” “promenade,” “do-si-do,” and “sashay” are borrowed directly from the French dance terms allemande, promenade, dos-ti- dos, and chassez. Other calls, such as “ladies chain,” “split the ring,” and “grand right and ...

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