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Nashville Turnabout

by Kathy Anderson

Permission: full

FormationBase: Grid Square
Progression: Single. One square
PhraseStructure: 8*8*2

Figures:

A1

(8) Heads go forward and back

(8) [Heads] Right and left through with partner with power turn; face out

A2

(8) [Groups of four] Heads right and left through with partner with power turn; face square #2

(8) [Heads] Right and left through with partner

B1

(8) Sides go forward and back

(8) [Sides] Right and left through with partner with power turn; face out

B2

(8) [Groups of four] Sides right and left through with partner with power turn; face square #2

(8) [Sides] Right and left through with partner

C1

(8) Women star right 3/4 [with square #2]

(8) C1 corner swing [with square #2]

C2

(8) Men star left 3/4 [with square #2]

(8) C2 corner swing

D1

(4) Women star right 1/2

(12) Partner swing

D2

(8) In a square, go forward and back [with square #2]

(8) Partner swing

Calling Notes:

Progression is a knight's move: on to next square, and then move one position counterclockwise.

Break:
A1 Partner do-si-do
C1 corner do-si-do
A2 Partner swing
C1 corner allemande left 1
B1 Grand right and left (PR;C3L;C2R;C1L;PR;C3L;C2R;C1L)

Other breaks to add after D2:
E1 [All eight] Circle left 3/4
Partner swing

or

E1 Partner promenade counterclockwise 3/4
Partner swing
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