Rope

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Postby Guest » 09/01/02 02:55 PM

I couldn't think of a more exciting subject. basically I am working on a rope routine. It has a lot of basis in the Sands routine. However the scissors are a very important part of the routine(they link onto the rope). I am looking for away to do the fake cut( done with the fingers in rope/sandsational) with the scissors in a realistic way, any ideas?

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Postby Richard Kaufman » 09/01/02 03:48 PM

Noah, you really need to locate Jean Merlin's lecture notes from the 1970s. His material with ropes is light years ahead of what anyone else has EVER done. Ditto for Sawa's later rope material, but none of that has been published.
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Postby Guest » 09/01/02 05:40 PM

Found the Merlin Notes.They are very inexpenseive, I think I'll get all of them, maybe I will be convinced to destroy rope every performance. I was reading some of the Sawa rope stuff in the Library of Magic book, thanks for going through the trouble to bring his material to English speaking people.

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