A waltz written by Henry (Buzz) Glass, Oakland, California.
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Couples stand side by side, with R hands joined over the girl's R
shoulder and the L hands joined in front of the men (Varsouvianna
pos). During the four measures of introduction, they rock slightly
fwd and back, and again fwd and back, if they wish.
1-2 BAL FWD; PARK LEFT
Without changing hand holds the woman waltzes over in
front of the man (L, R, L) and backs up to his L side,
stepping on her R foot and swinging the L foot out in front.
The man at the same time steps in place (L, R, L) while he
crosses her over in front of him, and steps on his R
swinging the L fwd.
3-4 BAL FWD; PARK RIGHT
She repeats by crossing back (L, R, L), (while he does
almost the same steps in place), and they both swing the L
fwd as they bal back on the R.
5-6 TWIRL, 2, 3; 4, 5, 6
Letting go with his R hand, he starts her fwd on a R face
twirl, and lets go of her hand. She does one complete, slow,
R face revolution in six steps. He follows her with very
light steps and takes her hands again in Varsouvianna pos.
7-8 ROCK FWD AND BACK
They both rock fwd on the L foot in one measure and back
on the R on the next.
9-16 REPEAT MEAS 1-8
17-24 MODIFIED BOX WALTZ FOR EIGHT MEASURES
They turn L face or CCW, turning nearly twice around, and
ending facing the wall. If they go fwd on the L foot on the
first beat of the first meas, and step behind with the R on
the second meas, and so on for the 8 measures, letting the
RL and LR fall where they will on the end of each meas,
they will come near enough to the box waltz to serve our
25-26 RUN THREE; SWING FWD
Letting go with their R hands, the girl runs fwd in front of
the man (still holding his L hand), while he works a little to
his R (L, R, L), and ends with her facing into the COH
while he faces the wall. In this pos they both step on the R
and swing on the L fwd.
27-28 AND BACK THREE; SWING AGAIN
Then running bwd for three steps, they end by the man
facing twd the COH and the lady facing out, and stepping
on the R, swing the L again
29-30 RUN AND DUCK UNDER
Running three steps fwd again, so both are almost facing in
the original pos, the man raises his L arm and the woman
turns L face under it. They are both facing fwd again
around the circle, resuming the Varsouvianna hold.
31-32 ROCK FWD AND BACK
They both rock fwd on the L on the first measure and back
on the R on the second.
They repeat the whole routine two more times, and start the fourth
time, finishing after the repeated turn-around, leaving plenty of
time for the final bow.
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