A waltz written by Jess and Ellis Gates of San Antonio.
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Music: "Caprice Viennoise"
Record: LS 253
Position at introduction, open, facing LOD, inside hands joined.
Footwork: Opposite throughout, directions for man.
Introduction: four measures
1-4 WAIT; WAIT; APART, POINT, ; TOGETHER (to
1-4 WALTZ BAL L; WALTZ BAL R; VINE, 2, 3;
THROUGH, SIDE CLOSE
In butterfly pos, man's back to COH, waltz bal L by
stepping to L side in LOD on L swaying upper body to L,
step on R foot cross in back of L (woman also cross in
back), step in place on L; step on R foot twd RLOD,
swaying upper body twd R, step on L foot cross in back of
R, step in place on R foot; man steps on L in LOD, crosses
R behind L (woman also cross in back), step to side on L;
step through on R in front of L, step to side on L, close R to
5-8 STEP, SWING, ; STEP, TOUCH, ; CHANGE SIDES, 2,
3; 4, 5, 6
In open pos, step fwd in LOD on L, swing R fwd, pivoting
to back to back pos, hold one count; step to side (LOD) on
R, touch L to R; change hands joining man's L and
woman's R and holding joined hands high, man turns L-
face and walks half way around woman in 6 steps (1 meas)
to end facing COH, while woman turns R face and walks
under joined hands 6 steps to end facing wall and in
9-16 REPEAT MEAS 1-8 in RLOD, ending in open pos, facing
17-20 WALTZ AWAY, 2, 3; WALTZ TOG, 2, 3; ROLL OUT, 2,
3; LADY MANEUVER, 2, 3
In open pos, starting man's L, waltz away from partner, L,
R, L, moving in LOD; waltz twd partner and LOD, stepping
fwd on man's R, step to side on man's L (twd LOD),
turning to face partner, close R to L and at the same time
change hands to man's L and woman's R, and face RLOD;
stepping back twd LOD on man's L, and releasing hands,
partners roll out and around (man R-face, woman L-face),
man stepping R, L; continuing on around twd LOD, woman
maneuvers in front of man with her back to LOD in closed
pos, while man steps R, L, R.
21-24 L-FACE WALTZ TURN; L-FACE WALTZ TURN;
TWIRL, 2, 3; STEP, TOUCH,
Dance two L-face turning waltzes down LOD, making a 3/4
turn to end with man's back to COH; woman twirls under
her R and man's L arms down LOD as man dances fwd in
LOD, L, R, L; step fwd on R, touch L, end in momentary
25-32 REPEAT MEAS 17-24, ending in closed pos, man's back
33-36 FWD, SIDE, CLOSE; WALTZ (TWINKLE), 2, 3; WALTZ
(TWINKLE), 2, 3; MANEUVER, 2, 3
Dance a « box waltz, stepping fwd twd wall on L, to R side
in RLOD on R, close L to R, turning to semi-closed pos;
man steps fwd in LOD on R, close L to R, step in place on
R (woman steps fwd on L, turning to banjo, steps R, L in
place); still facing LOD, man steps in place L, R, L, while
woman steps fwd twd RLOD on R, turning to semi-closed
steps L, R; man maneuvers « R-face (R, L, R) to face
RLOD as woman steps in place, L, R, L.
37-40 WALTZ; WALTZ; WALTZ; TWIRL, 2, 3
Man steps back in LOD on L to start 3 R-face turning
waltzes, moving LOD; woman twirls R-face L, R, L, as
man walks R, L, R; end in butterfly, man's back COH;
woman twirls R-face L, R, L, as man walks R, L, R; end in
butterfly, man's back COH.
Repeat the dance once (meas 1-40) and end with a twirl on meas
40 the second time through.
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