A waltz by Dena M. Fresh of Wichita, Kansas.
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Music: "Paris Valentine"
Record: LS 216-45
Position: Open, facing LOD. Instructions for man, woman does
Introduction: Wait 2 meas, bal apart, bal together.
1-4 STEP, SWING, RISE; STEP, SWING, RISE; SPOT-
TURN AROUND, 2, 3; 4, 5, 6
Step fwd in LOD on L, swing R fwd, rise onto ball of L
foot by lifting L heel slightly from floor; repeat on R; spot-
turn L face once around with 6 steps, starting on L (woman
turn R face and start on R). End in open pos facing LOD.
5-8 Repeat meas 1-4 and end facing partner in closed pos,
man's back to COH.
9-12 PAS DE BASQUE (L); PAS DE BASQUE (R); SIDE,
BEHIND, SIDE; DIP (CROSS) SIDE, CLOSE
On man's L, pas de basque to L (cross R in back - woman
cross in back also); pas de basque to R on R (cross L in
back - woman cross R in back); step L to side in LOD, step
R behind L, step L to side; cross R over L with slight dip
(woman opp), step to side on L, close R to L.
13-16 DIP BACK; MANEUVER; WALTZ; WALTZ
In closed pos, man dip back on L (woman fwd on R); with
3 steps (R, L, R) maneuver man's back to LOD; dance two
R-face turning waltz steps to end facing partner, man's
back to COH, both hands joined.
17-20 BAL APART; BAL TOGETHER (BUTTERFLY BANJO);
AROUND, 2, 3; 4, 5, 6
Step back (away) from partner on man's L, touch R to L;
step twd partner on man's R, touch L to R and assume
butterfly-banjo pos with arms wide-spread and R hips
together; starting L (woman's R) walk half way around
with 6 steps to end with man facing COH (woman facing
21-24 STAR-TWIRL, 2, 3; 4, 5, 6; (MANEUVER) WALTZ;
Drop man's L and woman's R hands (retain man's R and
woman's L hand hold), starting man's L walk on around
woman with 6 steps to end with man's back to LOD - while
woman does a 1 1/4 L-face spot twirl under the joined
hands in 6 steps, starting on her R; man step back in LOD
on L and dance two R-face turning waltz steps.
25-28 Repeat meas 17-20.
29-32 Repeat meas 21-24, end in open pos.
Repeat dance three more times. On fourth time through, omit steps
for meas 25-32 and substitute ENDING.
25-28 BAL APART; BAL TOGETHER; BAL APART;
Meas 25-26 same as meas 17-18; step back from partner
once more; on man's R (woman's L) maneuver man's back
to LOD and assume closed pos.
29-32 WALTZ; WALTZ; TWIRL; BOW
Man step back in LOD on L and dance two R-face turning
waltzes; twirl woman in usual way; bow.
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