A waltz composed by Art Erwin, Detroit, Michigan.
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Position: Varsouvianna, facing LOD. Both start on L foot in part
A, the lady doing the counter part for the remainder.
Introduction: Four meas.
1-4 STEP SWING; PIVOT SWING; BACK, SIDE, FRONT;
Step fwd L, swing R fwd, swing R bwd, turning R about to
face RLOD (as in Irish Waltz). Modified grapevine in
LOD, both facing out (step back R, side L, cross in front
R), step L and draw R.
5-8 STEP SWING; PIVOT SWING; STEP, TURN, STEP;
Gent repeats 1-4 starting R in RLOD. Lady repeats 1-2
starting R in RLOD, steps bwd L, turn R, step fwd R in
RLOD, ending facing in, step L and draw R. End in closed
dance pos, with gent facing out.
9-10 STEP SWING; STEP, FACE, CLOSE
Open slightly facing LOD, step swing fwd L, step fwd R,
face partner and step sideward L and close R.
11-12 STEP SWING; TWIST, 2, 3
Repeat step swing fwd L, gent cross R over L unwind 1/4
turn L to face in, at the same time the lady glides fwd 3
steps around gent L, R, L, ending in closed pos.
13-16 BALANCE FWD; WALTZ; WALTZ; WALTZ
In closed dance pos, gent balances fwd L twd center
pivoting so that back is in LOD, starting back R, does 3
waltzes turning L, progressing in LOD to end facing LOD
in closed pos (completing 2 full turns).
17-20 STEP TOUCH; STEP, TURN, STEP; LADY PIVOT;
STEP, FACE, CLOSE
Step fwd L in LOD, touch R to L and hold; step fwd R, step
fwd L turning so that gent is facing in, lady out, R hips
adjacent (banjo pos), gent steps back R, lady fwd L; gent
steps back L; away from center, allowing R to remain fwd.
Lady steps fwd R, swings L fwd, and pivots R about to face
center, ending in semi-closed pos; gent steps R twd center,
face partner and steps sideward L, close R to L, ending in
closed pos facing LOD (lady does counterpart).
21-24 STEP TOUCH; STEP, TURN, STEP; LADY PIVOT;
STEP, FACE, CLOSE
25-28 DIP, 2, 3; LADY TWIRL; STEP, SWING; RETWIRL
Gent bal bwd L; moves fwd marking time R, L, R; while
Lady twirls full R turn under gent's L arm L, R, L; both
step swing twd center; gent again marks time L, R, L, while
lady retwirls L, R, L, back to closed dance pos, gent facing
29-32 DIP, 2, 3; STEP TOUCH; LADY TWIRL; STEP TOUCH
Gent bal back on L; step touch fwd R; gent marks time L,
R, L as lady twirls R 1 « under gent's L arm, stepping R
hold L; (canter rhythm) back to Varsouvianna pos; both
step touch fwd R; and hold, ready to repeat the dance.
Repeat the sequence three times. The fourth time, repeat through
measure 13 (bal fwd) then bal back R; twirl the lady under the
gent's L arm. End with bow and curtsey; R hand in R.
Another dance which can be done to this same music is
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