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A waltz written by Dena M. Fresh of Wichita, Kansas
Record: LS 267
Track 3, LS CD-1007 “Terpsichore's Delight”
Also Track 3, LS CD-1007 “Terpsichore's Delight”
Position: Open and facing for introduction, open for the dance.
Footwork: Opposite throughout.
Introduction: Wait 2 measures, Apart, Point, Together, Touch,
1-4 WALTZ AWAY; WALTZ TOGETHER, BACK UP (IN
LOD); TURN IN (to face LOD)
With inside hands joined, waltz away from each other;
waltz back twd each other, turn in, change hands (man's L
and woman's R) and face RLOD; in open pos, facing
RLOD, do one waltz step backward twd LOD; turn in twd
each other, changing hands again and facing LOD.
5-8 SOLO WALTZ TURN; , , ; STEP, SWING, ; STEP,
Do a solo waltz turn in two measures out and away from
each other, and full around (man turning L-face and woman
R-face); facing LOD in open pos step, swing, ; step,
9-16 Repeat measures 1-8, except on measure 8 step and face
partner, joining both hands, man's back to COH.
1-4 BALANCE TOGETHER; BALANCE APART; CHANGE
With man's back to COH, balance together into butterfly
sidecar pos, with L hips almost touching; balance apart;
change places in two measures, woman passing under her R
and man's L arms to end facing each other.
5-8 Repeat measures 1-4 back to original positions. Use the
same hands as before.
9-12 BALANCE LEFT; BALANCE RIGHT; VINE, 2, 3;
Waltz balance L; waltz balance R; step twd LOD on man's
L, behind on R, to L on L; step through cross in front on R,
touch L, .
13-16 BALANCE BACK; MANEUVER; WALTZ (R-FACE); TWIRL
Taking closed pos, balance back on man's L; maneuver
man's back to LOD; do one R-face turning waltz; twirl the
Dance is done three times.
Ending: Facing, man's back to COH: Balance L; Balance R; Twirl
the lady; bow.
NOTE: In the first instructions issued, it was indicated for
measures 5-8, Part B, that the woman change back to place under
the lead hands again, her L and man's R. This would necessitate
butterfly banjo pos. Most people have preferred a simple repeat
instead of a reverse and we have written it this way. If you prefer
changing hands on the repeat, it will not bother anyone else, but we
recommend the instructions, above.
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