GLOW WORM GAVOTTE

 

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Record: LS E-46, side B, track 1

Position: Open, woman standing to man's R with near hands held
high.

Footwork: Opposite, directions for man with woman doing the
counterpart.

Measures
     1-2  WALK, 2, 3, POINT; WALK, 2, 3, POINT
     Starting on outside feet, take three steps forward in LOD
     (L, R, L) and point the inside foot (R). Just touch the
     extended toe to the floor with a little pat, and raise it again
     to continue the walk. Continue in the same direction (R, L,
     R, point L). Dancers can add some style by turning slightly
     toward the pointed foot, which would be first toward each
     other then away from each other.
     3-4  VINE, 2, 3, POINT; VINE, 2, 3, POINT
     Turning to face and joining both hands, step to the side in
     LOD on L, behind on the R, to the side again on L, and
     point R toward partner in front of L. Repeat in RLOD
     starting on R.
     5-6  CROSS, 2, 3, POINT; CROSS, 2, 3, POINT   TRADING
     PLACES
     Keeping just the man's R hand and woman's L joined,
     trade places in three steps. The man walks over to her place
     with L, R, L, holding his hand high so the woman can pass
     under it. He turns R-face and ends facing her. The woman
     steps R, L, R, passing under the joined hands and turning L-
     face to end facing the man. On the fourth count they point
     the free foot (man's R and woman's L) toward each other,
     bending the supporting leg slightly. They return to their
     original sides in the same way, man turning R-face (R, L,
     R, point L) and woman turning L-face (L, R, L, point R).
     7-8  FOUR TURNING TWO-STEPS
     Maneuvering into closed position, dance four turning R-
     face two-steps and end in open position.

VERSE 2
     1-2  WALK, 2, 3, POINT; SLIDE, SLIDE, STEP-TURN, DIP
     Starting on outside feet, walk 3 steps in LOD and point.
     Turning to face, take both hands and slide in RLOD twice
     (R, close L, R, close L). Step once more in RLOD on R,
     turning one quarter to face RLOD; dip back toward LOD
     on L, extending R straight forward toward RLOD.
     3-4  REPEAT 1-2 IN THE OPPOSITE DIRECTION
     Starting on man's R, walk three steps and point in RLOD,
     face and slide twice in LOD, step and turn to face LOD,
     and dip back toward RLOD.
     5-6  WALK-TWIRL, WALK-TWIRL, WALK-TWIRL, DIP
     Man walks forward in LOD six steps beginning on L while
     woman twirls three times (R, L, R, L, R, L) under her R
     hand and his L (lead hands). They then take closed position
     and dip toward the center of the hall, man stepping back on
     L and woman forward on R. On the last count man steps
     forward on R and woman back on L toward the wall.
     7-8  FOUR TURNING TWO-STEPS
     Repeat 7-8 of Verse 1.

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