A waltz by Dena M. and Elwyn Fresh of Wichita, Kansas.
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Music: "Love's Old Sweet Song"
Record: LS 249-45
Position: Open, facing LOD, instructions for man.
Footwork: Opposite throughout.
Introduction: Wait 2 meas, bal apart, bal together.
1-4 FWD WALTZ; ROLL/CHANGE (places); TWINKLE;
In open pos facing LOD, waltz fwd on man's L turning
slightly away from partner; release hands and roll RF twd
wall and behind woman, stepping R, L, R turning once
around (woman roll LF and in front of man stepping L, R,
L turning once around) to end with man on outside (woman
on inside) facing LOD with man's L and woman's R hands
joined; twinkle in LOD step through twd LOD on man's
L, step to side in LOD on R turning to face partner, close L
to R; keeping handhold, man maneuver his back to LOD
and at the same time twirl woman R-face under the joined
hands and slightly to RLOD to end in closed pos.
5-8 WALTZ (RF); WALTZ; WALTZ; OPEN OUT
In closed pos, starting with man's back to LOD, dance 3 RF
turning waltz steps and open out to face LOD in open pos.
9-12 Repeat meas 1-4.
13-16 Repeat meas 5-8, except end in closed pos, man's
17-20 VINE (LOD); THROUGH, POINT, ; BACK, POINT, ;
THROUGH, SIDE, CLOSE (turn)
In LOD, step to side on L, step behind L on R, step to side
again on L (woman opp); loosen pos to semi-closed and
step through twd LOD on man's R (woman's L), point L
fwd in LOD; step back in RLOD on L, point R in back twd
RLOD with a straight knee and looking over own shoulder;
step through again in LOD on R, step to side in LOD on L,
close R to L and turn to face RLOD, joining man's L and
woman's R hand.
21-24 TWINKLE (RLOD); TWINKLE (LOD); THROUGH,
SPOT/TURN, AROUND; STEP, TOUCH,
Twinkle in RLOD step through twd RLOD in L, step to
side in RLOD on R, close L to R and turn to face LOD
joining man's R and woman's L hand; twinkle LOD step
through twd LOD on man's R, step to side in LOD on L,
close R to L and turn to face RLOD briefly joining man's L
and woman's R hand; step through twd RLOD on man's L
(woman's R), and spot turn away from partner (man RF,
woman LF) releasing hands and stepping R, L; step to side
in RLOD on man's R, touch L to R and join both hands
with partner, man's back to COH.
25-28 BAL AWAY; BAL TOGETHER; BAL AWAY; BAL TO
With both hands joined, bal away from partner, stepping
back on L twd COH (woman twd wall) at arms' length, step
R, L in place; step twd partner on R, step L, R in place; step
back again on L step R, L in place; step twd partner R, L, R
and assume butterfly banjo pos.
29-32 AROUND, 2, 3; MANEUVER; WALTZ (RF); WALTZ
On man's L (woman's R) walk fwd making a one-and-a-
quarter CW turn and maneuvering man's back to LOD; in
closed pos step back on man's L in LOD and dance two RF
turning waltzes, ending with man's back to COH.
33-36 BAL LEFT; BAL RIGHT; BAL FWD (woman start slow
turn); BAL BACK (woman complete turn)
Bal to man's L side L, R, L (woman opp); bal to R side R,
L, R; man bal twd wall L, R, L as woman starts a slow 6-
count RF turn under man's L and her R hand, beginning
with her R; man bal back twd COH R, L, R as woman
completes her turn and both face LOD in open pos.
Sequence: Entire dance is done three times. End with a bow on the
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