A waltz by Jerry and Charlie Tuffield of Denver, Colorado.
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Music: "The Emperor Waltz," by Strauss
Record: LS 229
Position: Open, facing LOD.
Footwork: Opposite throughout, instructions for man.
1-4 WAIT FOR TWO MEAS; BAL APART; BAL TOG
1-4 WALTZ AWAY; WOMAN TURNS; WALTZ; WALTZ
In open pos, inside hands joined, waltz fwd in LOD,
turning slightly away from partner; man waltzes in place
while woman turns half LF to face partner in 3 steps (L, R,
L); stepping fwd in LOD on man's L (woman's R), do two
LF turning waltzes, ending in open pos, facing LOD.
5-8 STEP SWING; STEP TOUCH; AROUND 2, 3; STEP
Step on L foot, swing R foot while pivoting back-to-back
on L; step R, touch L, ; releasing man's R and woman's L
hands, and joining man's L and woman's R hand, man
turns LF (woman RF) to continue on around in 3 steps (one
waltz meas) to face partner; step R, touch L, open out.
9-12 Repeat meas 1-4.
13-16 Repeat meas 5-8, ending in butterfly pos, man's
17-20 WALTZ BAL LEFT; WALTZ BAL RIGHT; CROSS, 2, 3;
Starting on man's L, step to the side in LOD, stepping
briefly on R foot behind L, step in place on L; repeat,
starting to RLOD on R foot (woman's L); partners
exchange places by releasing man's R and woman's L
hands and woman crossing (woman turns RF) under joined
man's L and woman's R hands to face partner in butterfly
pos, man facing COH, woman facing wall (make progress
in LOD during cross); step R, touch L, .
21-24 WALTZ BAL LEFT; WALTZ BAL RIGHT; CROSS, 2, 3;
Repeat meas 17-18; partners exchange places by releasing
man's L and woman's R hands and woman crossing
(woman turns LF) under joined man's R and woman's L
hands, to end facing partner in butterfly pos, with man
facing wall; step R, touch L, .
25-28 SOLO TURN, 2, CLOSE; ON AROUND, 2, CLOSE;
STEP, SWING (in LOD); MANEUVER, 2, 3
Starting fwd on man's L and turning away from partner to
L (woman to R), waltz fwd to a back-to-back pos on first
meas; continuing turn, step back in LOD on man's R; and
finish solo turn to end facing partner, man's back to COH
(progress is made in LOD during meas 25-26); step on L
and swing R fwd in LOD; man maneuvers in 3 steps to end
with man's back to LOD, closed pos. Note: meas 27 is
danced in open pos.
29-32 WALTZ; WALTZ; WALTZ; TWIRL
Three RF turning waltzes, starting with man's L foot back
in LOD and turning 1 « CW turn; woman twirls RF on last
meas, and open out.
Ending: After the third time through, twirl the lady and bow.
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