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The Waltz Contra Dance

Source: Barry Moule; published in English Dance & Song, Winter 1976. Vol XXXVIII. No. 3
Formation: Longways; Proper

A1 Star Right (4); Star Left (4)
A2 First Corners Allemande Right 1/2 (2)
Second Corners Allemande Right 1/2
First Corners Allemande Left 1/2 (2)
Second Corners Allemande Left 1/2 (2)
B1 #1s Facing each other and taking Right Hands: Chassée Down, turning the Lady AC on fourth step - #2s Move Up (4)
#1s Facing each other and taking Left Hands: Chassée Up into Second Place, turning the Lady CW on fourth step (4)
B2 Couples Waltz around each other AC, twice

Music:
Barry's tune or any suitable 32 bar waltz.

Notes:
If the dancers are not able to waltz then B2 can be a Full AC Poussette. Couples who can waltz are still able to do so while their Neighbours Poussette.

Original page from English Dance & Song, Winter 1976

The Waltz Contra Dance

Original page from English Dance & Song, Spring 1977

The Waltz Contra Dance
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