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 (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

Barry's tune or any suitable 32 bar waltz.

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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