WELLINGTON WALTZ

Written by Michael Waters 1984

Music: Waltz 2 x 64 bars, signature tune

Formation: Quadrille, 4 couples

Numbering: Tops and Sides

Bars

Intro

Honour Partner, honour corner

Join hands around set to form a circle.

8

Circle Left 7 slow steps, then tap, tap.

8

Circle Right 7 slow steps, then tap, tap

Top couples, face partner, join inside hands

2

Top men take 2 side-steps in towards centre with lady turning clockwise under manís left arm.

2

2 side-steps out with lady turning anticlockwise.

4

Waltz across in ballroom hold to opposite side of set.

8

Side couples repeat.

8

Top ladies chain across. (pause, turn twice)

 

(pause in centre with right hands joined, then left hand to and turn as in normal ladiesí chain

 

with opposite man, but twice around.)

8

Side ladies chain across.

8

Grand Chain half way round set with wide turns by right or left hands.

Start facing partner, give right hand; meet partner on opposite side.

8

Waltz half way round set to man's place.

(Ladies are in opposite place).

64

Repeat with side couples leading.

(Finish with original partners in original place.)

Notes:

  1. This dance was a winner of the Bush Music Club Dance Competition in 1984.
  2. This is one of Michaelís early dances.
  3. Michael also wrote the signature tune.

 

Dance Description Copyright Don Richmond  2004
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This page last updated May 11, 2004