The Banner Waltz

Written by Helen Romeo ©1998

Music: Waltz 4 x 64 bars

Formation: 8 couples in a circle, ladies on right of partner

Numbering: 1,2,3,4,1,2,3,4 anticlockwise around circle

Bars

 

1-16

1st Couples waltz around inside of set, finish in place

17-20

All ladies waltz in to centre and back while
Men move two places to the left around circle

21-24

Two hand (open) turn with new partner

25-28

All ladies in and back again, men move two places to left

29-32

Two hand turn with new partner (original opposite)

33-40

Couples 1 waltz to opposite place (anticlockwise around, inside set)

(37-44)

Couples 2 waltz to opposite place (8 bars overlap with Couples 1,3)

40-48

Couples 3 waltz to opposite place

49-64

Waltz chain 4 places to meet original partner. (RH bal in/back, change)

64

Repeat with couples 2 waltzing, and couples 2,3 and 4 waltzing across

64

Repeat with couples 3 waltzing, and couples 3,4 and 1 waltzing across

64

Repeat with couples 4 waltzing, and couples 4,1 and 2 waltzing across

Notes:

 

1.

This dance was written on the occasion of the unveiling of a new banner for the Southern Cross Bush Band.

2.

The dancers retain their numbering through the dance, but may not finish in original places during the dance. Opposites have the same number.

3.

This dance was a winner in the 1999 TSDAV competition.

 
Dance Description Copyright Don Richmond  2008
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