Hannah's Waltz  

by Margaret and Edwin Halliday (1995)

Time 3/4. Tempo 31bpm.   Commence in Normal Ballroom Hold, man facing, lady backing DC.  Man's steps described, lady dances normal counterpart unless otherwise stated.

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Timing

1 TO 3 REVERSE TURN - PROGRESSIVE CHASSE - NATURAL SPIN TURN

1 LF fwd DC, turning to L (Lady RF back) HT 1
  RF to side, cont turning to L T 2
  Close LF to RF, now backing LOD TH 3
2 RF back down LOD, com to turn to L TH 1
  LF to side, pointing DW T 2
  Close RF to LF, facing DW T &
  LF to side and slightly fwd, preparing to step OP, facing DW TH 3
3 RF fwd OP, com to turn to R, facing DW HT 1
  LF to side, cont to turn to R, backing DC T 2
  Close RF to LF, backing LOD TH 3
4 LF back down LOD, 1/2 turn to R, RF held in CBMP, Pivot Turn, end facing LOD THT 1
  RF fwd down LOD HT 2
  LF to side and slightly back, backing DC TH 3
TURNING LOCK - RUNNING CHAIR AND SLIP PIVOT - OPEN TELEMARK
5 RF back, R shoulder leading, backing DC T 1
  Cross LF in front of RF, backing DC T &
  RF back and slightly to R, com to turn to L, backing DC T 2
  LF to side and slightly fwd in PP, pointing DW TH 3
6 RF fwd and across in CBMP and PP, along lOD, pointing DW HT 1
  LF to side and slightly fwd in PP, along LOD, pointing DW T 2
  RF fwd and across in CBMP and PP, along LOD, pointing DW T &
  LF to side and slightly fwd in PP, along LOD, pointing DW TH 3
7 RF fwd and across in CBMP and PP, Chair, along LOD, pointing DW H 1
  Replace weight back to LF in fallaway position, along LOD TH 2
  RF back in CBMP, Slip Pivot, moving DW (Lady LF fwd in CBMP, small step) TH 3
8 LF fwd, com to turn to L, facing DC HT 1
  RF to side, still turning to L, backing DW T 2
  LF to side in PP, moving DW, body facing wall TH 3
OPEN NATURAL TURN FROM PP - OPEN IMPETUS TURN - WEAVE
9 RF fwd in CBMP and PP, com to turn to R, moving to wall HT 1
  LF to side and slightly back, cont to turn to R, backing LOD T 2
  RF back, R shoulder leading, backing DW TH 3
10 LF back in CBMP, backing DW TH 1
  Close RF to LF, Heel Turn, still turning to face DC HT 2
  LF diagonally fwd, L shoulder leading in PP, moving DC, pointing LOD TH 3
11 RF fwd in CBMP and PP, moving DC, pointing LOD HT 1
  LF fwd, com to turn to L, facing DC T 2
  RF to side and slightly back, still turning to L, backing DW TH 3
12 LF back in CBMP, still turning to L, backing LOD TH 1
  RF back, backing DC T 2
  LF to side and slightly fwd in PP, facing DW TH 3
LEFT WHISK - RONDE TO HOVER - NATURAL HESITATION
13 RF fwd and across in CBMP and PP, moving along LOD, facing DW H 1
  LF to side and slightly fwd in PP, facing DW TH 2
  Cross RF behind LF, facing DW TH 3
14 LF back in CBMP, Ronde Action, backing DC against LOD (Lady RF fwd) TH 1
  RF to side and slightly back, Hover, backing DC against LOD (Lady LF to side and slightly fwd) T 2
  Replace weight to LF, facing DW (Lady replace weight to RF) TH 3
15 RF fwd, com to turn to R, facing DW HT 1
  LF to side, still turning to R, backing DC T 2
  Close RF to LF, backing LOD TH 3
16 LF back, cont to turn to R, backing LOD TH 1
  RF back, closing to LF, small step, Heel Pull, facing DC H 2
  Close LF to RF ww, facing DC IET 3