Tango Negro
  

by Don and Jan Nicholson (1992)

Time 2/4. Tempo 32bpm.  Commence in Normal Ballroom Tango Hold, man facing, lady backing LOD.  Man's steps described, lady dances normal counterpart unless otherwise stated.

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FWork

Timing

TWO WALKS - OPEN REVERSE TURN AND CLOSE - WHISK - SYNCO - LOCK AND TAP

1 LF fwd down LOD (Lady RF back) H S
  RF fwd down LOD H S
2 LF fwd, com to turn to L HB Q
  RF to side BH Q
  LF back in CBMP PO BH Q
  Close RF to LF, partner square, facing against LOD BH Q
3 LF fwd HB Q
  RF to side and slightly back BH Q
  Cross LF behind RF in PP, facing DW against LOD BH S
4 RF fwd and across in CBMP and PP, moving to wall H Q
  Cross LF behind RF in PP BH and
  RF fwd, com to turn to R (Lady to L) HB Q
  Tap LF to side of RF, facing against LOD B S
BARS 5 TO 7, REPEAT BARS 1 TO 3 AGAINST LOD
8 RF fwd and across in CBMP and PP, moving to centre H Q
  Cross LF behind RF in PP BH and
  RF fwd, com to turn to R, releasing hold (Lady turning to R) HB Q
  Close LF to RF in Shadow Position, facing LOD (Lady close RF to LF ww) WF S
RIGHT FOOT LUNGE - FWD CLOSES, LADY SOLO TURN -
LEFT FOOT LUNGE - SOLO TURN, LADY FWD CLOSES
9 Both RF to side, lunge to wall BH S
  Replace weight to LF flat Q
  Close RF to LF (Lady closes with weight change) BH Q
10 Releasing hold, LF fwd down LOD (Lady com to turn to R) H Q
  Close RF to LF (Lady LF to side, still turning to R) WF Q
  LF fwd down LOD H Q
  Close RF to LF, taking Shadow Hold (Lady close ww) BH Q
11 Both LF to side, Lunge to centre BH S
  Replace weight to RF flat Q
  Close LF to RF ww (Lady close LF to RF) BH Q
12 Releasing hold, LF fwd, com to turn to L (Lady no turn) HB Q
  RF to side, still turning to L (Lady close LF to RF) BH Q
  LF to side along LOD (Lady RF fwd, slight turn to L) BH Q
  Close RF to LF in PP BH Q
PROMENADE LINK - CONTRA CHECK -
SIDE CLOSES, LADY ALAMANA - BRUSH TAP
13 LF to side in PP H S
  RF fwd and across in CBMP and PP, com to turn to R (Lady to L) HBFF Q
  Tap LF to side of RF ww, facing wall and partner IEB Q
14 LF fwd to wall, Contra Check H S
  Replace weight to RF BH Q
  LF to side of RF ww in PP, small step IEB Q
15 Releasing RH hold, LF to side along LOD (Lady RF fwd, com to turn to R under man's LH) H Q
  Close RF to LF (Lady closes, still turning) WF Q
  LF to side, still facing DW, taking Ballroom Hold BH Q
  Close RF to LF, still facing DW WF Q
16 LF fwd DW H Q
  RF to side, facing LOD BH Q
  Brush LF to RF B and
  Tap LF beside RF, small step, facing LOD IEB S