Newbridge Tango

by  Jeff and Muriel Aldren (2002)

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

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FWork

Timing

WALK TO LUNGE - RECOVER TO POINT IN PP - CHASSE -
1 TO 4 FALLAWAY PROMENADE

1 LF fwd down LOD H S
  RF fwd down LOD, R shoulder leading, relaxing R knee H S
2 LF back against LOD TH Q
  RF to side against LOD, turning lady to PP TH Q
  Point LF along LOD in PP IET LF S
3 LF to side along LOD in PP H Q
  Close RF to LF in PP WF Q
  LF to side along LOD in PP H S
4 RF fwd and across in PP and CBMP, along LOD H Q
  LF to side in PP, backing almost DC BH Q
  RF back in fallaway, R shoulder leading, moving to centre IEB H S
5 AND 6 FALLAWAY PROMENADE - OUTSIDE CHECK -
ROCK TURN - BACK CORTE
5 LF back in CBMP and fallaway, moving to centre BH Q
  RF closes to LF slightly back in PP BH Q
  LF fwd in PP, moving DW H S
6 RF fwd DW H Q
  LF fwd DW (Lady turn to L to back DW) H Q
  RF fwd DW OP, on her R side H S
7 LF back, L shoulder leading, backing centre, PO IEB H Q
  Transfer weight fwd to RF OP, R shoulder leading, facing DW against LOD IEB H Q
  LF back DC, L shoulder leading, PO IEB H S
8 RF back in CBMP DC BH Q
  LF to side and slightly fwd, pointing to wall IEF Q
  Close RF to LF, slightly back, facing wall WF S
CONTRA CHECK - SHOULDER TO SHOULDER -
RECOVER TO PP - RUN (LADY ALLEMANDE)
9 LF fwd in CBMP to wall H S
  Transfer weight back to RF T Q
  Point LF to side along LOD in PP TH Q
10 Releasing hold, LF fwd down LOD, com to turn to L (Lady to R) H S
  RF fwd down LOD, facing DC, flexing R knee, headline down LOD H S
11 LF back against LOD, com to turn to R (Lady to L) TH S
  RF to side against LOD, adopting Ballroom Hold in PP IEB H S
12 LF to side along LOD, releasing hold with RH, preparing to lead lady to turn under raised L arm (Lady RF fwd down LOD, com to turn to R under man's raised L arm) H Q
  RF fwd and across LF in CBMP (Lady LF back down LOD) WF Q
  LF to side along LOD, facing DW against LOD, leaving RF and R arm extended against LOD (Lady RF to side along LOD) IET S
BRUSH TAP - OUTSIDE CHECK TO POINT (LADY ALLEMANDE) -
PROMENADE TURN
13 RF brushes to LF ww, foot slightly off the floor - and
  RF to side against LOD, small step ww - S
  RF to side against LOD IEB H S
14 LF fwd DW against LOD, leading lady to turn strongly under raised L arm (Lady RF fwd against LOD, turning strongly to L under man's raised L arm) H Q
  Replace weight onto RF (Lady LF fwd down LOD) TH Q
  Point LF to side along LOD, adopt Ballroom Hold in PP (Lady point RF to side along LOD) IEB S
15 LF to side in PP along LOD, pointing DW, com to turn to R H S
  RF fwd and across in PP and CBMP DW H S
16 Still turning to R, LF to side and slightly back, backing LOD BHB Q
  RF fwd in CBMP down LOD H Q
  LF to side to centre IEF WF Q
  Close RF to LF facing LOD WF Q