Ric, that looks more like a normal contra than a waltz contra to me. Can you
share your experience of swinging, or teaching a swing, to waltz music?
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Sent: Tuesday, August 8, 2017 2:44 PM
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Subject: Re: [Callers] Waltz-Time Contra Choreography
One of my favorites is Bob Green’s Alison Wonderland, (improper):
A1 1-8 Nbrs balance + swing
A2 1-4 Circle L ¾
5-8 Ptnr swing
B1 1-4 Gents star promenade 1x*
5-8 Butterfly twirl
B2 1-4 Women chain to Nbr
5-8 Long lines fwd + back
* Consider gents linking elbows to get into this.
Thanx, Ric Goldman
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Sent: Tuesday, August 08, 2017 11:02 AM
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Subject: [Callers] Waltz-Time Contra Choreography
Do you have a favorite contra dance written to fit a waltz tune? I danced one
once many years ago and haven't thought much about it since, though it was
Thank you in advance for sharing some choreography!
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