Emmerdale Waltz

by  W. J. Crook (date unknown)

Time 3/4. 30bpm. Commence in Normal Ballroom Hold.  Man facing, lady backing LOD.  Man's and lady's steps described.

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Count

REVERSE SQUARE

1 LF fwd DC (Lady RF back DC)

1

RF to side (Lady LF to side) 2
LF closes to RF to face centre (Lady RF closes to LF to facing wall) 3
2 RF back down LOD (LF fwd down LOD) 1
LF to side (Lady RF to side) 2
RF closes to LF to end facing against LOD (Lady LF closes to RF to end backing against LOD) 3
3 LF fwd DW against LOD (Lady RF back DW against LOD) 1
RF to side (Lady LF to side) 2
LF closes to RF to face wall (Lady RF closes to LF to face centre) 3
4 RF back against LOD (Lady LF fwd against LOD) 1
  LF to side (Lady RF to side) 2
  RF closes to LF facing LOD (Lady LF closes to RF backing LOD) 3
STEP AND POINT IN LINE - STEP AND POINT IN PP -
SOLO TURN - PROMENADE HOVER
5 LF fwd down LOD (Lady RF back down LOD) 1
  Point RF fwd in line with partner (Lady point LF back in line with partner) 2 3
6 RF fwd DW com to turn to PP (Lady LF back DW com to turn to PP) 1
  Point LF to side along LOD in PP (Lady point RF to side along LOD in PP) 2 3
7 LF fwd DC along LOD turning to L to face centre (Lady RF fwd DW along LOD turning to R to face wall) 1
  RF to side DC cont turning to R to facing wall to PP position without hold (Lady LF to side cont turning to L to facing centre to PP position without hold) 2
  LF to side DW (Lady RF to side DC) 3
8 RF fwd and across in CBMP down LOD in PP taking Double Hold, LH to RH, RH to LH (Lady LF fwd and across in CBMP down LOD in PP taking Double Hold) 1
  LF to side down LOD (Lady RF to side down LOD) 2
  Replace RF slightly to centre taking weight with hover action turning to face wall and partner (Lady replace LF slightly to wall taking weight with hover action turning to face centre and partner) 3
FALLAWAY WHISK - WING - OPEN TELEMARK - PROMENADE HOVER
9 LF fwd and across in CBMP against LOD in CPP turning slightly R (Lady RF fwd and across in CBMP against LOD in CPP turning slightly L) 1
RF to side against LOD turning slightly L to face wall (Lady LF to side against LOD turning slightly R to face centre) 2
LF crosses behind RF (whisk) to end facing DW in PP (Lady RF crosses behind RF (whisk) to end facing DC in PP) 3
10 RF fwd DW take Ballroom Hold (wing) (Lady LF fwd circling partner to L) 1
  Close LF to RF ww end facing LOD (Lady two fwd steps in PP circling partner, close to facing position on beat 3) 2 3
11 LF fwd DC with strong turn to L (Open Telemark) (Lady RF back, heel turn) 1
  RF to side against LOD cont turning L swivelling on ball of LF (Lady LF closes to RF taking weight) 2
  LF fwd and slightly back in PP moving LOD (Lady RF fwd in PP moving LOD) 3
12 RF fwd and across in CBMP DW along LOD in PP (Lady LF fwd and across in CBMP DC along LOD in PP) 1
  LF to side along LOD, hover action (Lady RF to side along LOD, hover action) 2
  Replace weight to RF turning partner square (Lady replace weight to LF turning square to partner) 3
CONTRA CHECK - HALF NATURAL TURN - NATURAL SPIN TURN
13 LF fwd square to partner facing DW against LOD (Lady RF back DW against LOD) 1
  Replace weight to RF DC (Lady replace weight to LF DC) 2
  LF to side along LOD (Lady RF to side along LOD) 3
14 RF fwd DW OP on lady's R, turning R (Lady LF back DW PO) 1
  LF to side DW cont turning R (Lady RF to side DW cont turning R) 2
  Close RF to LF backing LOD (Lady close LF to RF facing LOD) 3
15 LF back along LOD in CBMP turning R to face LOD (Lady RF fwd along LOD in CBMP turning R to backing LOD) 1
  RF fwd down LOD turning R to face DW (Lady LF back down LOD turning R to backing DW, brush RF to LF ww) 2
  LF back DC against LOD (Lady RF fwd DC against LOD) 3
16 RF back DC against LOD (Lady LF fwd DC against LOD) 1
  LF to side to centre turning L to face LOD (Lady RF to side to centre turning L to backing LOD) 2
  Close RF to LF (Lady close LF to RF) 3