Cowboy Dances

A collection of Traditional Western Square Dances By Lloyd Shaw

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302                DIVIDE THE RING AND WALTZ CORNERS
THE EXPLANATION:
1.  oee page 148 or substitute any introduction given there.
2.  a) First couple separate four steps, reunite and swing
three times around. They then waltz down center and through the third couples, the lady turning back around outside to the right and the gentleman to the leiL.
b)   As they meet the corners (the second gentleman and the fourth lady), all take dance position with their corners and waltz once around the set.
c)   When the gentleman gets back to place with his new partner (the fourth lady) he goes down center with her and passes between the third couple again, (bl) They all swing on the corner and repeat the waltz.
d)   With his new partner (the third lady) he does the same except that this time he passes through the space between third and fourth couples and turns left, while the lady passes through the space between the second and third couples to the right. (b2) They all waltz corners again.
e)   With his new partner (the second lady) he goes to the center and while she turns right between the second couple he turns left between the fourth. (b3) They all waltz corners, this time getting their original partners back, with whom they waltz to their home positions.
3.  See page 152 or substitute any other ending given there.






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