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Reform Your Waltzing, the True Theory of the Rhenish Waltz, and of the the ...
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à deux temps according alternate apprehend attempt back three steps beats beginning chairs circling circular direction clear common error Common waltzing complete waltz steps continuous Count Count left counts right course taken cover cover space dance deux temps difficulty easy enable endurance English equal executed exercise exertion EXPLAINED fact feet figure FIGURE OF EIGHT front three steps galop gentle GENTLEMAN'S STEP German waltz getting give gradual ground half step halt heels keeping straight lines lady lady's step left foot left three steps LONDON mental mode of waltzing muscular neglect never numbers designate observing pass perfect perform persons practice Printed pupil quicker REFORM YOUR WALTZING reverse waltz RHENISH OR SPANISH Rhenish waltz right foot right shoulder right three steps shirking side step slide space Spanish waltz square take three steps thing three steps forward true principle turn twirl waltz à deux waltzers words right
Page 33 - ... and if perfectly performed, each is a most exquisitely graceful dance. But let no one couple attempt both steps at once. For any one who can only dance the German step, which is in two time, to attempt it with one who can only dance the Rhenish step, which is in three time, is somewhat to surpass the quidlibet audendi.
Page 8 - front three steps," take three steps to the front, beginning with the right foot, and turn to the right at the 6 of the music. The step in the reverse waltz is the same, except that the turns are to the left, instead of to the right. The lady's step is the same as the gentleman's, except that she...
Page 10 - ... after passing between the chairs. WALTZING. The numbers designate the time of the music, and the course taken in the figure. GENTLEMAN'S STEP. Count " back three steps,"