Faded Hopes


Introduction
Choreography
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Author:
Michael Barraclough (Sep 2009)
Formation:
Longways duple improper
Music:
Specific tune - Valde Des Espoirs Fanés (Em, 3/4)

A1
1-4
(In a ring of four) balance in & out and cast one blac e clock-wise (over your right shoulder)
 
5-8
Repeat
 
 
 
A2
1-4
Repeat
 
5-8
Repeat (all back home)
 
 
 
B1
1-4
(In a ring of four) balance in & out and neighbor extended twirl (along)
 
5-8
(In a ring of four) balance in & out and partner extended twirl (across)
 
 
 
B2
1-4
(In a ring of four) balance in & out and partner California twirl (across)
 
5-8
(New) neighbor back-to-back

© Michael Barraclough, 2016

Notes
1
In A1/A2 have the dancers look at the person to their left each time. That is where they will end up when they cast.
 
 
 
 
2
To do an 'extended' twirl, start as though doing a normal California twirl but at the end pull the joined hands between you and then let go as you turn to face back in. The net effect of an extended twirl is that you end up facing in the original direction but have changed places with your twirlee.
 
 
 
 
3
The tune is published in Waltz Book IV (editor, Bill Mathieson)

Faded Hopes

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