Corona Valse

{c. 1912}



Introduction

The Corona Valse is a waltz sequence arranged by James Finnigan and described by Walter E. Humphrey around 1912.



The Position

Holding both hands, Lead facing out.


The Dance

Part I - Triple Chassé and Point (4 bars): Side (1), close (3), side (4), close (6), side (1), close (3), side along LOD (4), and pointing second foot against LOD at the end.

Part II - Repeat Against LOD (4 bars): Repeat against LOD (1, 3, 4, 6, 1, 3, 4).

Part II - Vis à Vis, Rollaway (4 bars): Holding inside hands, run forward six steps (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6), turning slightly outward on the first three steps and inward on the second three. Then rollaway along LOD, Lead turning left, Follow turning right (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6).

Part IV - Waltz (4 bars): Two full turns of right-turning waltz (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 / 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6).

Repeat from the beginning.


The Music

Waltz music.


Sources


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For more, including descriptions of 25 different waltzes and hundreds of variations thereof, see Waltzing: A Manual for Dancing and Living a book by Richard Powers and Nick Enge.


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