First half in half-closed position:
Second half in waltz position.
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Star Schottische (Gilbert, 1890):
Position, the same as Military Schottische. Three running steps forward, 1, 2, 3; hop on the foot which carries the weight of the body at the third count, 4; one measure. Repeat, commencing with the disengaged foot. 1, 2, 3, 4; in all, two measures At the end of the second measure take waltz position and Waltz-Galop two measures. Recommence as at first.
By permission of W. F. Mittman.
For more dance descriptions, see our three books on dancing:
The Book of Mixers: 100 Easy-Teach Dances for Getting Acquainted (2022) by Richard Powers and Nick & Melissa Enge,
Cross-Step Waltz: A Dancer's Guide (2019) by Richard Powers and Nick & Melissa Enge, and
Waltzing: A Manual for Dancing and Living (2013) by Richard Powers and Nick Enge.
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