The Phoenix

By Ted Sannella

a duple minor improper contra





My card says this is a dance technique dance. The 4 step turns have to finish in time for the balances; you want to leave the turn round to promenade back to the start of the phrase of music as otherwise you arrive back for the ladies chain too soon. In England, Ian Jones called this "The Boston Phoenix" to avoid confusion with a well known Playford dance

Published in Balance and Swing

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