Figured waltz – the dance popular in the USSR (a photo, video)

Figured waltz – the dance popular in the USSR (a photo, video)

Figured waltz – the dance which has been given rise in the USSR (a photo, video)
The figured waltz should accepted in the Russian Union in the sixties the 20th eyelid to the decision to make the popularity the Soviet program of ballroom dances. In its structure, without considering a waltz, such dances, as the krakowiak, Russian lyrical, рилио, the Pole, Ukrainian lyrical entered. The Russian waltz received the name figured, and its structure included four main figures.

Figured waltz – the dance popular in the USSR (a photo, video)

Figured waltz – the dance which has been given rise in the USSR (a photo, video)

The musical base of a figured waltz can serve as the Visible example of a figured waltz S. Zhukov’s musical statement. All dance consists of 32 steps, on 8 steps on each figure. In comparison with the Vienna waltz, figured slightly more slowly, and its speed makes 52-55 steps in a minute. The musical size – ?, keeps in an extent of all dance.

Balance Balance – one of the main movements of a figured waltz. The partner becomes a back to the hall center, having exposed forward the left foot, and the partner, on the contrary, faced to the center, the right foot ahead. Palms of the lady are on shoulders of the gentleman, and movement begins on dance strips. the 1st step should be very wide.

Window One more movement, characteristic for Russian figured waltz, this window. Here the dancing stand the person to each other, the right hands of partners are connected. The left hand of the partner is lowered down, and at the workmate is behind the back. Movement begins with the right foot towards each other, hands are not disconnected.

The waltz path As well as in many types of a waltz, in figured is the waltz path. It is executed equally both the partner, and the partner: on the 3rd passable steps forward on dance strips. The path can be executed both forward, and back. Into the account of "times" it is necessary to make a start from all force from a floor a heel of a basic foot, and the account "two" and "three" to take steps on semi-fingers. If necessary some movements repeat.

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