Music – Waltz 3/4
Tempo – 60 measures of 3 beats per minute
– 180 beats per minute
Pattern – Optional
Duration – The time required to skate 2 sequences is 1:38 min.
The Austrian Waltz is characterized by elegance of line combined with the typical lightness of the Viennese Waltz. It should be skated with strongly curved edges, bending of the skating knee and wide extended movements of the arms and free legs maintaining a soft flow throughout the waltz.
Inventors – Susi and Peter Handschmann
First performance – Vienna 1979