Sissonne tombante [see-SAWN tawn-BAHNT] . Sissonne, falling. A term of the Cecchetti method. Same as sissonne tombee. A compound step consisting of a sissonne simple and a tombe. Fifth position right foot front. Execute a sissonne simple devant. Immediately upon landing on the left foot, fall forward in demi-plie on the right foot in the fourth position front, either croise or efface.
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