Bitte mand i knibe, Randersegnen

Country: Vendsyssel, Denmark
Type: set dance
Formation: 2 couple sets.
Steps: run, tyrolertrin, waltz
Music: 358:5, (CDS) De Ullbjerg Spillemænd track 12, Sving egen II (2004 ed) track 21

1-8 (a) M holds partner with R arm around her waist while W has L hand on partner's R shoulder. The two M take L elbow hook, and turn CCW on the spot. The faster the men turn, the more the women need to lean back. 24 running steps.
1-8   M take L hand hold, while continuing to turn, lifting L hands and swinging partner in front of them under their joined hands, and grabbing partner's L hand with his own R hand. W turn CCW and take R hand hold over the men's joined L hands. Without stopping, all four dancers, now with arms crossed in front, continue to turn CCW, 24 running steps.
|:9-16:| (b) Tyrolerwaltz.
    Usually, a different pair of couples will dance together each time the music repeats.

See also videos 1, 2, and 3

Source: Foreningen til Folkedansens Fremme (FFF)/Beskrivelse af gamle danske folkedanse hefte I. 7 opl. København:Foreningen til Folkedansens Fremme (FFF), 1976, p. 10
Translation: Laine Ruus, Oakville, 2018-05-11


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