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Country: Ærø, Denmark
Formation: 4 couple quadrille.
Steps: Ærøtrin (half way between a walk and a step-hop), polka, walk
Music: 358:111, <http://spillefolk.dk/nodesamling/pdf/tu-detblzzzfz.pdf>; (CD) Den Fynske Spillemandskvartet Så danser vi till Den Fynske Spillemandskvartet track 13.

    Dance progression
|:1-8:| 1 (a) All couples form closed circle and dance CW, 8 Ærøtrin, followed by 8 ditto CCW.
9-10 (b) All turn to face partner and dance one polka step on the spot, with a light stamp on beat 3
11-12   All turn to corner (M turns CCW, W turns CW, ie into the set) and dance 1 polka step, with light stamp on beat 3, towards corner,
13-14   All turn back to partner (M turns CW, W turns CCW, ie into the set) and dance 1 polka step, with light stamp on beat 3, towards partner,
15-16   All turn again to corner (M turns CCW, W turns CW, ie into the set) and dance 1 polka step, with light stamp on beat 3, towards corner,
17-24 (c) All turn again quickly to partner (into the set) and dance R-hand chain half way round the set to opposite place. 8 walking steps
9-24   Repeat (b) and (c), to finish in original position.
|:1-8:| 2 (a) All take R-in-R hold with own partner, and dance 8 Ærøtrin CW, change to L-in-L and 8 Ærøtrin CCW.
|:1-8:| 3 (a) All take two-hand hold with own partner, and dance 8 Ærøtrin CW, followed by 8 Ærøtrin CCW.
|:1-8:| 4 (a) All take crossed two-hand hold with own partner, and dance 8 Ærøtrin CW, followed by 8 Ærøtrin CCW.
|:1-8:| 5 (a) Damerne "halter": All W take R-hand star (thumb-hold), followed by L-hand star. 8 Ærøtrin CW and 8 Ærøtrin CCW.
|:1-8:| 6 (a) Herrerne "halter": All M take R-hand star (thumb-hold), followed by L-hand star. 8 Ærøtrin CW and 8 Ærøtrin CCW.
|:1-8:| 7 (a) Damerne "helter": All W take closed circle, and dance 8 Ærøtrin CW and 8 Ærøtrin CCW.
|:1-8:| 8 (a) Herrerne "helter": All M take closed circle, and dance 8 Ærøtrin CW and 8 Ærøtrin CCW.
|:1-8:| 9 (a) All form closed circle (M arms around women's waists, W hands on men's shoulder), and dance 8 Ærøtrin CW and 8 Ærøtrin CCW.

Source: Foreningen til Folkedansens Fremme Gamle danse fra Fyn og Øerne. 4 opl. København: Foreningen til Folkedansens Fremme, 1984, pp. 54-55.
Translation: Laine Ruus, Oakville, 2015-10-02


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