Familie-vals

Country: Denmark
Type: couple mixer
Formation: any number of couples in a closed circle.
Steps: tyrolertrin, waltz
Music: 358:374, sheet music, ♩=120

    Dance progression
1-4 (a) Begining with outside (ML/WR) foot, all dance 4 waltz steps with tyrolertrin on the spot. M begins with L and W with R foot, and turning alternately to corner and partner.
5-8 (b) M takes waltz hold with corner and dances 1 full turn CW with 4 waltz steps. W finishes to R side of M and now dances as M's new partner. Reform closed circle.
1-4   Repeat (a) above.
5-8   Repeat (b) above. M dances turning waltz with new corner, who finishes on his R side as next new partner.
    Repeat from (a) as long as the musicians are willing to play.

Source: based on Foreningen til Folkedansens Fremme Legestuen. 5:e oplag. København: Foreningen til Folkedansens Fremme, 1983. pp. 34-35.
Translation: Laine Ruus, Oakville, 2013-08-20, rev. 2013-08-21


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