Hattemageren, Nordsjælland

Country: Nordsjælland, Denmark
Formation: 4 couple quadrille. Head couples (couples 1 and 2) respectively have their backs to or face the music. Couple 3 stands on the side to the right of couple 1, and couple 4 faces couple 3. W stands to R of M.
Steps: buzz, step-hop
Music: 358:11; sheet music: <http://spillefolk.dk/nodesamling/pdf/tu-hattemag.pdf>; CD Sving egen (2004 ed.) cd number 1, track 9.

    Dance progression
|:1-8:| 1 (a) All form closed circle. 16 buzz steps CW.
9-10 (b) All drop hand-hold, turn to partner, and stamp 3 times (L R L).
11-12   All clap own hands 3 times.
13-16   All repeat 3 stamps and 3 claps.
9-16   All turn to corner and repeat (b).
|:17-24:| (c) All turn to own partner, and dance R-hand chain around the set and back to place [or, if more than 4 couples, to 9th person]. 16 step-hops.
    Parts (b) and (c) are the same in all sequences.
|:1-8:| 2 (a) Swing partner on the spot. 16 buzz steps.
|:1-8:| 3 (a) Women's back basket. 16 buzz steps CW.
|:1-8:| 4 (a) Men's back basket. 16 buzz steps CW.
|:1-8:| 5 (a) Women's back basket. 16 buzz steps CW.
|:1-8:| 6 (a) Men's back basket. 16 buzz steps CW.
|:1-8:| 7 (a) Women's back basket. 16 buzz steps CW.
|:1-8:| 8 (a) Men's back basket. 16 buzz steps CW.
|:1-8:| 9 (a) All form closed circle (ie repeat (1 a)). 16 buzz steps CW.
|:1-8:| 10 (a) The dance finishes with swing partner on the spot. 16 buzz steps.

Source: Foreningen til Folkedansens Fremme (FFF)/Hefte I. 7:e opl. København: Foreningen til Folkdansens Fremme, 1976, pp. 18-19.
Translation: Laine Ruus, Oakville, 2014-01-24, rev. 2017-06-06.


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