Hoftur fra Møn

Country: 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.
Steps: buzz steps, reverse buzz steps
Music: 358:208, <http://spillefolk.dk/nodesamling/pdf/tu-hoftur.pdf>; CDs Sving egen II 2004 ed., track 10.
|:1-4:| 1 (a) All couples form closed circle and dance CW, 16 buzz steps.
5-8 (b) M1 and M2 go to next W on their R (ie M1 with W3 and M2 with W4), take waltz hold and dance 8 buzz steps in W's place.
9-12 M1 with W2 and M2 with W1 repeat (b).
5-8 M3 with W2 and M4 with W1 repeat (b).
9-12 M3 with W4 and M4 with W3 repeat (b).
All men are now in opposite place to where they started.
13-16 (c) M1 puts R arm around waist of W2, ditto M2 with W1. W1 and W2 take a small step forward, while M1 and M2 return to original place with a long buzz step, take waltz hold with partner, and turn with on the spot. Total 8 buzz steps.
17-20 M3 and M4 repeat (c).
  During this repeat, sing:
|:Hej, så bytter vi, hej, så bytter vi,
hver ta'r sin, og jeg ta'r min.:|

Parts (b) and (c) are the same in all sequences.

|:1-4:| 2 (a) Swing partner, on the spot, waltz hold. 16 buzz steps.
|:1-4:| 3 (a) Swing partner, on the spot, waltz hold. 16 buzz steps.
|:1-4:| 4 (a) Women's R-hand star. 16 buzz steps CW.
|:1-4:| 5 (a) Men's R-hand star. 16 buzz steps CW.
|:1-4:| 6 (a) Women's L-hand star. 16 reverse buzz steps CCW.
|:1-4:| 7 (a) Men's L-hand star. 16 reverse buzz steps CCW.
|:1-4:| 8 (a) Women's back basket. 16 buzz steps CW.
|:1-4:| 9 (a) Men's back basket. 16 buzz steps CW.
|:1-4:| 10 (a) Big circle. 16 buzz steps CW.
|:1-4:|   The dance finishes with swing partner on the spot, waltz hold, 16 buzz steps.

Source: Foreningen til Folkedansens Fremme (FFF)/Gamle danse fra Møn. 4th ed. København: Foreningen til Folkedansens Fremme, 1983, pp. 29-30
Translation: Laine Ruus, Oakville, 2011-12-13, rev. 2017-10-18.


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