Jødetur fra Mors

Country: Mors, Denmark
Type: four-couple quadrille
Formation: quadrille, couple 1 has backs to music, couple 2 faces couple 1, couple 3 stands to R of couple 1, couple 4 faces couple 3. W stands to M's right.
Steps: run, walk, waltz
Music: 358:183, < http://spillefolk.dk/nodesamling/pdf/kr-jzzdemor.pdf>, CD: Trunderup Spillemændene Dansk spillemandsmusik (CSCD4503.2) track 5.

:1-8: 1 (a) Couples form closed circle, and dance 8 waltz steps CW, followed by 8 waltz steps CCW.
9-16 (b) Couples 1 and 2, holding inside hands, advance, drop hold and individually dance past opposite (W passing on the inside), turn CW (over R shoulder) and dance back to place (M passing inside). M turn CCW (over L shoulder) and W turn CW (overr R shoulder) in place to finish facing into the set. 8 waltz steps.
9-16   Couples 3 and 4 repeat (b).
17-24 (c) W step into centre, and make tight, closed circle facing each other. M dance once around them CW with 12 running steps, and finish to left of partner. M form closed circle under women's arms, ready for ....
17-24   Double circle: all dance two times round with 24 running steps, finishing with a stamp on the last step.
:25-32: (d) R-hand chain, 16 walking steps.
    Parts (b), (c), and (d) are the same in all sequences with the exception of sequence 10 (c), see below.
:1-8: 2 (a) All couples take waltz hold and dance turning waltz once around set, 16 waltz steps.
:1-8: 3 (a) All couples take waltz hold and dance turning waltz once around set, 16 waltz steps.
:1-8: 4 (a) Women's R-hand star CW, 8 waltz steps; ditto L-hand star CCW, 8 waltz steps.
:1-8: 5 (a) Men's R-hand star CW, 8 waltz steps; ditto L-hand star CCW, 8 waltz steps.
:1-8: 6 (a) Women's front basket, 8 waltz steps CW, 8 waltz steps CCW.
:1-8: 7 (a) Men's front basket, 8 waltz steps CW, 8 waltz steps CCW.
:1-8: 8 (a) Women's back basket, 8 waltz steps CW, 8 waltz steps CCW.
:1-8: 9 (a) Men's back basket, 8 waltz steps CW, 8 waltz steps CCW.
:1-8: 10 (a) All couples form basket (M arms around W waists, W arms on shoulders of M on either side). 8 waltz steps CW, 8 waltz steps CCW.
17-24 10 (c) All W sit on men's joined hands, instead of the double circle.
:1-8:   The dance finishes with couples' turning waltz in a circle, 16 waltz steps.

Source: Foreningen til Folkedansens Fremme (FFF)/Gamle danse fra Mors og Thy. 4th ed. 1983, pp. 33-34.
Translation: Laine Ruus, Oakville, 2012-05-15


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