Country: Bornholm, Denmark
Type: set dance
Formation: 4 couple quadrille. Couples 1 and 2 (head couples) respectively have their backs to and face the music. Couple 3 stands to R of couple 1, and couple 4 faces couple 3. W stands to R of M.
Steps: sidesteps, walk
Music: 358:418, <http://spillefolk.dk/nodesamling/pdf/tu-jydsk418.pdf>; (CD) Sving egen (2004 ed.) cd 2 track 4.
|1-8||1 (a)||All form closed circle with hands at shoulder height, and dance CW, 8 walking steps.|
|1-8||All turn, keep hands at shoulder height, and dance CCW, 8 walking steps.|
|9-12||(b)||Couples 1 and 2 take front cross side hold, and cross over to opposite position, without turning, couple 1 passing through couple 2. 4 small sidesteps.|
|13-16||Couples 1 and 2 cross back to original place, couple 2 passing through couple 1. 4 small sidesteps.|
|9-16||Couples 3 and 4 repeat (b). 8 small sidesteps.|
||:17-24:|||(c)||All dance R-hand chain around the set. Instead of taking hands in the chain, place palms together lightly, at shoulder height, alternating R to R palm, and L to L palm with each oncoming person in the chain. 16 walking steps.|
|Parts (b), and (c) are the same in all sequences.|
||:1-8:|||2 (a)||Take R hand in R hand with own partner, and dance on the spot 8 walking steps CW, followed by 8 walking steps CCW.|
||:1-8:|||3 (a)||Take 2-hand hold with own partner, and dance on the spot 8 walking steps CW, followed by 8 walking steps CCW.|
||:1-8:|||4 (a)||All W take R-hand star [with thumb hold], and dance 8 walking steps CW, followed by 8 walking steps CCW.|
||:1-8:|||5 (a)||All M take 2-hand hold with opposite M [ie front basket], and dance 8 walking steps CW, followed by 8 walking steps CCW.|
||:1-8:|||6 (a)||All 'chase', clapping, 8 walking steps CW, followed by 8 walking steps CCW.|
Source: Foreningen til Folkedansens Fremme (FFF)/Gamle danse fra Bornholm. 2 opl. København: Foreningen til Folkedansens Fremme, 1982, pp. 48-49.
Translation: Laine Ruus, Oakville, 2015-10-16
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