Klap galopade - simplified version

Country: Møn, Denmark
Type: couple dance
Formation: any number of couples facing LOD, holding inside hands
Steps: sidestep, walk
Music: 358:490; sheet music: <http://spillefolk.dk/nodesamling/pdf/tu-klapgalopade.pdf>; CDs Kom! Lad os danse track 4, Danske Folkedanseres Spillemænd Folkedans for begyndere track 7.

    Dance progression Sang tekst Translation
1-4 (a) All dance in LOD, 8 walking steps. Finish facing partner. Jeg gick mig en tur op ad Østergade I went for a walk up East Street
5-8   Clap hands 5 times (5-7&), and pause (8).
Turn to face RLOD, holding ML/WR.
   
1-4   All dance in RLOD, 8 walking steps. Finish facing partner. Jeg gick mig en tur ned ad Østergade I went for a walk down East Street
5-8   Clap hands 5 times (5-7&), and pause (8).    
|:9-16:| (b) Two-hand hold with partner, dance 16 sidesteps in LOD (9-16),
and 16 sidesteps in RLOD (9-16).
   
    Repeat from (a) as desired.    

Based on: Eliasen, John / Sving egen! 40 danske folkedanse. 3 opl. s.l.: Danske Folkedansere mm, 1988. p.27.
Translation: Laine Ruus, Oakville, 2017-05-12, rev. 2017-06-06


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