Kontra med mølle, Vejleegnen

Country: Denmark
Formation: 4 couple quadrille. Head couples (couples 1 and 2) 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, chassé, walk
Music: 358:344

1-8 1 (a) All couples form closed circle and dance CW, 16 buzz steps.
9-12 (b) Couples 1 and 2 swing partner, waltz hold, 8 buzz steps.
13-16 Couples 1 and 2 half chain across, 8 walking steps.
9-16 Couples 3 and 4 repeat (b).
17-20 (c) All swing corner, 8 buzz steps. Use the last buzz step to return to place at beginning of part (c).
21-24 Couples 1 and 2 half-chain back to original place, 8 walking steps.
17-20 All swing corner, 8 buzz steps.
21-24 Couples 3 and 4 half-chain back to original place, 8 walking steps.
25-28 (d) All men make L-hand star, dance once round CCW, 4 chassés.
29-32 Without letting go of the star, M put R arm around waist of own partner in passing, and the star continues another rotation CCW, with 4 chassés.
33-40 (e) Right-hand chain once round the set and back to place. 16 walking steps.
    Parts (b), (c), (d), and (e) are the same in all sequences.
1-8 2 (a) Women's front basket. 16 buzz steps.
1-8 3 (a) Men's front basket, 16 buzz steps.
1-8 4 (a) Women's circle, back basket hold. 16 buzz steps.
1-8 5 (a) Men's circle, back basket hold, 16 buzz steps.
1-8 6 (a) Big circle. 16 buzz steps.
1-8   The dance finishes with swinging own partner on the spot, waltz hold, 16 buzz steps.

Source: Foreningen til Folkedansens Fremme (FFF)/Gamle danse fra Vejle Vesteregn. 5th ed. København: Foreningen til Folkedansens Fremme, 1997, pp. 36-37
Translation: Laine Ruus, Oakville, 2011-10-18


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