Country: Rødding (?), Sønderjylland, 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: hopsa, step hop, tyrolerhopsa
||:1-8:|||1 (a)||All couples form closed circle and dance CCW [sic], 8 step hops. Stamp on last beat. Dance 8 step hops CW [sic].|
|9-12||(b)||Couples 1 and 2, with open waist-shoulder hold, dance 4 step hops towards each other, while turning 2 complete turns CCW (M backwards, W forwards).|
|13-16||Couple 1 passes under an arch formed by couple 2. 2 hopsa steps.
Couple 2 passes under an arch formed by couple 1 and both couples return to place. 2 hopsa steps.
|9-16||Couples 3 and 4 repeat (b).|
|17-24||(c)||Couples 1 and 2, with open waist-shoulder hold, advance, M take L-elbow hook turn full turn CCW, and retire to place. 8 hopsa steps.|
|17-24||Couples 3 and 4 repeat.|
||:25-32:|||(d)||All couples dance tyrolerhopsa CCW around set, M starting with L, W with R foot. 4 tyrolerhopsa followed by 4 step-hops with waltz hold. Repeat to place.|
|Parts (b), (c) and (d) are the same in all sequences.|
||:1-8:|||2 (a)||Hopsa with partner, CW on the spot. 16 hopsa steps.|
||:1-8:|||3 (a)||Girls' mill or boys' mill or big mill [sic], ie L-hand star.|
Source: Village folk dancers: Scandinavian dances music by
Verner Mikkelsen, instructions noted by Margaret & Carson Whelan as learned from John Madsen many years ago. [mimeog.] [Toronto, ON]: s.n., n.d.
Translation: Laine Ruus, Oakville, 2012-02-02, rev. 2012-08-03
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