Lotte gik/Lottes død/Laditå/Vrøvl i hatten

Country: Denmark
See also: Raatikko [Finnish version], Lottistå [Norwegian version], Laditå|Lott ist tod [Swedish version]
Type: couple dance
Formation: any number of couples in open circle, waltz hold, M backs to centre, W facing into centre
Steps: sidesteps, polka
Music: 358:441; Spillemandslauget Østjyderne Nordiska legestuemelodier (1993) mp3 file

1-4 (a) Starting with ML/WR foot, dance 4 slow sidesteps forward in LOD.
5-8   Starting with MR/WL foot, dance 7 quick sidesteps back in RLOD.
1-8   Repeat (a).
|:9-16:| (b) Starting with ML/WR foot, dance 16 polka steps, turning CW as a couple, and moving in LOD.
    Repeat from (a) as desired.

Source: Foreningen til Folkedansens Fremme (FFF)/Legestuen. 5th ed. København; Foreningen til Folkdansens Fremme, 1983, p. 20.
See also: Sørensen, Per ""Lotte gik" fra Randers og "Vrøvl i hatten" fra Legestue-heftet." Dansens og musikkens rødder 35, n.d.
See also: YouTube video
Translation: Laine Ruus, Oakville, 2012-06-12, rev. 2014-01-24


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