|1-4||(a)||Without holding hands, lines move towards each other with 1 menuet step, and backwards to place with 1 menuet step|
|1-8||Holding right hand of own partner, circle once round CW with 4 menuet steps, finishing in place|
|9-12||(b)||Half chain across with opposite couple, 2 menuet steps|
|13-16||Half chain back to place, 2 menuet steps|
|9-16||Opposite couples in closed circle dance CW once round with 4 menuet steps, swinging arms to the music.|
|The dance repeats as desired. The last time bars 9-16 are played, all couples make a large circle and dance to the left with 4 menuet steps.|
Provenance: the dance was originally documented by Johannes Egedal in 1917, based on a description provided by Karen Suder, Fiskebæk by Marrebæk, and submitted by Rasmus Toxværd, Væggerløse.
Note: this was one of the combined dances for Nordlek 2000.
Source: Foreningen til Folkedansens Fremme (FFF)/Gamle danse fra Lolland-Falster. 2nd. ed., 1996 p.80
Translation: Laine Ruus, Oakville, 2011-10-03, rev. 2012-05-10
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