Norsk fjeldmarch


Country of origin: Lolland-Falster, Denmark
Type: set dance
Formation: 1 Man and 2 Women, all facing LOD. M stands in the middle, somewhat in front of the 2 W, holding a kerchief in each hand. W on the L (LW) holds L kerchief in her L hand, W on the R (RW) holds R kerchief in her R hand. The 2 W hold a third kerchief between them, behind M's back.
Steps: waltz
Music: 359:470

     
    Dance progression
|:1-8:| (a) All dance 16 small waltz steps moving in LOD. M flirts alternately with the two W.
9-12 (b) M dances backwards under the Womens joined arms (with kerchief). 4 waltz steps.
Meanwhile, the 2 W dance forwards with 2 waltz steps and turn one full turn with 2 waltz steps, LW turning CW, and RW turning CCW, ie towards the M.
All three dancers finish facing in LOD.
13-16   M dances forwards under the Womens joined arms (with kerchief). 4 waltz steps.
Meanwhile, the 2 W dance backwards with 2 waltz steps and turn one full turn with 2 waltz steps, LW turning CCW, and RW turning CW, ie away from the M.
All three dancers finish facing in LOD.
9-16   Repeat (b).
    Repeat from (a) as desired.

Source: Foreningen til Folkedansens Fremme (FFF)/Gamle danse fra Lolland-Falster. 2nd ed. København: Foreningen til Folkedansens Fremme, 1996, pp. 22-23.
Translation: Laine Ruus, Oakville, 2013-03-15


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