Norsk fjældmarch


Country of origin: Vendsyssel, 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: step-hop
Music: 358:3

     
    Dance progression
|:1-8:| (a) All begin with L foot, and dance 16 step-hops forward.
9-16 (b) M begins with a stamp and dances backwards under the Womens joined arms (9-10) with 2 step-hops.
Left W dances under M's R arm, turning CW behind him, 2 step-hops (11-12). Right W turns CCW under M's R arm (13-14), with 2 step-hops. Finally M turns CW under his R arm (15-16), with 2 step-hops. All 8 step-hops are danced smoothly.
9-16   Repeat (b), but without the stamp.
    Repeat from (a) as desired.

Source: Foreningen til Folkedansens Fremme (FFF)/Hæfte I. 7th ed. København: Foreningen til Folkedansens Fremme, 1976, pp. 8-9.
Translation: Laine Ruus, Oakville, 2013-03-15, rev. 2017-08-14


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