Børsmose ottetur

Country: Vesteregnen, Denmark
Type: set dance
Formation: 4 couple quadrille. Couples 1 and 2 (head couples) respectively have their backs to and face the music. Couples 3 and 4 (side couples) stand respectively to the L of couples 1 and 2.

                               O X
                       4  X          O 3
                          O          X
                               X O

Steps: pivot, walk
Music: <http://spillefolk.dk/nodesamling/pdf/tu-bzzrs.pdf>; (CD) Ramsø Spillemandslaug Krammelarve track 12.

1-8 (a) Head couples take closed waist-shoulder hold and dance on the spot, 16 pivot steps.
1-8   Head M advance to opposite W with 4 walking steps (1-2). Head M with opposite W take closed waist-shoulder hold and dance 12 pivot steps on the spot (3-8).
9-10 (b) Head M return to place, 4 walking steps.
11-16,9-16   All dance R-hand chain once around the set, 28 small walking steps.
|:1-8:||:9-16:|   Side couples repeat (a) and (b).
    Repeat from (a) as desired.
|:1-8:|   The dance finishes with all couples dancing twice around the set, in closed waist-shoulder hold. 32 pivot steps.

Source: Nielsen, Bent Chr. m.fl. Vesteregnens gamle danse. s.l.: Skjern-Egvad Museumsforening, 1982 p. 31.
Translation: Laine Ruus, Oakville, 2013-03-26, rev. 2015-09-08

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