Pedersen|Petersen

Country: Læsø, Denmark
Formation: set dance
Formation: 2 couples, facing in a 4 person square set
Steps: buzz, walk
Music: 358:562, <http://spillefolk.dk/nodesamling/pdf/tu-petersen.pdf>; (LP) Hvalsøspillemændene Kom ind 1975 (BP7746), (CDs) Sørens oase mm Kredsen runt II 1993 (DFSCD2) track 4, Fladstrand Spillemændene Spillemandsmusik med liv & sjæl (FSCD20061) track 3, Kvasir Nye sko (GO0306) track 3, Spillemandsgruppen Lunterne (LNTCD02) track 11. Forlaget Kragen och Folkemusikhusringen Traditionel musik fra Læsø 1995 (DFS5) track 6, Baldrian mm Tværs: seks østjydske folkemusikorkestre 1995 (DGI-FO951) track 3,

    Dance progression
1-4 1 (a) All form closed circle and dance CW, 8 walking steps.
1-4   All dance CCW, 8 walking steps.
5-8 (b) Both W turn CW on the spot, hands on hips, 8 buzz steps
9-12   Both W put R hand around waist of opposite W, L hand on opposite's upper arm. Turn on the spot, CW, 8 buzz steps.
5-8 (c) Both M take R-hand hold, and circle CW, 8 walking steps.
9-12   Both M take crossed hand hold, and dance CW on the spot, 8 buzz steps.
    Parts (b) and (c) are the same in all sequences, although the order changes.
|:1-4:| 2 (a) Both couples take waltz hold and dance CW on the spot, 16 buzz steps.
Note: M dance part (c) before W dance part (b).
|:1-4:| 3 (a) Both couples take waltz hold and dance CW on the spot, 16 buzz steps.
|:1-4:| 4 (a) Both couples take waltz hold and dance CW on the spot, 16 buzz steps.
Note: M dance part (c) before W dance part (b).
|:1-4:| 5 (a) All 4 dancers take R-hand star and dance CW on the spot, 8 walking steps (1-4),
then L-hand star and dance CCW on the spot, 8 walking steps (1-4).
|:1-4:| 6 (a) All 4 dancers take front basket and dance CW on the spot, 8 walking steps (1-4), and CCW, 8 walking steps (1-4).
Note: M dance part (c) before W dance part (b).
|:1-4:| 7 (a) Repeat 1 (a).
|:1-4:|   The dance finishes with couples in waltz hold dancing CW on the spot, 16 buzz steps.
    Pedersen|Petersen is always followed by Enkelt kæde.

Source: Foreningen til Folkedansens Fremme Gamle danse fra Vendsyssel og Læsø . 2 opl. København, 1982 pp. 42-43.
Translation: Laine Ruus, Oakville, 2017-05-01


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