Tre ting, Midtfyn

Country: Fyn, Denmark
Title translation: three things from Fyn
Formation: couples in an open circle. Waltz hold, facing LOD.
Steps: polka, vippetrin (hopping onto 'front' foot (ML/WR) (beat 1), simultaneously swing other foot out to the side. Repeat with opposite footwork (&).)
Music: 358:87: <http://spillefolk.dk/nodesamling/pdf/tu-treting.pdf>; CD Trunderup Spillemændene Dansk spillemandsmusik 2 track 6.

    Dance progression
1-4 (a) 8 'vippetrin' on the spot.
5-8   4 polka steps, turning CW in LOD.
9-16   Repeat (a).
1-2 (b) Beginning ML/WR, do 2 heel-toes in LOD.
3-4   Still in waltz hold, do one heel-toe with MR/WL foot in RLOD. Finish with 3 small stamps, beginning with MR/WL.
5-8   4 polka steps, turning CW in LOD.
9-16   Repeat (b).
1-4 (c) Facing partner, clap own hands (beat 1), R hands (&), own hands (2), L hands (&), own hands (3), both partner's hands (&), own hands 3 times (4 &).
5-8   4 polka steps, turning CW in LOD.
9-16   Repeat (b).
    Repeat as desired.

Source: Foreningen til Folkedansens Fremme (FFF)/Gamle danse fra Fyn og Øerne. 4th ed. København: Foreningen til Folkedansens Fremme, 1984, p. 13.
Translation: Laine Ruus, Oakville, 2012-04-28


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