Trekant fra Horsens

Country: Horsensegnen, Denmark
Type: set dance
Formation: 3 couples in a closed circle
Steps: Jydsk på næsen, pivot, polka, run, walk
Music: 358:29; (CDs) Hahn, Gunnar Skandia track 23, Jydsk på Næsen Går'n så går'n track 3, Rebild Spillemændene Det levende håndverk track 18, Spillemandslauget Fandango Bal med Spillemandslauget Fandango track 6, Trunderup Spillemændene Dansk spillemandsmusik 2 track 17.

    Dance progression:
1-4 1 (a) All advance to the centre, beginning with R foot, bowing and lifting joined hands. 4 slow walking steps (1-2), then retire 4 walking steps (3-4).
1-4   All circle CCW, beginning with R foot. 8 walking steps.
|:5-8:| (b) R-hand chain to first meeting with partner, but without taking hands in the chain. All turn CCW one-half turn, while passing back-to-back CCW with partner, to face in opposite direction, and chain back to place (again no hands). 16 walking steps.
|:1-4:| 2 (a) Take closed waist-shoulder [or polska] hold with partner. All dance 16 pivot steps CCW around the circle.
|:5-8:| (b) Chain as (1b) above.
|:1-4:| 3 (a) Pivot steps as (2a) above.
Continue, without pause, with trekant II.
|:1-4:| 1 (a) Chain as in (I:1b) above.16 walking steps.
5-12 (b) Pivot steps as (I:2a) above.
13-20 (c) All dance 8 polka steps, moving CCW and turning CW, around the set.
|:1-4:|,5-20   Repeat all of trekant II.
Continue, without pause, with trekant III.
1-8 1 (a) Chain as in (I:1b) above. 24 running steps.
9-16 (b) 8 Jydsk på næsen steps. Note that the man's little extra step with the L foot on the second beat is dropped.
1-8,9-16   Repeat all of trekant III.

Source: Foreningen til Folkedansens Fremme (FFF)/Beskrivelser hefte II. 6th ed. København: Foreningen til Folkedansens Fremme, 1995, pp. 17-18.
See also: YouTube video by Tingluti.
Translation: Laine Ruus, Oakville, 2015-08-04, rev. 2015-10-26

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