Formation: Sets of 3 couples, such that all sets form one large circle. Couple 1 stands facing RLOD, couple 2 faces couple 1, ie facing LOD, and couple 3 stands behind couple 2, also facing LOD.
Steps: run, tyrolerwaltz (holding inside hands 1 waltsstep away from partner, one towards, 4 turning waltz steps in waltz hold)
Music: 358:256, <http://spillefolk.dk/nodesamling/pdf/va-trommel.pdf>
|At the beginning of the dance, couples stand holding inside hands, and all start with running steps at the same time. The centre couple always makes the arch.|
|1-4||Couple 2 makes an arch, and couple 1 runs under it; then couple 1 makes an arch and
couple 3 runs under it.
M1 and M2 switch places with own partner by turning CW under own R arm
|5-8||and run back to place in the same manner.|
|1-8||Repeat the above, altogether 48 running steps, and all stop at original places, once couples 1 and 3 return for the second time.|
||:9-16:|||Couples do tyrolerwaltz in the large circle, after each other, although the original sets of three couples stay together in order to be ready when the music starts again.|
|Dance repeats as desired.|
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Source: Foreningen til Folkedansens Fremme (FFF)/Gamle danse fra Randersegnen. 4th ed. 1997, pp. 49-50
Translation: Laine Ruus, Oakville, 2011-12-12
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