Kasareikka suistamosta

Country: Raja-Karjala, Finland
Type: quadrille set dance
Formation: 4 couples in a square set. Couples are numbered 1 thru 4 CW around the set. Couples 1 and 3 are 'head' couples; couples 2 and 4 are 'side' couples.
Steps: walk or half-run, side-steps
Music:

    Dance progression
:1-4: 1 (a) Piiri: Couples form closed circle. Starting with L foot, 8 walking steps CW, followed by 8 walking steps CCW.
:5-8: (b) Paripyörintää: Couples take waltz hold, somewhat to L of each other. 8 walking steps turning CW on the spot, followed by 8 walking steps turning CCW on the spot (both M and W travelling backwards).
:1-4::5-8: 2 (a) Karkelo: M1 and M3, beginning with L foot, advance angling to the R (3 walking steps), step back with R foot, and pass opposite M to the L, dance CW around opposite W who meanwhile turns CCW on the spot, then dance back to partner, take waltz hold with partner and turn on the spot 4 walking steps. Total 16 walking steps.
:1-4::5-8:   M2 and M4 repeat 2 (a).
:1-4: (b) Kättely: R hand chain to 3rd person, turn CW with 3rd person, and chain back to partner. 16 walking steps.
:5-8:   Paripyörintää: repeat 1 (b).
2x(:1-4::5-8:) 3 (a) Karkelo: repeat 2 (a).
:1-4: (b) Poikien piiri: M form closed circle, and starting with L foot, dance 8 walking steps CW followed by 8 walking steps CCW.
:5-8:   Paripyörintää: repeat 1 (b).
:1-4: (c) Kättely: repeat 2 (b).
:5-8:   Paripyörintää: repeat 1 (b).
2x(:1-4::5-8:) 4 (a) Karkelo: repeat 2 (a).
:1-4: (b) Tyttöjen piiri: W form closed circle, and starting with L foot, dance 8 walking steps CW followed by 8 walking steps CCW.
:5-8:   Paripyörintää: repeat 1 (b).
:1-4: (c) Kättely: repeat 2 (b).
:5-8:   Paripyörintää: repeat 1 (b).
1-4 5 (a) Laukka: head couples take butterfly hold, and dance side-steps to opposite place, M passing back-to-back, turning CCW as a couple at opposite place to face into set. 8 side-steps.
1-4   Head couples repeat side-steps back to place. 8 side-steps.
:5-8:   Pääparien paripyörintää: head couples only repeat 1 (b).
:1-4:   Laukka: Side couples repeat 5 (a). 16 side-steps.
:1-4::5-8:   Sivuparien paripyörintää: side couples only repeat 1 (b).
:1-4: (b) Kättely: repeat 2 (b).
:5-8:   Paripyörintää: repeat 1 (b).
:1-4: 6 (a) Piiri: repeat 1 (a).
:5-8: (b) Paripyörintää: repeat 1 (b).
:1-4: 7 (a) Poikien risti: M take R-hand star (wrist-behind), and dance 8 steps CW, change to L-hand star and dance 8 steps CCW.
:5-8:   Paripyörintää: repeat 1 (b).
:1-4: (b) Kättely: repeat 2 (b).
:5-8:   Paripyörintää: repeat 1 (b).
:1-4: 8 (a) Tyttöjen risti: W take R-hand star (wrist-behind), and dance 8 steps CW, change to L-hand star and dance 8 steps CCW.
:5-8:   Paripyörintää: repeat 1 (b).
:1-4: (b) Kättely: repeat 2 (b).
:5-8:   Paripyörintää: repeat 1 (b).
1-4 9 (a) Portit: head couples vastuu (advance and retire) 8 steps.
1-2   Couple 3 forms arch, couple 1 goes under it, 4 walking steps.
3-4   Couples 1 and 3 return backwards to place, with couple 1 making an arch, and couple 3 passing through it. 4 walking steps.
:5-8:   Pääparien paripyörintää: head couples repeat 1 (b).
:1-4:   Portit: Side couples repeat 8 (a).
:5-8:   Sivuparien paripyörintää: side couples repeat 1 (b).
:1-4: (b) Kättely: repeat 2 (b).
:5-8:   Paripyörintää: repeat 1 (b).
:1-4: 10 (a) Piiri: repeat 1 (a).
:5-8: (b) Paripyörintää: repeat 1 (b).
1-2 11 (a) Tytön jättö: couple 1 takes waltz hold and advances to couple 3 and leaves W1 on M3's L side. 4 walking steps.
3-4   M1 retires to place. 4 walking steps.
1-2   M3 with W3 and W1 advance. 4 walking steps.
3-4   W1 returns to M1's R side, while couple 3 retires to place. 4 walking steps.
:5-8:   Couples 2 and 4 repeat 11 (a) with M2 dancing as M1 above. 16 walking steps.
:1-4:   Couples 3 and 1 repeat 11 (a) with M3 dancing as M1 above. 16 walking steps.
:5-8:   Couples 4 and 2 repeat 11 (a) with M4 dancing as M1 above. 16 walking steps.
:1-4: (b) Kättely: repeat 2 (b).
:5-8:   Paripyörintää: repeat 1 (b).
:1-4: 12 (a) Loppupiiri: repeat 1 (a).
:5-8: (b) Paripyörintää: repeat 1 (b).

Source: video prepared for FinnThunder, July 2012, Thunder Bay, ON
Printed source: Rausmaa, Pirkko-Liisa & Esko Tanhuvakka. Porvoo: W Söderström, 1977. pp. 164-168.
Description: Laine Ruus, Oakville, 2012-05-22, rev. 2012-05-27

Note: for FinnThunder, the dance is being danced as follows:
:1-4:1 (a)Circle, CW & CCW
:5-8:1 (b)Spin, CW & CCW
:1-4::5-8:2 (a)Karkelo
:1-4:2 (b)Chain
:5-8: Spin, CW & CCW
:1-4::5-8:3 (a)Karkelo
:1-4:3 (b)M circle, CW & CCW
:5-8: Spin, CW & CCW
:1-4:3 (c)Chain
:5-8: Spin, CW & CCW
:1-4::5-8:4 (a)Karkelo
:1-4:4 (b)W circle, CCW & CW
:5-8: Spin, CW & CCW
:1-4:4 (c)Chain
:5-8: Spin, CW & CCW
:1-4::5-8:5 (a)Karkelo
:1-4:5 (b)Laukka, head couples
:5-8: Spin, head couples, CW & CCW
:1-4:5 (c)Laukka, side couples
:5-8: Spin, side couples, CW & CCW
:1-4:5 (d)Chain
:5-8: Spin, CW & CCW
:1-4::5-8:6 (a)Karkelo
:1-4: Spin, side couples, CW & CCW ***Note: should be all couples?
:5-8:6 (b)M star, CW & CCW, W clap
:1-4: Spin, CW & CCW
:5-8:6 (c)Chain
:1-4: Spin, CW & CCW
:5-8::1-4:7 (a)Karkelo
:5-8:7 (b)W star, CW & CCW, M clap
:1-4: Spin, CW & CCW
:5-8:7 (c)Chain
:1-4: Spin, CW & CCW
:5-8::1-4:8 (a)Karkelo
:5-8:8 (b)Gates, head couples - 8 advance, 8 retire, couple 1 makes arch first
:1-4: Spin, head couples, CW & CCW
:5-8: Gates, side couples - 8 advance, 8 retire, couple 2 makes arch first
:1-4: Spin, side couples, CW & CCW
:5-8:8 (c)Gates, head couples - 8 advance, 8 retire, couple 3 makes arch first
:1-4: Spin, head couples , CW & CCW
:5-8: Gates, side couples - 8 advance, 8 retire, couple 4 makes arch first
:1-4: Spin, side couples, CW & CCW
:5-8:8 (d)Chain
:1-4: Spin, CW & CCW
:5-8::1-4:9 (a)Karkelo
:5-8:9 (b)Circle, CW & CCW
:1-4: Spin, CW & CCW
:5-8:10 Tytön jättö - couple 1 & 3
1-4 Spin - couple 1, 8 CW
1-4 5-8 Tytön jättö - couple 2 & 4
5-8 Spin - couple 2, 8 CW
:1-4: Tytön jättö - couple 3 & 1
5-8 Spin - couple 3, 8 CW
5-8 1-4 Tytön jättö - couple 4 & 2
1-4 Spin - couple 4, 8 CW
:5-8:11 Circle, CW & CCW


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