Ruotsin katrilli Viitasaarelta

Country: Viitasaari, Finland
Type: square set dance
Formation: 8 couples in a quadrille with 2 couples on each side. Head couples have backs to or face the music, side couples stand to the right and left of head couples.
Steps: waltz
Music: CD Katrillaten 1 (SKY-01) track 14.

    Dance progression
|:1-8:| (a) Piiri: all couples form a closed circle, and circle CW 8 waltz steps, followed by 8 waltz steps CCW. Finish in square set.
9-16 (b) Karkelo: Head M begin with L foot, and dance:
2 waltz steps diagonally to the R of opposite M (9-10),
1 waltz step to the L of opposite M, turning CCW (over L shoulder) (11),
1 waltz step backwards to opposite place (12).
Repeat to return to original place, 4 waltz steps (13-16).
9-16   Head W repeat (b).
|:1-8:| (c) Vastuu ja läpikäynti:
Head couples, holding inside hands at shoulder height, advance 2 waltz steps (1-2),
retire 2 waltz steps (3-4),
drop handhold and pass through opposite couples, passing on the L, W passing on the inside, and finish by resuming handhold and turning as a couple CCW on the opposite place, 4 waltz steps (5-8).
Head couples repeat (c) to return to place (1-8).
|:9-16:|   Side couples repeat (b).
|:1-8:|   Side couples repeat (c).
|:9-16:| (d) Piiri: all couples form a closed circle, and circle CW 8 waltz steps, followed by 8 waltz steps CCW.

Printed source: Rausmaa, Pirkko-Liisa & Esko Tanhuvakka. Porvoo: W Söderström, 1977. p. 241.
Translation: Laine Ruus, Oakville, 2014-01-30


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