Country: Denmark (?)
Type: couple dance
Formation: open circle of couples, two-hand hold, arms extended at shoulder level. M facing RLOD, W facing LOD.
Steps: tyrolervals, waltz
Music: any waltz with a moderate tempo. Originally choreographed for one of Franz Schubert's waltzes.
|1-4||(a)||Beginning with ML/WR foot, 4 waltz steps in LOD, M moving backward, W forward. 4 waltz steps.|
|5-8||Take waltz hold, 4 turning waltz steps, moving in LOD. Finish facing forward, inside hands joined, W on M's right side.|
|9-10||(b)||Couples dance 2 tyrolervals steps moving in LOD.|
|11-12||Couples dance 2 waltz steps turning away from each other, ie M CCW, W CW, one full turn. Finish side by side, holding inside hands.|
|13-16||W turns CW under joined inside hands, while M dances forward in LOD. 4 waltz steps. Finish with two-hand hold, as at beginning.|
|25-28||Maintaining waltz hold, dance reverse waltz, ie turning CCW, moving in LOD. 4 waltz steps.|
|29-32||(d)||Dance 4 tyrolervals steps, moving in LOD.|
|Repeat from (a) as desired.
The last time it is danced, partners face (31-32), step sidways, and bow/curtsey.
Source: Bryans, Helen L. and John Madsen Scandinavian dances. Book II. Toronto: Clarke, Irwin & Co. Ltd., 1942. p. 23
Revised description: Laine Ruus, Oakville, 2012-08-03, rev. 2017-07-17
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