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A. P.s ottemandsdans ( Eight Man Dance of A. P. )

Lineup four pairs in a quadrille
The definition of pair is that pair 1 is standing with back to the music.
Pair 2 is opsosite to pair 1.
Pair 4 stands to the left of pair 1 while pair 3 stand to the right of pair 1.
Repetition 2 and 3 repeats the dance steps throughout the dance, while repetition one is varied according to below description.
Takt titelTourRepititionDescription
Stor Kreds 11 You start dancing clockwise holding hands in a circle. 16 swing steps.
Parene krydser 12 Pair 1 makes an eight through pair 4 (that is the pair to the left) and pair 2 does the same with pair number 3. The pair 1 boy starts going behind the pair 1 girl, while the pair 1 girl chrosses between the boy and girl of pair 4.

When Pair 1 has reached the place of pair 2 and pair 2 has reached the place of pair 1 they swing around with normal position. 8 swing steps.

When the music repeats, the pairs crosses (in the same way) back to their own place and takes another swing around with 8 swing steps.
When crossing, the girl should be the first to chross through the other pair.
3 og 4. par krydser 13 Now pair 3 and pair 4 are chrossing to oposite place, where they dance around with 8 swing steps. Whereafter they Chross back and swing around on their own places. The movement is exactly the same as for pair 1 and 2 above.
En hånds damem 21 One hand girls star with wrist holding.
Clockwise swing steps
Enhånds herrem 31 One hand boys star with wrist holding.
Clockwise, Swing steps
Tohånds damem& 41 Two hand girls star; clockwise; swing steps
Tohånds herrem 51 Two hand boys star
Clockwise, Swing steps
Damekreds 41 The 4 Girls form a tight circle with waist holding.
Clocwise swing steps
Herrekreds 71 The 4 boys form a tight circle with waist holding.
Clocwise swing steps
Stor kærlighed 91 All eight form a tight circle with waist holding
Sving egen 101 The dance is ended with swinging your own partner.
Swing steps
(The dance ends after repetition number one is played)
About the Video
2011 at Frøbe

Kristian Bugge, Peter Eget og Christopher Maack Davis plays at the "Frbel" seminar January 2011 at Frederiksberg in Copenhagen