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Ada's Kujawiak #1 -Poland Adjon Az Isten - Hungary Agir Halay -Turkey Ais Giorgis -Greek from Greece. Hands held down. Walking in line. Starting with R foot, walk 5 steps. Turn slightly touch L to R foot, then step L with L foot, touch R to L foot. Step R foot to center and touch L to R foot. Back out starting with the L foot, 5 steps. Touch R to L foot. Repeat dance until the music ends. This dance is about the children who found the dead Turk down by the St Gerogis River...La La La La La. Aino Kchume - Assyria From Steam and Stomp 2003 Ajde Jano- Serbia Ajde Noga Za Nogama -Croatia Ajde Lepa Maro -Serbia Ajde Red (Lesnoto) -Macedonia Ajsino Oro - Macedonia Alexandrovska -Russian couple dance Ali Pasa -Turkey Alunelul - Romania line dance characterized by its pleasing syncopated stamps. Alunelul de la Godinesti (uh-loo-NAH-lool deh lah go-dee-NASHTE) Alunelul de la Urzica -Romania Amelia's Waltz -see Melissa's Waltz Amelia's Waltz was written around 1980 by by Bob McQuillen. He named the tune for Amelia Stiles, Deanna Stiles’ daughter. Amelia was born in a famous packing crate, which carried Lindbergh’s airplane back to the US from Europe. Amelia herself was named after Amelia Earhart. At the time we were all living in the New England woods, making money however we were able and playing music as much as we could. Lindbergh’s crate was beside the Blackwater River and Deanna lived there for years. The crate is now the center of The Lindbergh Crate Museum, in Canaan, Maine. An Dro -France\Brittany An Dro Retourne -Also called, "Changerais tu?" -France\Brittany Two parts. 1st Pinky hold, arms up, bent elbows, arm movement making small circles, moving two step-together-steps in, then out; moves left in circle. 2nd part has the claps Arap -Macedonia also called, Zajko Kokorajko line dance with characteristic lift steps, done to bag pipe music about the fox and an ill fated goose. Ardeleana din Campie (ar-deh-LEAH-nuh deen kem-PEEA) -couple dance Arkan -Russia Armenian Miserlou -Armenian community in USA Armenian Turn -Armenia Arnautsko Horo - Bulgaria, Pirin Arsul de la Calarasi (EHRSH-ool deh luh keh-leh-RUSH)-Romania, Oltenia Assoulis - Armenia Only at the very end of the video does the line move their arms, in a circle, at the end of the dance sequence, like Julie taught it to us, and she learned it from Tineke van Geel. At the Inn -Germany (couple, fast waltz) At Ve'ani -Israel At Va'ani: Perhaps the most popular slow and elegant Israeli circle dance, easily learned because of its symmetrical patterns. Avant-Deux du Poitou - France Avrameanca - Moldavia, Romania From Steam and Stomp 2001 Backovsko Horo -Trakia-Bulgaria Bac^kovsko Horo Baldazka -Bulgaria Bal de Jugon, Le -France/Brittany Balta Dreapta - Romania Bannielou Lambaol -France/Brittany Bar -Armenian community in USA Barnreinlender - Austria Barsgeren Yeghanag "Persian Melody" -Armenia Basara - Serbia Batrineasc - Romania (we don't know this one but it looks like fun.) Bavno Oro - Macedonia (The guy in the dance is lifing like a man would do in a Macidonian dance and the women would be more subtle, like they are doing. Also, we would do a sholder hold until the music changes, then drop hands like they do.) Bavno Oro From Steam and Stomp 2003 Baztan Dantza - Basque Be'er Basadeh -Israel Bee's of Maggie Knockater -Scotland Bekesi Paros -Hungarian couple dance Bela Rada -Serbia Bela Rada/Makazice -Serbia Belasicko Oro -Macedonia Bicak - Bulgaria, Pirin with Yves Moreau Birchot Havdalah -Modern Israeli Here are Cris's notes in PDF Format. The video link located at notes and video is no longer avaliable. The permission to use the music is there, and you can listen to the song. Biserka - Serbia Bitola Moj Roden Kraj (or just Bitola) -Macedonia (lesnoto) Black Nag, The - England Bona Habanoth -Yemenite Bonfire -Irish couple circle dance Bonny Cuckoo -England Bosarka -Serbia (the long easy one) Front basket hold, line. The parts do not phrase with the music. 1st part -r side l in front of r twice; rock on to r, rock back to l; 2nd part -propel r to center, bringing l to calf of r; back back (l,r) 123 (lrl); Repeat 2nd part. Repeat entire dance. Brasni Carvul -Bulgaria Bridge of Athlone -Irish Briul de la Fagaras -Romania Briul mare din Ramnicu Sarat (BREH-ool MUH-ra) -Romania, Muntenia Briul Pe Gheata -Romania ! see Hora Pe Gheata Briul Pe Opt - Romania (we don't do this dance, I think Sam was the only one who knew it.) Bucimis (means hemlock) (boo-chee-MEESH) -Bulgaria, W. Thrace (Buc^imis^) Bufcansko -Macedonia (Bufc^ansko) Cacak -Serbia (C^ac^ak) Cacak in five -Serbia Cacak, Godecki Cacak, Vranjanski -S. Serbia (VRAHN-yahn-ski CHAH-chahk) Cacak, Zaplanjski -E. Serbia (ZAH-plahnye-skee CHAH-chahk) Cadaneasca de la Macin -Romania, Dobrogea Cajun Waltz -USA Capkan Dimco -Macedonia (C^apkan Dimc^o) Cekurjankino Horo -Severnjasko, Bulgaria Ceresna -Macedonia (C^eres^na) Cepelarsko Horo -Bulgaria - Rhodopes Ceresnicky - Czech Carnivalito - South America From Steam and Stomp 2003 Cetvorka - Macedonia (C^etvorka) Cetvorno, Glavinisko -Bulgaria, Trakia (C^etvorno) Cetvorno, Old -Bulgaria Cetvorno Sopsko Horo -Bulgaria, Sopluk (C^etvorno S^opsko Horo) Cherevichky -Russia Cheyenne Waltz Chiotikos -Greek Childgrove -English country dance Chilili -Bolivia Ciceranella (Tarantella Neapolitana) -Italy Cieta Polka -Poland Ciganja - Romanian Gypsy Ciganja dance notes in PDF format Ciganski Orijent -Serbia Cimpoi - Romania Circassian Circle -Scottish Circle Schottische -Scandinavia Ciro -Croatia Ciuleandra -Romania Clopton Bridge - England Cobankat -Albania (C^obankat) Cocek (Djulijano Djulijano) - Balkin Rom Coskun Coruh -Azerbaijan Cotton Eyed Joe -American Cresena (see Ceresna) Croatian Love Song - Croatia See: Ne Veruje Srce Pameti Cukanoto -Bulgaria (C^ukanoto) Cujes Mala (U Sest) -Yugoslavia Cumberland Square -England Here is a tutorial for the Bulgarian dance Dajcovo Horo, the basic dance step for Zizai Nane. Here are the seven calls and responses (phonetically): 1 CHOO-kye NAH-neh -stamp CHOO-kahm, CHOO-kahm 2 ZEE-zye NAH-neh -shake ZEE-zahm, ZEE-zahm 3 ZAHD ko-LEH-no -behind the knee ZDESS-nah, no-GAH 4 PRED ko-LEH-no -over the knee ZDESS-nah, no-GAH 5 LYOOL-yie NAH-neh -swing around (CW circle on floor) LYOO-lyahm,LYOO-lyahm 6 CHET-ree skok-NEE -jump four times (scissors) ZDESS-nah, no-GAH 7 nah-PRET NAH-neh -forward nah-PRET, nah-PRET Here is the format: meas 1 (1 Dajchovo step) Leader: CHOO-kye NAH-neh! "Stamp, man!" meas 2 (1 Dajchovo step) Others: CHOO-kahm, CHOO-kahm "I'll stamp!" meas 3 (1 Dajchovo step) Leader: AH ta-KAH DEH! "Like this!" meas 4 (1 Dajchovo step) Others: AH se-GAH DEH! "Right now!" meas 5 all stamp 4 times. For each figure substitute the next one, like Zee-zye Nah-neh into measure 5. These notes are from the syllibi that came with the first Nama Orchestra LP album, notes by Dick Crum. Damat Halay -Turkey Dance Above the Rainbow - Ireland Dance from Plav -The town of Plav in Montenegro. Albanian music: "Ne e Kemi Drenicën" Sally didn't teach us to do what we do with this dance, but we’re having a lot of fun with it: Every time someone falls off the cliff, “YAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHHHH,” (in the recording.) the leader spins off and goes to the end of the line, and so on for each leader. Dance of Ikaria - Greek Danec Bulgaria, Dobrudza | Calgary WS with Edwidge Munn 2002 Nov 8 - 10 Sequence of Danec (very very brief description): Fig 1 -Hand hold in back. LOD 16. Into center... Fig 2 -Into center "bloop bloop step" back out,turn. Fig 3- Moving left, Rt leg extended. Fig 4- Into center, hip, back out, hip; to side Fig 1 -3x; Fig 2 -2x; Fig 3 -1x; Fig 4 -1x; Fig 3 -1x; Fig 4 -1x Fig 1 -1x; Fig 2 -2x; Fig 3 -1x; Fig 1 -1x (14 counts, stamp RLR) Dansul Fetelor De La Crihalma -Romania Das Eisenkeilnest (a Zwiefacher) -Germany Dashing White Sergeant -Scotland Dayagim -Israeli couple dance Debka Kafrit -Israel Debki -Bedouin Dedo Mili Dedo -Macedonia Delcevsko Horo -Bulgaria (Delc^evsko) Derite Se Cizme Moje -Croatia Der Siebenschritt -Switzerland Devevichiya Kharovanaya - Russia (Russian Circle) Devojce, Devojce -Macedonia Devojko Mari Hubava - Bulgaria, Rhodopes Dhondia Pikna -Epirus, Greece Dimitrija - Bulgaria, Pirin Djado Mitjovata - Bulgaria Djurdjevka Kolo-Serbia Dobra, Nevesto - Bulgaria Susan H.- SS 2017 Dobrudjanska Reka or Dobrudjanska Ruka - Bulgaria, Dobrudjanska Dobrudzanska Pandela - Bulgaria Dobrudzanski Buenek -Bulgaria Dodi Li -Israel Dospatsko Oro -Rhodopes, Bulgaria Doudlebska Polka -Czechoslovakia Dramskoto (Dujni mi, dujni) -Bulgaria Drjanovska Racenica #2 -Bulgaria-Severnjaško (Drjanovska Rac^enica) Drmes Medley - Macedonia (from Nama #1) Drmes iz Trebarjeva -Croatia (tray-bar-yevka) (Drmes^) Drmes iz Zdencine -Croatia (Zdenc^ine) Duda Nota -Hungary Duke of Kent's Waltz -English Duke of Perth -Scotland Dundai -Jewish American Dvasti Tristi - Bulgaria, Rhodopes (Dvas^ti Tris^ti) Dvoino horo -Bulgaria Taught by Susan H. SS 2015 Dzangurica -Bulgaria, Pirin (Dz^angurica) Ei Hatal (also spelled: Eh Hatal) -Israel Eightsome Reel - Scotland Enleio -Portugal Eretz Eretz - Israel Erev Ba (Evening Comes) -Israel Ersko Kolo -Serbia Fado Blanquita -Portugal Fatise Kolo -Yugoslavia (Fatis^e) Familjevalsen -Sweden,Denmark,Norway Female Saylor - England Fife Ness -Scotland Fjaskern (Hurry Skurry)-Sweden Floricica - Romania, Olteneasca Frei Polka -Austrian -From the record: Austria DA-578 (Bavarian Zweifach) Friday Night Mixer -French Canadian Galaonul de la Birca -Romania Gankino -Bulgaria Gavotte d'Honneur -France/Brittany Garoon -Armenia Gerakina -Greek Gaida -Aroman Gie Gordons -Scottish (The word "gie" rhymes with "free"). Glavinisko Cetvorno - Bulgaria, Trakia (2 rhythms 2/4 & 7/16-qqs) (Glavinis^ko C^etvorno) Glencar Reel: Forward and back -twice Circle left then right (sevens and threes) Slide step across and back (sevens and threes) Reel of three Couple figure eight Arch Chain (right and left grand) Go Fatile Mome - Macedonia Gocino Kolo -Serbia Godecki Cacak -Serbia (Godec^ki C^ac^ak) Gorani -Armenia Gori More - Macedonia Goukas -Turkey (done to music of Ooska Gookas) Guhneega -Armenia Haj Haj Boze Daj (hi hi bowja die) -Yugoslavia Hambo -Sweden Haroa Haktana -Israel Happy Birthday Polka -Marvin taught Harmanlijska Racenica -Bulgaria - Trakia (Rac^enica) Harmonica -Israel Classic Israeli circle dance, with leaps, claps,shoulder holds, and spirit. Hayamo -Turkey Hasapikos -Greek Hasapikos, Plaka -Greek Hashual -Israel Circle dance, "The Fox", a favorite of dancers and their children. Hassapiko -Greek Hatzisteryos (Dervenaghas) -East Macedonia, Vlachs From Calgary workshop with Edwidge Munn Nov 8-10, 2002 Hava Nagila -Israel -couple Heel and Toe Polka - Hej Par -Armenia Heya Heya -Modern Israeli (couple dance) From September 25, 2004, Salvation Army Gym Heyamo -Turkey Hills of Connemara -Ireland (2 hand reel polka) Hine Ma Tov - Israel From Steam and Stomp 2003 Hole in the Wall -English Hopak -Russia 8 figures: 1 Pas de bas 2 Touch extend pas de bas 3 Russian polka step 4 Individual turns 5 Lunge cuts (lunge cut, pas de bas) 6 Partner Buzz 7 Chugs (men out 16 counts, back) 8 Toe, heal, touch, extend. (rept op ft wk) Hora Ciobanita - Romania Hora -Jewish Hora Aggadati -Israel Hora ca la Caval -Romania Hora Ciobanita - Romania Hora ca la Mahala - Romania dance notes in PDF format Hora de la Chircani (HOH-rah deh lah keer-KAHN) -From the village of Chircani in Basarabia -a new, free state just outside of Romania's Moldova region (NE corner) in what used to be the USSR. Hora de Mina -Romania Hora de la Rispiti - Romania Hora din Campie (HOHrah deen kem-PEEA) -Romania Hora Femeilor - Romaina Hora Habik'a (HOra Ha-BEE-kah) -Israel Hora Miresii -Romania Hora pe Gheata -Romania Hora and Sarba Ruginoasa (HOH-rah deh lah roo-dgee-NOAH-suh) Hora pe Gheata -Romania Hora veche - Romania, Muntenia Hore pe Seshe - Romaina Horehronsky Csardas -Slovakia (hoh-reh HROHN-skee) Hurry Skurry (Fjaskern)-Sweden Hutulca de la Brodina (hoo-TZOOL-kah deh lah ABROH-dee-nah)- Romania, Bucovina Idam, ne Idam -Bulgaria, Pirin I Gerakina -Greek (see Gerakina) Inaduna Turkey Indinski (Pajov) Cocek -Macedonian, Gypsy Innherredspols -Norway Iste Hendek -Turkey Itele (EE-tseh-leh) -Romania Iz Banju Ide -Serbia Ivanice (ee-vahn-EET-seh) -Macedonia Jack's Maggot -English Jacob's Ladder - Israel Also know as, Ssulam Ya'Akov or Shulam Yaakou Circle. Arms in V. Two parts, starts slow then speeds up. 1st part: make a box, ie -two side steps to R, walkinto center with L R, two side steps to L, back out with R L.) Jaws Cacak -Serbia (Cacak from Padez) Jeg Gikk Meg ot i Lunden Gronn -Norway (YAHEE YEEK MAHEE OOT EE LOON-duhn GRUHN) Jessie Polka Jiana -Transylvania, Romanian Jiana -Transylvania, Romanian -Back basket hold, long introduction, begin with singing, R foot in center rock back and forth moving to the left. Happy, bouncy -this is a love song. Then two side steps to R. Rpt opp, two side steps to R, stomp R 4x, Grapevine: R in cross L, R out behind L, Rpt. Stomp L once, Buzz step: keep R in center push with L -look up and lean back...be happy. Joc Batranesc din Niculetel - Romania, Dobrogea Joc de Leagane -Romania, Maramures Johnny Groat's House -Scotland Jovano Jovanke- Macedonia Jove Male Mome -Bulgaria Juice of the Barley -English Kabadayi -Kirklareli region, Western Turkey Kadino Selsko - Macedonia Presented by Atanas Kolarovski at Stockton Folk Dance Camp 1993. Susan H. learned this dance at that time. Susan presented it at Steam n Stomp 2015. Dance notes can be found in this PDF of 1993 Stockton Folk Dance Camp A PDF for that year will down load and or open. Kadino Selsko is on page 50. Kalamatlanos (Samiotisa) Karagouna -Greek Karamfil -Macedonia Karapyet -Russia Karsi Bar -Armenia Kasapsko Horo - Macedonia Katia -Russia Katuse Mome -Macedonia (Katus^e Mome) Ken Yovdu -Israel Kendime -Turkey -Pinky hold. Arms up in "W" position Ketri, Ketri -Gypsy -Romania Kisa Pada (Posavski Drmes) -Croatia Koga me mama rodila -Bulgaria, Trakia Kol Dodi -Israel Kolo Zita - Croatia From Steam and Stomp 2003 Kopacka -Macedonia Dimna Jada, Mamo (slow) Drvisko, Visko mome (fast) Kor Csardas -Hungary Korobushka -Russia Kortanc -Hungary Kosavsko Lesno Oro -Macedonia Koster C'Hoad (the C'Hoad sounds like "wad") -France/Brittany Kostursko Oro -Macedonia Kreutz Koenig (Kings Cross) -Germany Krici,Krici,Ticek -Croatia(kree-chee-kree-chee-tee-chek) Kritiko Serviko - Greek Kritiko Syrto (Haniotiko) -Crete -Dennis Boxell Kritikos Syrtos -Greek Kriva Krus^ka -Serbia -line -"v" hold 1. facing center side step rlrlrlr -7steps 2. pas de bas with r foot to l, pas de bas with l to r 3. leap leap (landing on l foot rais r of floor, then landing on r raise l. 4. like fig 2 but do 3 pas de bas. Repeat dance over and over. Kujawiak, Ada's #1 -Poland Kujawiak, Ada's #3 -Poland Kujawiak,Niebieski -Poland Kujawiak, Sleeping -Poland Kukuvic^ka -Trakia region of Bulgaria Kulsko -NW Bulgaria Kuma Echa -Israel Kyustendilska Racenica -Bulgaria (Danses Folkloriques version) (Rac^enica) La Bastringue -French Canadian La Vielle Bastringue -French Lakodalmi Tanc -Hungary Lalica -Bulgaria Lamb Skinnet -Scotland Laz Bar -Armenia Le Bal de Jugon -France Le Laride - Brittany Le'or Chiyuchech - Israel Lech Lamidbar -Israel Legnala Dana -Macedonia Lepa Moja Milena/Drmacica -Croatia Lesnoto Oro -(fast) -Bulgaria Lesnoto Oro -(Kolo party/side 1#5) Lesnoto (Pravoto) -Macedonia Lesnoto (Pravoto) -Macedonia -Bob Leibman's Lesnoto -Bulgaria Lesnoto -Macedonia Lesnoto Medley, from Nama #2 -Macedonia 1 Oj Ti Pile 2 Z^alna Majka 3 Bitola Moj Roden Kraj 4 Makedonsko Devojc^e Levi Jackson Rag -USA Little Man in a Fix -Denmark Ljavata - Bulgaria, Dobrudz^a (Dobrudz^a) Loosnee Shoghov -Armenia Louky -Czech Lugovonjka - Russia means "duckling" Ma Na'avu -Israeli circle, Arms start in W. Touch R toe front, side (no weight on those two) back -take weight- bring left foot next to right step R foot forward and rock back and forth bring R foot back next to left raise up and down on your toes and rest. Repeat with opposite footwork. Yemenite step (fake R, cross R over L) cross L over R, step together step. Repeat from Yemenite 3 times Macedonka -Yugoslavia Maciek (Ma chee-eck) -Polish couple. Also called Mathew's Waltz Maia, D'r -France, Alsace Taught by Sally, SS 2015 Mairi's Wedding -Scotland -Four couples in long ways formation. This is the one where the active, if seen from above, couple trace out a "4 leaf clover". To thoroughly confuse and confound beginners, while the active cpl dance a half reel of 4, with their 1st, then 2nd corners -the corners are changing places with each other. Don't worry, we've yet to see ANYONE get it right the first time! :) Makazice/Bela Rada -Serbia Makedonka -Macedonia Makedonsko Devojce -Macedonia Malhao -Portugal Mali Izvorski Opas -Dobrudža - Bulgaria Marklaender -Germany Maruntica de la Cajvana -Bucovina (meh-roon-TZEE-kuh deh lah kush-VUH-nuh) Mayim! Mayim! (Water! Water!) -Israel -by Dvora Lapson Meitschi Putz Di -Swiss -couple dance Melissa's Waltz (music is Amelia's Waltz) Memede -Macedonia (MEH-meh-deh) Serbian? Mesho Gorani -Armenia Mi Go Zatvorille -Bozmanian (Russ's version) "Actually, I wrote that one in the chicken house last year. I like to refer to it as Bela 'Russ' or maybe Bela Rooster." -Russ Milanovo Kolo -Serbia Mindrele- Oltenia, Romania From Steam and Stomp 2001 Misirlou -Greek/American From Steam and Stomp 2003 Miserlou: "Greek" line dance to classic and familiar music (actually choreographed in Pittsburg many decades ago.) Mitro Mitro -Bulgaria Mitro Mitro -Bulgaria Brief review: Line dance, W hold (arms up), moves to the right. R hop L hop, walk- R L Rhop -turn to face center on that hop- then step in with L hop, (bring R to back of calf), step out with R hop. Grapevine: L hop, (R cross behind left), R hop, L hop Repeat above till end of music. Moj Dragane (MOJ drah-GAHN-eh) -My Sweetheart- -Lika, Croatia Moja Diridika -Croatia Momacka Setnja -Šumadija / Serbia (Momac^ka S^etnja) More Pile, Slavei Pile -Bulgaria, Pirin Mori Odajo -Macedonia Muffin Man Jig From Steam and Stomp 2003 Music Makers -Scotland Nabrala - Medimurje, Croatia Narino -Turkey Narodno Oro -Macedonia Natalijino Kolo -Serbia Ne Veruje Srce Pameti - Croatia See:Croatian Love Song Nebesko -Croatia -Dennis Boxell Nebesko Kolo -Croatia Neda Voda Nalivala -Bulgaria (5 figure)(NEH-dah voh-DAH nah-LEE-vah-lah) line -ccw -"w"arm hold -start with tambura 1. Begin grapevine step r foot to r, cross l in front of r foot; step r to r, step behind r with l foot; step r foot to r -take weight and lift your left foot off the floor about 6" lifting whole leg by the hips and rotate leg in a small ccw arc, (briefly brushing toe to floor at start of arc) before steping on floor; (l knee is slightly bent). Repeat figure 1 with opposite foot work and direction. Then repeat Fig 1. 2. From last figure your r leg is up -facing toward center, instead of steping on floor, rise on ball of left foot at the same time bring r foot to l shin and set down on left heel -looks like a dip; walk to center of circle with r,l,r,lr -sssqq- the lr is left takeing weight momentarily then rocking back to r that is behind and to the side. Rev. op ftwk /repeat fig 2. 3. quick side steps ending with stomp -no weight 4. hop 5. hop Ne e Kemi Drenicën (Dance from Plav) - Montenegro Ne Veruje Srce Pameti - Croatia (Croatian Love Song) Nevrokopsko Horo -Bulgaria Nevesto Carven Trendafil - Bulgaria, Pirin Newcastle -English country dance Niebieski Kujawiak -Poland (also called Blue Kujawiak) Nino -a man's name -Armenia Novo Zagorsko -Bulgaria -(16 count intro) Nu voi dado -Aroman (Romania) Od Lo Ahavti Dai (ah-have-ti)-Israel Oj Cvetjot Kalina Olahos -South Hungary - Lower Tisza region From Steam and Stomp 2001 Ooska Gookas -Turkey Opinca -Romania Opsa Diri -Croatia Orijent -Serbia Oseh Shaloam -Israel Paduretul -Romania Pajdusko - Bulgaria (10 step) From Steam and Stomp 2001 Pajdusko - Bulgaria (4,3,2,1) From Steam and Stomp 2001 Pajdusko- (**See Jambolsko Pajdusko**) -Macedonia Panagjursko Horo -Bulgaria Parisipar -Norway (Parisian Polka) Pata Pata -South Africa Pe Batute (PAY BAH-too-teha) -Romania Pembe Oro -Macedonia (PEM-bay oro) Pe Picior din Tinca -Romania, Transilvania Pentozali -Greek, Island of Crete - Per Spellman -Norway Petronella -Scotland Petrunino -Bulgaria, S^opluk (Peh-TROO-nee-noh Ho-ROH) Picking Up Sticks -English Pidhichtos Banas (PEE-deek-tos BAH-nas) -North Thrace Pinosavka -Serbia Plaka Hasapikos -Greek Ples^kavac (PLESH-kah-vahts) -Serbia Pletyonka -Russia Podrimsko Oro -Albania (separate parts & lines for M and W) Polka, Frei -Austrian Polka ("Are You Mine Polka") Polka ("Stand beside Me") Polka Dot -Scotland Polska (The polska is multinational with slight variation in terms, like polsk or pols. It can be attributed to Fins, Swedes, Danes, Polish, and Norwegians) Pomasko Sirto -Bulgaria (Pomas^ko Sirto) Popovicanka -Serbia (Popovic^anka) Posavski Drmes -Croatia Poskok -Serbia (pause-kok)(also called Aj Povedi Veselo)(slow ver.) -1st fig. -3 hss to right; kick l, kick r, kick l; one hss to left, weight on l, stamp r; repeat. 2nd fig -r hop l hop, rlr (in lod), backing up repeat, Postie's Jig -Scotland, 4x32 jig Potam Povam -Serbia Powolniak -Poland Pravo -Bulgaria Prekid Kolo -Serbia Preplet -Serbia Promoroaca (proh-moh-ROH-kah) -Romania Purtata de Femei II (Poor-TUH deh fah-MAEE) -Romania, Transilvania Purtata din Vistea -Romania, Transilvania (poor-TUH-tuh deen VEESH-teah) Raca -East Serbia Ratukas (Raa-too-kas) -Lithuania Ravno Oro -Macedonia Ratarsko Kolo -Serbia Rezijanka - Slovenia Ridee -see Bannielou Lambaol Ripna Maca -Bulgaria (REEP-na MA-saw) "the cat strikes" Road to the Isles -Scotland Robin Ddiog [Ddiog sounds like thee-ogg] (Idle Robin or Lazy Robin)From Wales, line dance. Arms down, moving to the right, (the way we do it) quick walk 7 steps, the 7th step slightly into center, in 4 steps walk clockwise around the imaginary nest on the floor, then stomp out a beat with your feet -yah forget it if I can describe that briefly!- then take weight on R swing L infront of R, Rpt opp, Rpt those (total of 4 swings) then stomp out the beat as mentioned. Romska Gajda -Romanian(Gypsy)/Macedonia Romski Cacak -From Serbian community in Bronx, N.Y. Rondeau de Garein -France Rorospols -Norway Rum Dum Dum - Serbia Rumelaj -Romanian Gypsy Rumunsko Kolo -Serbia Rusi Kosi - Bulgaria From Steam and Stomp 2014 Rustemul -Romania Rustemul la Trei (roo-STA-mool luh trae) -Romania, Oltenia Sabrali sa se Sabrali -Rhodopes, Bulgaria Sadi Moma -Bulgaria, Pirin Sadilo Mome -Macedonia Saint Bernards Waltz -England Saint Margaret's Hill -England Salty Dog Rag -USA Sandansko Horo -Pirin, Bulgaria Sapri Tama -Israel Sarajevka Kolo -Serbia Sarano -Serbia -front basket hold. 1. kind of running 123 rlr -in ccw lod- on the 2nd r pause and change direction. repeat 2 more times. 2. in place lrl, rlr, lrl, rlr 3. leaps -r takes weight l lifts with bent knee near r calf. (done quickly) so its 6 leaps -alternating r,l ends with your r crosses infront of l -hold- Repeat dance from fig one then use alt. 3 is with feet together, both heels move to r then both heals move to l -6 times ending with a slight hop, landing on both heels, feet together, toes off floor. Sarba and Hora Ruginoasa (SEHR-bah deh lah roo-dgee-NOAH-suh) Satovcensko Horo (Sah-tohf-CHEN-skoh Hoh-ROH) -Pirin, Bulgaria (Satovc^ensko Horo) Savila se Bela Loza -Serbia Sborinka -Bulgaria Schioapa - Romania (skoh-WAH-pah) Sej Sej Bob - Bulgaria, Dobrudza Sedi Donka -Bulgaria Seljanc^ica -Croatia Senftenberger -Germany Sepastia Bar -Armenia Sestorka -Serbia (S^estorka) Sestorka Bela Palanka -Serbia Seta (SHAY-tah) -Serbia (S^eta) Setnja -Serbia (S^etnja) Sestinski Drmes -Croatia -Russ taught -somewhat like Trind Polska (S^es^tinski) Setnja -Serbia -Line dance. The dance moves to the R. The rhythem is slow, slow, quick, quick, quick. (SSQQQ) Each beat matches a step: Walk RLRLR. Piviot on R to back up LR (SS), then forward LRL(QQQ). On the last L you are headed to begin the dance again. The hand hold is formal or escort ie L hand is on hip, person behind holds onto inside of elbow with R hand, their L hand on hip...etc. When music speeds up drop to "V" hand hold; the first two steps (QQ) walk turns into two skips, the (QQQ) is a quick RLR; but the patern is the same. Seven Jumps -Denmark Sharma Sheikh -Israel Sar Planina -Macedonia (Shar PLAH-nee-nah) (S^ar Planina) Shibboleth Basadeh -Israel Shiftin' Bobbins -Scotland Siamsa Beirte -Ireland Siksara -Turkey Sila Kale Bal -Serbian Gypsy Silistrenska Tropanka -Bulgaria, Dobrudz^a Silistrenski Opas - Bulgaria Sirba din Cimpoi - Romania Sirba din Slatina - Romania From Steam and Stomp 2001 Sirba pe Loc - Romania Sirba pe Hop -American/Romanian Sirbianka -see Srbijanka Siriul -Romania Sitna Zborenka -Bulgaria Sitno Malisevsko -Pirin region, Bulgaria (Sitno Malis^evsko) Sitno Zensko Horo -Bulgaria travel -hop r, hop l, rlr, lrl; repeat 3 more times; fig 1 -weight on l, touch r: heel toe heel; bkward hop l hop r; repeat fig 1 op ftwk; fwd r l; prepat fig 1 again. fig 2 faceing center move to left, r over l -moving to side -4 times. revers and repeat fig 2 op ftwk. Repeat fig 2 again. fig 3 fwd rlr, lrl; kick r, bwk rlr togeter. repeat begin dance again from travel step. Skudrinka - Macedonia Michael S leading, from Steam and Stomp 2014 Skudrinka - Macedonia ("Od Granka V Granka") Slavej me peje (lesnoto) -Macedonia Slavonsko Kolo -Croatia Snurrbocken -Sweden Somogyi Karikazo -Hungary Sopsko Horo -Bulgaria see: Shopsko Oro Sopsko za pojas -Sopluk, Bulgaria Spanish Circle Waltz - Srbijanka -Serbia. Hands held down at sides. Walking in line. Starting with R foot, walk 2 steps. Turn slightly, (like above) touch L to R foot, then step L with L foot, touch R to L foot. Continue this way until you hear the change in the music, then you reverse and using the same steps travel in the opposite direction. The leader spirals the line into the center of the circle, or out. St. Bernards Waltz -England St. George of Skyros -Greek St Johns River - New Brunswick St. Margaret's Hill -England Stani Sterko -Bulgaria, Pirin Stara Vlainja -East Serbia (Vlach?) Staro Bansko Horo -Bulgaria - Pirin Staro Pomasko -Rhodopes - Bulgaria (Staro Pomaško) Stiga mi sa momne le -Rhodopes, Bulgaria Sto Mi E Milo -Macedonia Strumicka Petorka - Macedonia (stru-MICH-ka pe-TOR-ka) Sukac^ko Kolo -Croatia -Circle (same music as Sukac^ica) Sukac^ica -Croatia -Couple dance (same music as Sukac^ko) Svekrvino Oro -Macedonia Sweet Girl: Armenian semi circle dance with patterns similar to"the Stroll", done either to the original Armenian music, or to the Beatles With a Little Help from Our Friends. Pinky hold. Arms up, W position. Traveling in line, starting with R foot, step one step -leave your L at home, do a quick rock R L R. Step with your L foot continuing to travel in line and do the same rock step L R L. Continues on with the arms swinging down and back up as your body turns to face out as you R foot steps behind you clap once. Swineherds Dance (a Ugros) -"For a Birthday" -Hungary Sylivrianos Syrtos -Greek Syrto -Greek Ta'am Haman -Israeli couple dance done in a circle. Ta Dakria -Greek Tamzara -Armenia (Tineke's) Tankosava - Serbia Takanata -Northeast Bulgaria (Tâkanata) Tarentella, Neapolitan -Italy Tarina de la Abrud -Romania T'Astrin Ki Tou Fengaraki -Greece/Macedonia (means "The Stars and the Little Moon) T'filati -Israel Tavilina -Greek Teen -Armenian-Kurdish Tervelska Raka -Bulgaria, Dobrudz^a Tervelska Tropanka -Bulgaria, Dobrudz^a Tintaroiul -Suceava, Moldavia, Romania (tsin-tsuh-ROY-ool) Tino Mori -Macedonia Tin Tin Tini Mini Hanim -Turkey Tocul -Romania Tompany - Poland Toting -Denmark Trakijska Racenca -Bulgaria, Trakia (Trakijska Rac^enca) Trava Trava Trava -Greek (Also called Trava Trava) Trei Pazeste Batrinesc -Oltenia, Romania Trei Pazeste De La Bistret - Oltenia, Romania From Steam and Stomp 2001 Trenchmore Mitchel taught SS 2015(Not our group)Notes Tri Godini Kate - Macedonia Trind Polska -Finland Trip to Bavaria -Scotland Trite Puti -Bulgaria From September 25, 2004, Salvation Army Gym Triti Puti, Jambolski Bulgaria, Trakia Troika -Russia Trommelvalsen Denmark Tropanka -Bulgaria (Holt's) Tropca de la Tulcea -Romania, Dobrogea Trugnala Rumjana -Bulgaria -Arms up, W position (bent at elbow) A slow grapevine, walk in line, R L. Step to the side with the R, turning to face "center," step behind your R foot with your L foot. Step to the side with your R foot and lift your L foot bending at the knee. (like a string was pulling at your knee, below your knee is relaxed) Foot parallel to the floor. Put your L foot back down, spaced about your shoulder width. Lift your R foot as previously described. That's the dance. Repeat over and over. A very relaxing dance. Tsamika Tria - Greece Tsamikos -Greek Two Hand Reel -Ireland Tzadik Katamar -Israel Tzena Tzena -Israel U Sest -Serbia (S^est) U Sest Koraka -Serbia Ugros -Hungary Usge Gukas - See OoskaGooska Vallja "Hajde Merre Furken" - Albania - Sally taught SS 2015 (Not our group) Valle Pogonishte - Albania Valle E Dardhes -Albania Valle E Permetit -Albania (Not our group) Valle Nuseve Nga Korca (music is Populli Jon) -Albania Varsouvian -Sweden Varsouvianna -USA Ve David -Israel Vidinsko Horo - Vlach, NW Bulgaria Vlasko -Vlach, NW Bulgaria (long version) Vlasko III -N W Bulgaria -Severnjashko region (Vlas^ko) Vlasko Ze Pojas -East Serbia Vodarki Oro - Macedonia Vossarull -Norway Vranjanka -Serbia (also called Sano Duso) (S^ano Dus^o) Vranjsko Kolo -Serbia Vrapceto or Vrapcheto - Bulgaria -Presented by Marcus Moskoff (vrrahp-che-toe) (Vrapc^eto) Vrni se, Vrni -Macedonia Vulpiuta (Vool-pewTS-ah) -Romania Waltz Waltz -"New Blue Skirt Waltz" Waves of Tory -Irish Well Hall -English Western Polka -Polish American Ya da kalinushku lomala - Russia Yankinata -Bulgaria Yolanda -Colombian Zaes^kata - Trakia - Bulgaria Zajko Kokorajko -Macedonia -see Arap Zalna Majka ("Grieving Mother") -Macedonia (Z^alna Majka) Zartounk "to wake up" -Armenia Zemer Atik /Nigun Atik (Ancient Melody) -Israel -R. Sturman; 1962 pizza server hand hold, walking four steps (starting with your R foot) clap two times - about head height- to the outside of the circle, then once to the inside. Zensko Za Raka -Macedonia Zillertaler Laendler -Austria Zimushka - Russia Zorba - Greek Zorba - Line Dance Ira Weisburd's version Zwei Kappellan (Zwiefacher) Zwiefacher -Germany Leut Leut