Gaida avasi - Summary

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Region Bulgaria
Dance Structure Single sequence repeated throughout the music.
Formation Open circle. V-hold.
Music Structure 2 counts/bar, 4 bars/sub-phrases, 8 bars/phrase.
Introduction None.
Whole sequence Facing to the R & starting F ft, forwards in 2 steps & 2 Triple Steps. Facing centre, R close, L lift swing behind with arms to W-hold. L across behind, R side. Facing L, L forwards, R lift infront straight. Facing R, L lift by calf. Triple Step quick-quick-slow on spot with arms to V-hold.
Source Dimitar ("Mikto") Petrov in the Dobursko in Bulgaria during the 2013 British-Bulgarian Society dance tour.
Date Written 2013-9-7. Updated 2014-1-2.

Disclaimer: Mistakes are quite likely in the notes and no guarantees are made as to accuracy. There may be other versions of the same dance or other dances with the same name. Music may differ, particularly in speed, introduction and duration, between performers. The division into parts, bars & counts might not be standard. These notes of the dance are freely distributable (under GPL or CC-by-sa) in so much as the note's author's contribution but the choreography and/or collection were by other people and so their copyright might apply to the dance itself. Better than using notes, go to a dance class where it is taught by Dimitar ("Mikto") Petrov.

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