Joc din Slatina - Summary

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Region Romania
Formation Open Circle. V-hold.
Dance Structure ((A x 2) + (B x 2) + (C x 2)) repeated to the end of the music.
Music Structure 4 counts/bar, 4 bar phrases.
Introduction 16 counts.
Part A (R side, L across behind) x 2. R side forwards, hop. L forwards, hop. R back, hop. (L side, R across behind) x 2.5, L hop.
Part B R forwards, L close, R forwards, hop. L across infront, hop, R backwards, hop. L backwards, R close, jump to L Klopka close, jump to R infront without weight. (Jump to R across infront leaning R, leap R close), mirror.
Part C (R across infront, L side, R across behind, L side) x 1.5. In quick-quick-slow, R stamp close, L stamp, R stamp. Mirror all.
Source Silviu Ciuciumi┼č in the Zetten Balkan Festival, The Netherlands, in 2001 & 2002 and in Malhamdale, in the UK, in 2002.
Date Written 2012/6/7. Updated 2014/8/20.

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 Silviu Ciuciumi┼č.

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