Mesjog gur - Summary

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Region Armenia
Formation Line (or open circle). Little-fingers close V-hold.
Dance Structure (A + B x 4 + C) repeated throughout the music.
Music Structure 2 counts/bar, 4 bars/phrase.
Introduction 8 bars.
Part A Bounce down slow, quick x 2, slow, lift R behind. Mirror. With L to centre, shimmy L, R, L, R.
Part B (L across infront with arms L. R side with arms R.) x 4
Part C Part A bars 1-2 but lift L infront. Turning acw L touch x 3, L leap. Mirror all ending in place with feet closed.
Source Tineke van Geel at her Armenian course in Brecon, 2005. Tineke got it from Artushat Karapetian of the Pedagogic Institute, Yerevan in 1988.
Date Written 2006/1/5. Updated 2007/8/18, 2007/8/29 & 2016/5/4.

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 Tineke van Geel.

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