Miziisko - Summary

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Region Bulgaria
Formation Open circle, leader on the right end. W-hold.
Dance Structure ((((A x 8) + (B x 4)) x 2) + ((C x 3) + D + (E x 2)) x 2) + (F x 6) + (G x 10) + (F x 4)) repeated until the end of the music.
Music Structure 4 counts/bar, 4 bar phrases.
Introduction One bar.
Part A R side, L across behind, repeat.
Part B Around the circle acw starting R foot in step-hop x 2 & step x 4 while arms go up, (V behind, V infront) x 2 & W.
Part C Clap with R stamp, repeat. Step R & L in place.
Part D Run forwards 4 steps starting R foot.
Part E Side, across behind, side, lift to the R. Mirror.
Part F As Part B but do bar 2 to the side ending with a hop & mirror that bar to the L (without raising arms in-between).
Part G High stepping Grapevine to the R starting R side & L across infront.
Ending At end of Part E.
Source Maureen Felton (who learnt it from Delyan Demirev) in Witnesham near Ipswich, UK. Checked against Delyan Demirev's video from the Eastbourne International Folkdance Festival 2008.
Date Written 2008/5/22-29. Typo correction 2017/7/9.

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 Delyan Demirev.

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