Preumblata - Summary

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Region Romania
Formation Open circle. V-hold.
Dance Structure ((A1 + A2) + (B1 + B2)) x 3.
Music Structure 4 counts/bar, 4 bar phrases.
Introduction 8 bars
Part A1 Starting R foot, travel R in 2 slow arcing steps & Triple Step. L in, R touch close, R out, L touch close; Triple Step L. Grapevine L starting R across infront & L ending touch close. L side, R touch close, R side, L touch close.
Part A2 A1 mirrored.
Part B1 Part A1 bar 1. Ditto on opposite feet. R side, L across behind, R side, L touch close. L across infront, R touch close, R side, L touch close.
Part B2 B1 mirrored.
Source Silviu Ciuciumis at the Zetten Balkan Festival and at the Malhamdale Romanian Dance Course in 2002.
Date Written 2002/7/17. Updated 2003/2/26, 2007/8/18, 2007/8/19, 2011/10/30 & 2013/2/2.

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 Silviu Ciuciumi┼č.

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