ERSKO KOLO

(Air'‑sko‑kolo)

 

Serbia

 

Source:

Learned from natives of Jugoslavia.

Music:

MH 3020‑A, The Duquesne University Tamburitzans.

 

Piano ‑ Narodne Igre Za Klavir, Lj. M. Bosnjakovic, "Prosveta,"

Belgrade (no date)

 

 

Formation:

Open or closed Kolo, hands joined and held down at sides.

NOTE: In Part I, be sure to keep facing straight toward center.

The schottische‑like steps in Part II are very free.

 

 

Meas.

Part_I (Slow)

1

Ct. 1 ‑ Step R ft to R. Ct. & ‑ Step L ft. behind R ft.

Ct. 2 ‑ Step R ft. to R. Ct. & ‑ Step L ft. behind R ft.

2‑7

Same as Meas. 1, moving continually R.

8

Stamp R‑L, raising L ft. immediately after stamp.

9‑16

Same as meas. 1‑8, but with opposite footwork, moving L, i.e.,

L ft. to side, R ft. behind, etc., ending with 2 stamps L‑R,

raising R ft. immediately after stamp.

 

 

Meas.

Part II (Fast)

 

Turn to face Full R.

1‑2

Run R‑L‑R‑hop (a kind of schottische step), moving CCW. Bring L

knee up quite high on hop.

3‑4

Without turning around, run L‑R‑L‑hop bkwd. (moving CW), turning

on hop to face center.

5‑6

Run R‑L‑R‑hop into center.

7‑8

Run L‑R‑L‑hop bkwd, to place.

9‑16

Same as Meas. 1‑8.

 

 

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DICK CRUM-Yugoslav Week-end-Miami Valley Folk Dancers

April 28th and 29th, 1956

MVFD Syllabus Collection Copyright Miami Valley Folk Dancers 2004