Dance Der Absacker 18017

Also known as “The Nightcap” (translation).

Reel · 32 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 213)

Devised by
Kenton Stutz (2016)
Intensity
880/844/822/888 = 53% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change, Slip-Step
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
"Der Absacker" is German for ...

"Der Absacker" is German for a nightcap... a last-drink-to-end-the-evening-with-a-blast nightcap. Much heartfelt thanks to Joana Stausberg for the apt name. Twirls and birls and extra toasts are naturally encouraged.

Der Absacker 3/4L · R32

1--
1c+2c set | ½ RHA ; set | 2c cross LH while{2} 1c turn LH to face 1cnrs
9--
1c turn 1cnrs RH, pass P Rsh ; turn 2cnrs RH, dance round P Rsh to face 1cnrs (corners loop into place)
17--
1c+1cnrs set, dance round P Rsh to face 2cnrs ; 1c+2cnrs set, dance round P Rsh to (2,1,3)
25--
Circle6 and back

Note from deviser:

on [15-16] twirling to face 1cnrs is accepted.

Der Absacker 3/4L · R32

1-8
1st and 2nd couples set and dance ½ right hands across. Set again and 2nd couple cross left back to own side as 1st couple turn left to face 1st corners ready for . . .
9-16
1st couple turn 1st corners right hand, pass right shoulder as 1st corners loop into place, turn 2nd corners right hand, and dance round partner by the right shoulder to face 1st corners again as 2nd corners loop into place (twirling to face 1st corners is accepted).
17-24
1st couple set to 1st corners, dance round partner to face 2nd corners, set to 2nd corners, and dance round partner to own sides flowing into...
25-32
2nd, 1st and 3rd couples dance six hands round and back

Der Absacker 3/4L · R32

1-8
1s+2s set, dance 1/2 RH across; Set again, 2s cross LH back to own side as 1s turn LH to face 1st corners
9-16
1s turn 1st corners RH, pass RSh; 1s turn 2nd corners RH, dance round partner RSh to face 1st corner again (corners loop into place or »twirl«)
17-24
1s set to 1st corner, dance RSh round partner to face 2nd corner; 1s set to 2nd corner, dance RSh round partner to 2nd place own side
25-32
2s+1s+3s circle 6H round & back

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Martina Mueller-Franz
Added on: June 30, 2018, 12:27 p.m.
Quality: Informal/Social (RSCDS)

NameDateOwnerLast changed
Oldenburg 2018-08-13 2018-08-13 David Quarrie Aug. 14, 2018, 10:22 a.m.
2018-11-12 Nürnberg 2018-11-12 Jürgen Wagner Nov. 16, 2018, 9:29 p.m.
Santa Cruz March-April 2022 2022-03-10 Juliet Davoren March 11, 2022, 7:38 a.m.
Santa Cruz class 2022-03-03 2022-03-03 Rachel Pusey March 4, 2022, 6:11 p.m.
Oldenburg 2022-05-16 2022-05-16 Sir Toby May 17, 2022, 9:07 a.m.
Oldenburg 2022-04-18 2022-04-18 Martin McWilliam April 21, 2022, 8:02 p.m.
berkeley March25 2022-03-25 Bruce Herbold March 20, 2022, 7:06 p.m.
Oldenburg 2018-06-18 2018-06-18 Sir Toby June 19, 2018, 8:50 a.m.
Oldenburg 2022-03-28 2022-03-28 Martin McWilliam April 12, 2022, 11:34 a.m.
181119 The More Unusual Dance Club 2018-11-19 Peter Dixon Nov. 19, 2018, 2:02 p.m.
Richmond ~ 180418 Dance 2018-04-18 James Wilson April 10, 2018, 11:05 a.m.
210816 The More Unusual Dance Club 2021-08-16 Peter Dixon July 26, 2021, 11:07 p.m.
Hamburg Class 2022-04-28 2022-04-28 Sabine Neumann May 3, 2022, 10:49 a.m.
SCD Ceilidh Hannover / Hildesheim 2022-04-30 (Vorauswahl) 2022-04-30 Cord Walter April 28, 2022, 10:43 p.m.
CGB Easter 2022 Evenings 2022-04-14 Martin McWilliam April 16, 2022, 6:14 a.m.
Hamburg Class 2022-04-21 2022-04-21 David Quarrie April 19, 2022, 1:42 p.m.
RSCDS SF Valentines Ball 2021 Geoffrey Wood Aug. 2, 2020, 1:10 a.m.
lyle recs Bruce Herbold July 20, 2019, 7:43 p.m.
San Francisco Monthly Party May 2022 Bruce Herbold Nov. 7, 2021, 10:39 p.m.
San Francisco Monthly Party June 2022 Bruce Herbold Dec. 6, 2021, 5 a.m.
San Francisco Monthly Party April 2022 Bruce Herbold Nov. 7, 2021, 10:24 p.m.
Oberlethe 2022 Welcome 2022-04-29 Martin McWilliam March 2, 2022, 7:09 p.m.
RSCDS-SF MP 2020-06 Armin Busse Jan. 29, 2020, 7:11 a.m.
CGB AGM Oberlethe Friday 2018-08-31 2018-08-31 Martin McWilliam July 16, 2018, 11:20 a.m.
RSCDS-SF MP 2020-05 Armin Busse Jan. 29, 2020, 7:12 a.m.
Chiswick - 10 June 2018 (orig) 2018-06-10 James Wilson June 11, 2018, 8:08 a.m.
SF summer 2019 Rachel Pusey July 31, 2019, 5:07 a.m.
Freiburg_Midwinter_Ball_2018 2018-02-17 Kirsten Steinbach Oct. 3, 2017, 8:36 p.m.
Chemnitz_regular SCD Chemnitz July 17, 2021, 7:46 p.m.
Kuckucksnest Summer Course 2018: class 2018-06-29 Verena Ebling June 29, 2018, 1:37 p.m.

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