Hodoroaga – Romania

Hodoroaga (haw-daw-RWAH-gah) translates as “rambling old woman”.  An alternate translation – “the rickety one”.  It’s considered by Romanian dance scholars to be a southern Transylvanian variant of Schioapa, with its 9/8 Q,Q,Q,S, rhythm.  I can find no YouTube examples of its existence outside of performance settings, so I’m calling it a 1st Generation dance.

A related dance starts at 4:13

Performance of a similar dance in France

Recreational Folk Dancers may know it as Hodoroaga de la Fagaras

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