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A Selection of European Folk Dances - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080108339, 9781483139883

A Selection of European Folk Dances

1st Edition

Volume 1

Author: Sam Stuart
eBook ISBN: 9781483139883
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1956
Page Count: 40
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Description

A Selection of European Folk Dances, Volume 1 is a selection of folk dances from various European countries outside the British Isles, complete with dance sequence and music. These folk dances include Die Woaf from Austria; Jooksu Polka from Estonia; Kleiner Schottisch from Germany; Hakke Toone from Holland; Tarantella from Italy; Fyrtur from Norway; Wrona Gapa from Poland; Karapyet from Russia; Fyrmannadans from Sweden; and Meitschi Putz-di from Switzerland. This volume is comprised of 12 chapters and begins with a discussion on holds, which are of three types: peasant hold, open peasant hold, and ballroom hold. The next chapter explains the basic dance steps, from balance and chassé to hambo, Mazurka step, polka step, and waltz step. Subsequent chapters focus on European folk dances such as Die Woaf from Austria; Jooksu Polka from Estonia; Kleiner Schottisch from Germany; Hakke Toone from Holland; Tarantella from Italy; Fyrtur from Norway; Wrona Gapa from Poland; Karapyet from Russia; Fyrmannadans from Sweden; and Meitschi Putz-di from Switzerland. This book will be of particular value to dancers and folklorists.

Table of Contents


Introduction

Abbreviations

Holds

Basic Steps

Austria

Die Woaf

Estonia

Jooksu Polka

Kiigadi-Kaagadi

Sadala Polka

Germany

Kleiner Schottisch

Schwarzwalder Mazurka

Kreuz Koenig

Sänftenberger

Holland

Hakke Toone

Italy

Tarantella

Norway

Fyrtur

Gammel Reinlender

Poland

Wrona Gapa

Russia

Karapyet

Kohanochka

Sweden

Fyrmannadans

Snurrebocken

Swedish Schottische

Switzerland

Meitschi Putz-di

List of Records

Index

Details

No. of pages:
40
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1956
Published:
1st January 1956
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483139883

About the Author

Sam Stuart

Dr. Sam Stuart is a physiotherapist and a research Fellow within the Balance Disorders Laboratory, OHSU. His work focuses on vision, cognition and gait in neurological disorders, examining how technology-based interventions influence these factors. He has published extensively in world leading clinical and engineering journals focusing on a broad range of activities such as real-world data analytics, algorithm development for wearable technology and provided expert opinion on technology for concussion assessment for robust player management. He is currently a guest editor for special issues (sports medicine and transcranial direct current stimulation for motor rehabilitation) within Physiological Measurement and Journal of NeuroEngineering and Rehabilitation, respectively.

Affiliations and Expertise

Physiotherapist and a Research Fellow within the Balance Disorders Laboratory, Department of Neurology, Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU), Oregon, USA

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