A Selection of European Folk Dances - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080108421, 9781483139890

A Selection of European Folk Dances

1st Edition

Volume 2

Authors: Unknown Author
eBook ISBN: 9781483139890
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1959
Page Count: 48
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A Selection of European Folk Dances, Volume 2 is a selection of folk dances from various European countries outside the British Isles, complete with dance sequence and music. These folk dances include Boarischer and Kreuzpolka from Austria; Kolomeyka from Carpathia; Schottische from Denmark; Viru Vals from Estonia; Bourrée Poursuite from France; Der Gamboliner Holzschuhtanz from Germany; Kokotek and Laura from Poland; Tarantella from Sicily; Fyrmanna Schottische from Sweden; and Hopak from Ukraine. This volume is comprised of 12 chapters and begins with a discussion on holds, which are of four types: peasant hold, open peasant hold, ballroom hold, and promenade hold. The next chapter explains the basic dance steps, from balance and chassé to step hop and waltz step. Subsequent chapters focus on European folk dances such as Boarischer and Kreuzpolka from Austria; Kolomeyka from Carpathia; Schottische from Denmark; Viru Vals from Estonia; Bourrée Poursuite from France; Der Gamboliner Holzschuhtanz from Germany; Kokotek and Laura from Poland; Tarantella from Sicily; Fyrmanna Schottische from Sweden; and Hopak from Ukraine. This book will be of particular value to dancers and folklorists.

Table of Contents

Introduction Abbreviations Holds Basic Steps Austria Boarischer Der Haxenschmeisser Das Hiatamadl Kreuzpolka Siebenschritt Stöttera Pascher Veitscher Masur Waldjäger Carpathia Kolomeyka Denmark Schottische Estonia Viru Vals France Bourrée Poursuite Germany Der Gamboliner Holzschuhtanz Poland Kokotek Laura Sicily Tarantella Sweden Fyrmanna Schottische Fjällnäs Polska Ukraine Hopak List of Records Index

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No. of pages:
48
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1959
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483139890

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