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

A Selection of European Folk Dances

1st Edition

Volume 1

Authors: Yong Zhou
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:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483139883

About the Author

Yong Zhou

Professor Yong Zhou is a recognized expert in the field of non-linear difference equations and their applications in China. He was Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Dynamical Systems and Differential Equations over 2007-2011, and is present Guest Editor at Optimization (T&F), Nonlinear Dynamics and Journal of Vibration and Control (Sage), and at Elsevier former Guest Editor of Computers & Mathematics with Applications over 2010-2012 and Applied Mathematics and Computation over 2014-2015.

Affiliations and Expertise

Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Sciences, Zhejiang Normal University, P.R. China.