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

A Selection of European Folk Dances

1st Edition

Volume 2

Authors: Yong Zhou
eBook ISBN: 9781483139890
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1959
Page Count: 48
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Description

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

Details

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

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.