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Folkstyle Historic and Contemporary Dances



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Historic and Contemporary Dances for Kids and Teachers DVD 5
By Sanna Longden
DVD and link to online syllabus

12 enjoyable traditional dances, for all levels of learners. An online link to downloadable PDF files of the syllabus of dance directions is included.

*Music for these dances with the dance directions are on CD 2 (850483).

1. Grand March - Processional for as many as will (w.Europe, USA, international - from ancient times until today).
2.* Constant Billy - Cotswold Morris Dance - Longways for 6 people.(s.England-from ancient times).
3.* The Peopleton Stick Dance - Border Morris Dance - Longways for 6-8 people (w.England-from ancient times) and its descendant, "Pop Goes the Weasel".
4. Jenny Pluck Pears - English Country Dance - Round for 3 couples (England - 16th-17th centuries).
5.* The Sir Roger de Coverly - English Country Dance (adapted and traditional version) - Longways for 5-6 couples (England and US eastern seaboard Colonial - 16th-18th centuries).
6.* The Virginia Reel - Contra Dance - Longways for 4-6 couples (US frontier - 19th century).
7. La Belle Catherine/The Muffin Man/Pam & Pat Reel - Contra Dance arranged in eastern US Colonial style - Longways for 4-6 couples (US eastern seaboard Colonial and Frontier - 18th-19th centuries).
8.* The Minuet - Partner dance arranged for classroom and social dance groups - Column of couples for as many as will (w.Europe and eastern US - 18th century).
9.* El Vals de los Panos - Progressive trio dance with kerchiefs - Trios facing trios (sw Spanish-American Colonial US - 18th-19th centuries).
10.* Cotton-Eyed Joe - Country or Tex-Mex dance - Group and partner versions (Texas-Mexican border - late 19th century to present).
11.* Country-Western Line Dance to "Boot Scootin' Boogie" and others - Lines of individuals facing same direction (general US - late 20th century).
12.* Country-Western Double Line Dance to "I Love a Rainy Night" and others - Partners facing in longways or scattered (general US - late 20th century).


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