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Historical dance

estampie

Dance; Historical dance

The idealized dance character of all these pieces suggests that the estampie may have been a true dance but there are no surviving dance manuals describing the estampie as a dance. A derivation of ...

gankino horo

Dance; Historical dance

Gankino horo (also Kopanitsa) is a family of lively folk dances from Western Bulgaria written in 11/8 meter.

daychovo horo

Dance; Historical dance

Daichovo horo is a Bulgarian folk circle dance.

kopanitsa

Dance; Historical dance

Kopanitsa (also Gankino horo) is a family of lively folk dances from Western Bulgaria written in 11/8 meter.

doppio

Dance; Historical dance

The first detailed descriptions of dancing only date from 1450 in Italy, which is after the start of the Renaissance. It is vigorous stamping dance.

fandango

Dance; Historical dance

It is a lively couples dance, usually in triple metre, traditionally accompanied by guitars and castanets or hand-clapping. Fandango is one of the main folk dances in Portugal.

farruca

Dance; Historical dance

Spanish gypsy dance with sudden tempo and mood changes. Origin: 1930s: Spanish, feminine of farruco ‘Galician or Asturian’, from Farruco, pet form of the given name Francisco.

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