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Allegretto Allegro backward beginning centre change the position close in front close the right counted couple Csardas dancers form dancers stand Diagram eight meas eight measures facing partner figure Finish fitting the steps flax folk-dance foot and moving foot and right four skipping steps girls hands on hips Highland Fling hold this position hop on left Jump lassie left foot forward left hand left toe May-Pole MORRIS DANCE move forward movements music consists original position partner's waist places hands polka quarter-turn raise the left raise the right Reel Repeat right arm right foot close right foot forward right foot three right hand right in place right knee right leg extended right toe round dancing second measure shoulders sideward single circle spring stamp step forward Strathspey Swedish Singing Game swing the arms Tarantella toes raised touch the heel touch the left touch the right turn once ures vigorously
Page 15 - of circle. The front ones of all couples join hands in a circle ; the back ones place their hands on their partners' shoulders. The music consists of two parts. The first part contains seven measures ; the second part, eight. In fitting the steps to the music, each measure should be counted thus : “One, two, three, four.
Page 15 - B. Ha ha ha ! Happy are we, Anderson, and Peterson, and Lündstrom, and me! ha ha ha ! Happy are we, Anderson, and Peterson, and Lündstrom, and me! During the first part of “ Carrousel “ the merry-go-round is supposed to be just starting, and moves slowly ; in the second part it is in full swing, and the fun is at its height.
Page 3 - each. In fitting the steps to the music, each measure should be counted thus : “ One, and, two, and.” The dancers form a double circle, partners standing side by side facing in the same direction. A. Partners face each other, Number One facing the centre of the circle, Number Two facing outward.
Page iii - OF NORWAY, SWEDEN, DENMARK, RUSSIA, BOHEMIA, HUNGARY ITALY, ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELAND WITH THE MUSIC, FULL DIRECTIONS FOR PERFORMANCE, AND NUMEROUS ILLUSTRATIONS ARRANGED AND EDITED BY ELIZABETH
Page 15 - A. Pretty maiden, sweet and gay, Carrousel is running, It will run till evening: . Little ones a nickel, big ones a dime. Hurry up! get a mate! Or you'll surely be too late!
Page vii - is performed in groups of three, all moving forward and around the room from right to left. In each group of three, Number One stands in front with a handkerchief or scarf in either hand; Number Two and Number Three stand side by side directly behind
Page 15 - During the sixth and seventh measures, the time is accelerated slightly. B. (Meas. 1-4.) Still moving to the left, with the time slightly accelerated, as in the two preceding measures, execute the same step as described in the first measure of A, but in double time, that is, making four slides to each measure instead of two. [Fig. i]
Page 73 - fitting the steps to the music, each measure should be counted thus : “ One, and, two, and.” The dancers form a single circle with partners facing each other. Partners take the ordinary position for round dancing,
Page 15 - During A dancers move toward the left with a slow sliding step, as follows (Meas. i.) Make a long slide to the left with the left foot (one), close the right foot to the left (two). Repeat (three, four).