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Dance History and Miscellanea

This is a collection of bits of interesting history and other odd items that I think are worth seeing. Most of these have been taken from the news group rec.folk-dancing.


Dorset Four Hand Reel
This is a dance published in the EFDSS Community Dance Manuals and is loosely based on a traditional dance. Here is some history about its roots.


Derivation of the term Hey
Why is a hey called a hey.


If you are interested in this sort of information you may also be interested in my dance style page which contains some historical information about dance moves and their styling. 

Rhod Davies

This page last modified Tue Apr 2 1996 11:36:44 

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