Cultural appropriation

Ron.Mackey

Message 16480 · 16 Mar 1999 01:37:00 · Fixed-width font · Whole thread

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> Oberdan is quite right here, I cant speak for reelers but many ceilidh
> dancers and step dancers consider the RSCDS is responsible for spoiling
> traditional dancing.
>
> While I wouldn't personally go as far as that, I am constantly
> infuriated by the presumption of RSCDS dancers who hold all sorts of
> strange notions as to what is the right way to do things and how
> undesirable it is to change or be flexible.

Whatever opinion one may have of the RSCDS and their particular
form of SD it does seem to travel. I have never heard/seen anyone
who has ever come across a club/group of Reelers or Ceilidh dancers
outside the UK.
Are there any such groups? If there are I'll lay a small wager
that there are not as many dancers who go reeling as those who dance
the RSCDS way....... or similar !
The formula seems to work!


Cheers, Ron :)

< 0 Ron Mackey,(Purveyor of Pat's Party Pieces)
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