ceilidh vs SCD

Alan Paterson

Message 35440 · 5 Jun 2003 13:40:15 · Fixed-width font · Whole thread

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Oliver Thinius wrote:
>
> Three speeds - Strathspey, Jig, Reel in Country dancing

March exists here as well.

>
> Everything from March, Strahtspey, Reel, Jig up to Tango and Samba in
> Ceilidh dance - limited spectrum?

Yes.

You're mixing up two concepts here:

- Dances with a recognizable Scottish style which will be danced at a
"ceilidh" event.

- Dances which may conceivably be danced at a "ceilidh" event.

I stand by my statement.

Alan

> Alan Paterson schrieb am 04.06.2003:
> >Bryan McAlister wrote:
> >>
> >> Is it not that Country dancers have developed an interest in a very
> >> limited spectrum of Scottish Dancing and dont choose to do the
> >vulgar
> >> thing and join with the masses.
> >
> >Hmmm.
> >
> >~10-20 dances -> the "vulgar thing"
> >
> >over 11,000 dances -> a limited spectrum
> >
> >Most peculiar.
> >
> >Alan
> >

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