9/8 vs 6/8

Bryan McAlister

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We do it because it raises the energy level and is a great climax to
finish the first or second half of a dance. (If there is a last waltz it
goes in before STW)

In message <XXX108-X275X4XX4X6544XX214344X8960@xxx.xxx>, Jim Healy
<xxxxxxxx@xxxxxxx.xxx> writes
> At a ceilidh you will almost certainly dance it in 6/8 time and the
>music may change to reel time half way through.
>
>As to why that should be, I look forward to the views of others.

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Bryan McAlister
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