What is a 'gypsy turn'?

Martin Campoveja

Message 54427 · 14 Dec 2008 17:29:02 · Fixed-width font · Whole thread

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2008/12/14 Campbell Tyler wrote:
>
> if it were an official RSCDS term then I doubt the
> question would even have arisen. The person asking it would have gone to
> the manual (...) It might also have resulted in many emails about how it used
> to be danced differently until someone unilaterally changed it without
> reference to the masses, etc etc.

Which is why the Manual is irrelevant for a vast number of dancers,
who are tired of being told what is "right " or "wrong" by a
self-appointed body.
A lot of people enjoy their dancing without need to refer to the
hierarchy, just as many people get on with their lives without
referring to the pope.

Martin

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