Basket (more questions)

Priscilla M. Burrage

Message 9714 · 25 Nov 1997 17:10:33 · Fixed-width font · Whole thread

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On Mon, 10 Nov 1997, M Sheffield wrote:

> Anja asked:
> >> What is a basket (-formation) ?
> Anselm replied:
> >Two men and two ladies stand in a small circle
> (...)
> >running clockwise with small nearly-slipsteps.
>
> or propelled pivot steps (right foot in, left foot out and giving the impetus.
>
> I have alwyas regarded the basket as a an anglo/american dance figure.

Interesting. I learned the figure first in a German dance -- after 20 yrs
of American square & contra in New England & New York state.

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