> 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.
Priscilla Burrage Vermont US