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  • mlamontbrown

    mlamontbrown May 26, 2006, 9:16 p.m. (Message 45404)

    RE: Reels and Hornpipes

    John wrote:
    > While it's true that most of the SCD crowd can't give you
    > a  coherent  description of the difference, quite a lot of the better
    > dancers (and most of the teachers) do have a feel for it.
    
    I'm not at all sure that I can explain the difference between a reel and a hornpipe,
    but I'm sure I would notice if The Sailor, West's Hornpipe, and College Hornpipe
    didn't have hornpipes as the music when I danced them.
    
    Malcolm
    
    Malcolm L Brown
    York  (UK)
          

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