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Dances

(National Dances): Bohemian: the redowa. English: the hornpipe and lancers. French: the contredanse (country dance), cotillon, and quadrille. German: the gallopade and waltz. Irish: the jig…

Dance

The Spanish danza was a grave and stately court dance. Those of the seventeenth century were called the Turdion, Pabana, Madama Orleans, Piedelgiba'o, El Rey Don Alonzo, and El Caballero. M…

The Czardas Dance

The Question: I am trying to identify the Russian dance where the "dancers" have their arms crossed in front of them while they bouncing up and down and alter…

Dance of Death

A series of woodcuts, said to be by Hans Holbein (1538), representing Death dancing after all sorts of persons, beginning with Adam and Eve. He is beside the judge on his bench, the priest …

Dance With Me

Director: Randa Haines Writer: Daryl Matthews Columbia; PG; 126 minutes Release: 8/98 Cast: Vanessa L. Williams, Cha…

Pyrrhic Dance

the most famous war-dance of antiquity, received its name from Pyrrichos, a Dorian. It was danced to the flute, and its time was very quick. Julius Caesar introduced it into Rome. The Romai…

Morris Dance

brought to England in the reign of Edward III., when John of Gaunt returned from Spain. In the dance, bells were jingled, and staves or swords clashed. It was a military dance of the Moors …

Giants' Dance

(The). Stonehenge, which Geoffrey of Monmouth says was removed from Killaraus, a mountain in Ireland, by the magical skill of Merlin. “If you [Aurelius] are desirous to honour the bur…

Ice Dancing

FP1Marina Anissina & Gwendal Peizerat, FRA2.02Irina Lobacheva & Ilia Averbukh, RUS4.03Barbara Fusar Poli & Maurizio Margaglio, ITA6.0Best USA: 11th, Naomi Lang & Peter Tchern…

Dancing at Lughnasa

Director:Pat O'ConnorWriter:Frank McGuinnessSony Pictures Classics; PG; 94 minutesRelease:11/98Cast:Meryl Streep, Michael Gambon, Sophie Thompson, Catherine McCormack, Kathy Burke, Brid Brenna…