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Typical Dance

Our Expected Typical Dance Programme
during Physical Distancing.
Health Regulations will be strictly followed.
Name of Dance
approx. Dates
Suggested Music Title
Dance "Form"
Comment               
1
Veleta
1901"Veleta? (Athur Morris)WaltzTraditional Sequence (the "original O.T.D. by Arthur Morris
2
Varsovienne        
1840 or much, much earlierVarsouvienneWaltz-Mazurka
Very Early couple dancce (1700?) repoplularized in the 1800's
Regency (E.C.D.)
3
Duke of Kent
1800
Traditional (of same name)
Waltz - Regency styleIt can be adapted slightly to be a partner dance and not a group dance.
4
Yearning Saunter
1919
"Yearning" (Neil Moret)
played smoothly or in it"s original form as ragtime.
Saunter (smooth foxtrot)
Traditional Sequence. An excellent choice for teaching several basic concepts/moves of the ballroom.
5
La Rinka

"La Rinka" (Hurndal)Sequence waltz.  (24 bars!)Some beautiful moves no longer seen in the modern ballroom but fun to dance. Reminiscent of earlier times.
6
Bohemian Polka
1840 +"Firesafe Polka" (Joseph Strauss)Polka / gavotteMany conventions were introduced by this and similar dances.
7Destiny Waltz
"Destiny" (Sydney Baynes)
Sequence waltz.
A delightful & simple dance. Steps are a pleasure but seldom seen in modern ballroom dancing. Pity.
8
Veto Galop
1860?"Veto Galop" (Make Peace)GalopVery energetic, but very easy.
9
Dinky One Step


One Step
Traditional Sequence
11
Square Tango
1923"Jealousy" (Gade)Sequence tango Traditional Sequence. Not "Argentine"
12
Barn Dance

"Trout" (Schubert)
Schottische (or march)
Very simple, and without partner changes
13
Palais Glide
1938"Angeline" (Gross)A novelty "Party Dance"Done just in pairs, not lines.
14
Swedish Masquerade
?
Traditional
Traditional(a) Very slow march (b)waltz (c) jig
15
Ragtime Two-Step

RagtimeTwo Step / One StepVery simple.
16
Hesitation Waltz

"Merry Widow" (Lehar)
Sequence waltz.
Looks hard, but is actually quite easy.
17
Cake Walk

RagtimeTwo Step & CakewalkSimple.
18
The Toddle
1920'sThe Toddle
novelty
As a simple sequence it is fairly easy.
19
Too Much Mustard


One Step
Very Energetix and complicated.
20
"Closing Waltz."
any
any traditional waltz
waltz
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