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folk dance
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01/11/2010

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Term
Pata Pata
Definition
African/harvest  lines  tap step,heel clicks
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Cherkassiya
Definition
Israel/horses  lines  Grapevine,kicks,skip,heels and toes,stomp,  six verses
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La Raspa
Definition
Mexico (hat dance)  Circle partner  bleking step
Term
Ace of Diamonds
Definition
Denmark  Double circle/partners mixer  bleking, polka
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Stick dance
Definition
Guam  Partners  six verses
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Tininkling
Definition
Phililippines,  2 dancers, 2 poles   in,in,out, out,poles are reversed
Term
Miserlou
Definition
Greese   Broken circle, hands joined   Two step, grapevine
Term
Tarantella
Definition
Italy   Circle/partner   Step, hop, chase
Term
Clap Dance
Definition
German   Double circle, Partner   Gallop
Term
Accent
Definition
Stress places on a beat to make it stronger than another
Term
Beat
Definition
the basic unit that measures time
Term
Bleking
Definition
hop right, left heal forward   repeat and reverse
Term
Chorus
Definition
Series of steps that are repeated between verses
Term
Choreography
Definition
series of movement patterns created for a specific reason to particular music
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Double Circle
Definition
two circles  one inside the other where partners face each other
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Folk Dance
Definition
The story of people and their cultures told through dance and opportunity to develop an apperciation for the customs and traditions of other cultures and that dance can be a common bond between people of all nations
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Formations
Definition
specific place dancers move in a particular dance ( line,square, unbroken circle, floating circle, double circle)
Term
Grapevine step
Definition
step left to side, right behind left, step left to side,touch right next to left, repeat and reverse
Term
Line Dance
Definition
dances performed without partners (scattered throughtout dance areaa, and repeating dance pattern facing different directions
Term
Locomotor
Definition
a movement that travels through space 9walk, run, skip)
Term
Measure
Definition
one group of beats made by the regular occurance of the heavy accent
Term
mixer
Definition
dance in whichpartners are exchanged after each repetition of the steps
Term
Non Locomotor
Definition
movement that does not travel ( twist, bend, pull)
Term
Phrase
Definition
Musical sentence/ group of measures generally 4-8 or 16-32 measures
Term
Polka
Definition
Hop,step, close.step
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Rhythm
Definition
regular pattern of movement/ and or sound
Term
Single Circle
Definition
one large circle where boy's partner is on his left( may face into the circle or each other)
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Skip Step
Definition
Step hop on same foot
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Tempo
Definition
the rate of speed at which the music is played
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Verse
Definition
specifis pattern of steps