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country dance

a type of folk dance in which couples are arranged in sets and perform a series of movements, esp facing one another in a line
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When I wrote my article on Sharp and Baring-Gould I suggested thai this was Sharp's first encounter with country dance.
Our teachers did not know, or certainly did not indicate they knew, that the dance was actually a modified version of the classic English country dance, "Sir Roger de Cloverly.
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The Queen is Patron of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society.
Throughout the 20th century country dancing was in danger of dying out until, in 1923, the Scottish Country Dance Society was founded in Glasgow with the goal of preserving the custom.
Knowle Scottish Country Dance Club meets up every Thursday and is currently looking for new members to join its ranks.
This year the children opened the gala with a country dance to the tune of The Grand Old Duke of York.
Ian Payne's book explores the almain in the context of the English measure and country dance, and as such draws attention to a significant aspect of the English cultural heritage.
Among the activities are a bagpipe band competition, highland fling competition and performances by the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society.
She said: "I was taught Scottish Country Dance at school but even I'm having a refresher course.
The 90-year-old accordion player, famed worldwide for his Scottish country dance music, will next week receive the Freedom of Fife.
Known coast to coast as the nation's top country line dance guru, Anita Williams is the Director of the National Association of Dance Instructors and teaches country dance steps regularly at one of the premier night clubs "Cowboys" in Dallas, Texas.