The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
(in Polish, krżtenie), a folk dance and song that are widespread in Byelorussia and Poland. The metre is 2/4 or 4/4. The tempo is slow in the beginning of the dance and gradually quickens. The dancing couples form a cross.
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