Hora


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Hora

 

a Moldavian folk round dance; in the early 19th century, also the name of a country festival. The hora is danced in 2/4 or 6/8 time, to a slow tempo. It is performed smoothly and softly by girls; at wedding celebrations men also take part. The hora is accompanied by the cimpoi (a type of bagpipe), fluer (a flute), and other folk instruments.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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