Dances were transplanted to this new soil and danced by the people. Later, folk dancing came to be associated with interest groups. They preformed them at festivals where spectators watched passively. Between 1930 and 1940 there was a movement during which such groups as Folk Festival Council of New York attempted to popularize folk dancing as recreational activity. Finally in 1940 at the New York World’s Fair, thousands of people tried simple folk dances at the American Common.
Ruth White wrote her first composition at the age of 8 and since the age of 15 has released a steady stream of recordings. Ms. White received her education at Pennsylvania’s Carnegie Institute of Technology. While she focused on classical training in piano, she also studied violin, cello, harp, clarinet, and horn. These recordings (5 LP’s over 3 years) were called Folk Dances from ‘Round the World. The set also included 5 dictionaries of step and dance positions to guide young students. Rhythm Productions even printed educational materials that showcased the folk dance costumes of countries from around the world. Mrs. White released several more recordings of folk music, but by the mid 1960’s Ms. Whites focused shifted to contemporary dances and electronic music and rhythms.
A folk dance is developed by people that reflect the life of the people of a certain country or region. Not all ethnic dances are folk dances. For example, ritual dances or dances of ritual origin are not considered to be folk dances. Ritual dances are usually called "Religious dances" because of their purpose. In this sense, nearly all folk dances are ethnic ones
Ensemble Juveniliter. He probably sang in the choir of St. Paul's Cathedral from 1594, when a "Thomas Raniscroft" was listed on the choir rolls; likely he remained there until around 1600, under the directorship of Thomas Giles. He probably received his bachelor's degree in 1605 from Cambridge.
Album · 1957 · 12 Songs. Croatian Folk Dances. Lest We Forget, Vol. 1: Movement Soul, Sounds of the Freedom Movement In the South, 1963-1964.
Folk Dances of Terra Australis, Vol. 3. Bush Dances of New Holland, Vol. 2. There's a Wombat in my Room.
|A1||Neapolitan Tarantella (Italy)|
|A2||Practice Pas De Basque No. 1 (Poland)|
|B1||Horse And Buggy Schottische (Scandinavia)|
|C1||Norwegian Mazurka (Norway)|
|D1||Vandra Polska (Estonia)|
|D2||Rumunjsko Kolo (Rumania)|
|D3||Practice Mazurka (Ascher)|
|E1||Bruder Lustig (Germany)|
|E2||Herr Schmidt (Germany)|
|F1||Swedish Masquerade (Denmark)|
|F2||Meitschi Putz Di (Switzerland)|
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Other: (Disc 1): 603 1
- Other: (Disc 2): 603 2
- Other: (Disc 3): 603 3