A square dance is a dance for four couples (eight dancers in total) arranged in a square, with one couple on each side, facing the middle of the square. Square dances were first documented in 16th-century England but were also quite common in France and throughout Europe. They came to North America with the European settlers and have undergone considerable development there. In some countries and regions, through preservation and repetition, square dances have attained the status of a folk dance
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Square dances without calls is instrumental music that was made for square dancing. During the square dance boom of the 1950s many musicians were mobilized to form bands and record who would not have been recorded otherwise. Most of these were made when records were still in the 78 rpm format. Paddy on the Turnpike. Tommy Jackson and his Orchestra. Topics: made for square dance, fiddle tune, instrumental music, Tommy Jackson. Square Dances Without Calls.
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Elements of Square dance history can be traced back before the Quadrille (1740s) but it was the Quadrille that would be its main root in history. Square dancing is not native only to the United States, there are importation's from the British Isles. The Square dance is relatively a modern term (1870s & up) to describe Country or Contra dances (Contredanse Anglais) of the past such as Lancers, Quadrilles, Basse, Hautes dances, Circle dances, String dances, Longways, plus Reels, Cotillions, Buck and Wing, Jigs, etc. The Quadrille which originated in 1740 is considered the start of traditional Square dancing. There are different styles and mannerisms in square dancing throughout the world.
Songs from Square Dances by Al Mac Leod's Country Dance Band, Al Mac Leod's Country Dance Band, El Durlacher. Free download and listen Square Dances. Tracks count: 6. Views: 3. Al MacLeod's Country Dance Band, Al Mac Leod's Country Dance Band, El Durlacher, Al Mac Leod's Country Dance Band, El Durlacher - Dip And Dive 04:07. Al MacLeod's Country Dance Band, Al Mac Leod's Country Dance Band, El Durlacher, Al Mac Leod's Country Dance Band, El Durlacher - She'll Be Comin' Round The Mountain 03:48. Al MacLeod's Country Dance Band, Al Mac Leod's Country Dance Band, El Durlacher, Al Mac Leod's Country Dance Band, El Durlacher - Billy Boy 04:27.
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Illinois designated the square dance as the official state American Folk Dance in 1990; the square dance is a uniquely American dance. Twenty-two states have declared the square dance as an official state symbol, and more than thirty bills have been introduced at the federal level proposing the square dance as the national (folk) dance of the United States. About Square Dancing. The square dance provided pioneers with recreation and social contact with neighbors - and is still doing that today! From "An American Folk Custom" by Richard M. MacKinnon: "In The Complete Book of Square Dancing, Betty Casey writes: The square dance is uniquely American.