Bar (Dance)

Bar (Dance)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Bar is a form of folk dance from eastern Turkey. Bar come from the word dance in Armenian which is bar " ." With their structure and formation, they are the dances performed by groups in the open. They are spread, in general, over the eastern part of Anatolia (Erzurum, Bayburt, Agri, Kars, Artvin and Erzincan provinces). The characteristic of their formation is that they are performed side-by-side, hand, shoulder and arm-in-arm. Woman and man bars are different from one another. The principal instruments of our bar dances are davul and zurna (shrill pipe). Later, clarinet has been added to the woman bars. The dominant measures in bars are 5/8 and 9/8. Occasionally measures of 6/8 and 12/8 are used. Aksak 9/8 measures which are also the most characteristic measures, in particular, of the Turkish folk music are applied with extremely different and interesting structures in this dance.show more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Rupt
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136271257
  • 9786136271255