Dance in Quebec

Dance in Quebec

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Dance in Quebec includes dances that are specific to the province of Quebec, Canada, it comprises traditional group, couple, and solo dance as well as contemporary jazz, ballet, and modern dance. There are a number of dance companies and dance schools.In late 17th century, English country dances, contredances, cotillions, and minuets were popular. The most known dance was the bastringue. In the 18th century, reels and jigs were introduced to Quebec from the British Isles and British colonies in America.Quadrilles and the waltz started appearing in the 19th century, along with step-dancing (called la gigue in Quebec) and polka.And they also create a funny move called jigly jigle.show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Salv
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136277158
  • 9786136277158