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Basque Dance provides both Basque and non-Basque readers with an introduction to an ancient art form that still endures.<P>The Basques have succeeded in preserving a rich and varied collection of folk dances. From village to village and region to region, the music, steps and costumes change, but the collective reveals the Basques' deep love of dance. There are approximately 400 distinct Basque folk dances, each with its own story and significance. They are characterized by differences in style and function.<P>Early immigrants — the founders of Basque American traditions — brought their knowledge of local dance traditions with them to the United States. These dances, as well as those performed in the Basque Country, fit into two broad categories: traditional or ritual dances and the more recent social or recreational dances. Ritual dances are those set aside for particular events and require specific circumstances and, initially, were performed by male dancers.<P>Basque dance traditions, including the distinctive high kicks and intricate leaps that make performances so thrilling, were brought to the United States by early Basque immigrants. Today, Basque dance enjoys a vital role in Basque American communities throughout the West.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. 95-98) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781886609037
Author:
Ysursa, John M.
Publisher:
University of Nevada Press
Author:
YSURA, JOHN M.
Location:
Boise, ID :
Subject:
Spain
Subject:
Dance - Folk
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Performing arts
Subject:
Folk dancing
Subject:
Folk dancing, Basque.
Subject:
Folk dancing, Basque -- United States.
Subject:
Dance-World and Ethnic
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
no. 1
Publication Date:
19991231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
37 b/w illustrations
Pages:
120
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 0.4 in

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