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The Folk Dance Orch. - Folk Dances From Many Lands flac album

The Folk Dance Orch. - Folk Dances From Many Lands flac album Performer: The Folk Dance Orch.
Title: Folk Dances From Many Lands
Style: Folk
Released: 1960
MP3 album: 1973 mb
FLAC album: 1130 mb
Rating: 4.4
Other formats: WMA AA AUD MP2 MOD APE AIFF
Genre: Folk / World music

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

Traditional Russian folk dance is as broad and diverse as the nation itself. While most foreigners identify traditional Russian dance with the stomping and and knee bending characteristic of Eastern Slavic dance styles, many forget about traditions of dance that originated from Turkic, Uralic, Mongolic and Caucasian peoples who are also native to Russia. Below we have identified a small list of popular folk dance from Russia. The first four (from the Khorovod to the Chechotka), are traditional Russian dances that first come to mind when thinking of Russian folk dance.

Members of the Igor Moiseyev Folk Dance Company perform the Russian dance entitled "Summer" at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow. Source: Vladimir Vyatkin, RIA Novosti. Ballet dancer, teacher and choreographer Igor Moiseyev formed the Soviet Union's first professional dance ensemble as early as in 1937. He lived for 101 years and continued to lead his group almost until the last days of his life, remaining a model of elegance, education, erudition and refined taste. The ensemble's repertoire includes Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Moldovan, Lithuanian and other dances

Dutch folk dance are the traditional dances that were performed by the folk. Many, foreigners and the Dutch alike, associate Dutch folk dance with clogging, though clogs in practice limit the dance moves. Therefore, the folk dance is mostly danced in shoes. Historically the Dutch danced in shoes as this was part of their Church going clothing. Clogs were used for work only. On harvest feasts the farmers often did dance on clogs though, as the feast followed the harvest, where they had been wearing cloggs.

25 Norwegian Folk Songs and Dances, Op. 17. 25 Norwegian Folk Songs and Dances, Op. 17 is a collection of pieces for solo piano composed by Edvard Grieg. This work was first published around 1895.

Bihu is a folk dance from the land of red rivers & blue hills, the beautiful state of Assam. It is performed during the Bihu festival celebrated thrice a year as Rongali Bihu, Kongali Bihu and Bhogali Bihu. Learn the basics of this exquisite dance here. Hailing from Eastern India and listed on UNESCO’s world heritage list of dances, Chhau is a dance form with folk and semi-classical origins involving mock combat techniques. The word Chhau means a mask or a shadow. It is performed during regional festivals and especially during the spring festival or the Chaitra Parva. There are three kinds of Chhau dance: Purulia Chhau (West Bengal), Mayurbanj Chhau (Jharkhand) & Seraikella Chhau (Odisha).

Folk dance: Folk dance, generally, a type of dance that is a vernacular, usually recreational, expression of a historical or contemporary culture. The term ‘folk dance’ was accepted until the mid-20th century. Then this and other categories of dance were questioned and their distinctions became subject to debate. Some of these observers described folk communities with condescension as peasants, simple or quaint people who were illiterate and unselfconscious, carrying on supposedly primitive and ancient traditions. Such writers concluded that true folk dances were created anonymously and transmitted from person to person. Many scholars of the late 19th and early 20th centuries postulated a sort of Darwinian social evolution that passed from imagined beginnings through existing folk dances to arrive at modern recreational dances.


A Hattemageren
B1 Litenietis
B2 Clap Dance

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured For – Columbia Graphophone (Aust.) Pty. Ltd.
  • Published By – M C P S Sydney


  • Arranged By, Conductor – Victor Olof

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A [Label]): 7XCA17049 7XCT736
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B [Label]): 7XCA17056 7XCT737