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Almack's was the name of a number of establishments and social clubs in London between the 18th and 20th centuries.
Alsace (Alsatian: ’s Elsass; German: Elsass; Alsatia) is a cultural and historical region in eastern France, on the west bank of the upper Rhine next to Germany and Switzerland.
Anne Brontë (commonly; 17 January 1820 – 28 May 1849) was an English novelist and poet, the youngest member of the Brontë literary family.
Augsburg (Augschburg) is a city in Swabia, Bavaria, Germany.
Austria (Österreich), officially the Republic of Austria (Republik Österreich), is a federal republic and a landlocked country of over 8.8 million people in Central Europe.
Bal-musette is a style of French music and dance that first became popular in Paris in the 1880s.
Bal Folk is a dance event for folk dance and folk music in a number of European countries, mainly in France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany and Italy.
Ballroom dance is a set of partner dances, which are enjoyed both socially and competitively around the world.
Bavaria (Bavarian and Bayern), officially the Free State of Bavaria (Freistaat Bayern), is a landlocked federal state of Germany, occupying its southeastern corner.
Bohemia (Čechy;; Czechy; Bohême; Bohemia; Boemia) is the westernmost and largest historical region of the Czech lands in the present-day Czech Republic.
A cèilidh or céilí is a traditional Scottish or Irish social gathering.
Ceili dances, or true ceili dances (fíor céili) are a popular form of folk dancing in Ireland.
In partner dancing, closed position is a category of positions in which partners hold each other while facing at least approximately toward each other.
Contra dance (also contradance, contra-dance and other variant spellings) is a folk dance made up of long lines of couples.
Cross-step waltz (originally, the French Valse Boston) is a social ballroom dance in time, performed primarily in closed position, to slower tempo waltz music (around 110 to 120 beats per minute).
Princess Dorothea von Lieven (Дарья Христофоровна Ливен, Daria Khristoforovna Liven), née Benckendorff (17 December 1785 – 27 January 1857) was a Baltic German noblewoman and wife of Prince Khristofor Andreyevich Lieven, Russian ambassador to London, 1812 to 1834.
Estonia (Eesti), officially the Republic of Estonia (Eesti Vabariik), is a sovereign state in Northern Europe.
A folk dance is developed by people that reflect the life of the people of a certain country or region.
Fred Astaire (born Frederick Austerlitz; May 10, 1899 – June 22, 1987) was an American dancer, singer, actor, choreographer and television presenter.
This is a list of dance terms that are not names of dances or types of dances.
Irish traditional music (also known as Irish trad, Irish folk music, and other variants) is a genre of folk music that developed in Ireland.
Johann Strauss I (also Johann Baptist Strauss, Johann Strauss Sr., the Elder, the Father; March 14, 1804 – September 25, 1849) was an Austrian Romantic composer.
Johann Strauss II (October 25, 1825 – June 3, 1899), also known as Johann Strauss Jr., the Younger, the Son (Sohn), Johann Baptist Strauss, son of Johann Strauss I, was an Austrian composer of light music, particularly dance music and operettas.
José Juventino Policarpo Rosas Cadenas (25 January 18689 July 1894) was a Mexican composer and violinist.
The King's German Legion (KGL) was a British Army unit of mostly expatriate German personnel during the period 1803–16.
The Ländler is a folk dance in 4 time which was popular in Austria, south Germany, German Switzerland, and Slovenia at the end of the 18th century.
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne, Lord of Montaigne (28 February 1533 – 13 September 1592) was one of the most significant philosophers of the French Renaissance, known for popularizing the essay as a literary genre.
A minuet (also spelled menuet) is a social dance of French origin for two people, usually in 4 time.
Modern Jive is a dance style derived from swing, Lindy Hop, rock and roll, salsa and others, the main innovation being to simplify the footwork - by removing syncopation such as chasse.
The Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815) were a series of major conflicts pitting the French Empire and its allies, led by Napoleon I, against a fluctuating array of European powers formed into various coalitions, financed and usually led by the United Kingdom.
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is the main historical dictionary of the English language, published by the Oxford University Press.
The vals criollo (Creole waltz), or Peruvian waltz (vals peruano), is an adaptation of the European waltz brought to the Americas during colonial times by Spain.
The phénakisticope (better known as phenakistiscope or the later misspelling phenakistoscope) was the first widespread animation device that created a fluid illusion of motion.
The polka is originally a Czech dance and genre of dance music familiar throughout Europe and the Americas.
Printmaking is the process of making artworks by printing, normally on paper.
The promenade position (abbreviated as PP in dance diagrams) is a dance position in ballroom and other dances.
The Regency in Great Britain was a period when King George III was deemed unfit to rule and his son ruled as his proxy as Prince Regent.
Salsa is a popular form of social dance that originated in the Caribbean.
Sama'i (also known as usul semai) is a vocal piece of Ottoman Turkish music composed in 6/8 meter.
Scandinavia is a region in Northern Europe, with strong historical, cultural and linguistic ties.
Sebald Beham (1500–1550) was a German painter and printmaker, especially noted for his engravings.
The waltz "Sobre las Olas" (or "Over the Waves") is the best-known work of Mexican composer Juventino Rosas (1868–1894).
Maria Sophie von La Roche (née Gutermann von Gutershofen) (6 December 1730 – 18 February 1807) was a German novelist.
Swing dance is a group of dances that developed with the swing style of jazz music in the 1920s–1940s, with the origins of each dance predating the popular "swing era".
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall is the second and final novel by the English author Anne Brontë.
Thomas Raikes ("the Younger") (3 October 1777 – 3 July 1848) was a British merchant banker, dandy and diarist.
The time signature (also known as meter signature, metre signature, or measure signature) is a notational convention used in Western musical notation to specify how many beats (pulses) are to be contained in each measure (bar) and which note value is equivalent to one beat.
Triple metre (or Am. triple meter, also known as triple time) is a musical metre characterized by a primary division of 3 beats to the bar, usually indicated by 3 (simple) or 9 (compound) in the upper figure of the time signature, with,, and being the most common examples.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The Venezuelan waltz is a hall dance and accompanying musical genre that was popularized in 19th-century Venezuela.
Vernon and Irene Castle were a husband-and-wife team of ballroom dancers and dance teachers who appeared on Broadway and in silent films early in the early 20th century.
Vicente Martín y Soler (2 May 175430 January 1806) was a Valencian composer of opera and ballet.
Vienna (Wien) is the federal capital and largest city of Austria and one of the nine states of Austria.
Viennese waltz (Wiener Walzer) is a genre of ballroom dance.
Waltz is one of the five dances in the Standard (or Modern) category of the International Style ballroom dances.