The Sword Dances of Northern England

The Sword Dances of Northern England

eBook - 1911
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<p>Featuring the history and actual music of the early sword dances of England, this volume discusses the rich origins of the art.</p><p>Recorded throughout world history, sword dances are choreographed mock battles that generally end with a &ldquo;killing&rdquo; of one of the performers. Most sword dances include performers who dance solo around the weapons and mock battle dances in which performers simulate ongoing swordfights.</p>
Publisher: London : Novello & Co., Ltd., 1911
Characteristics: 1 online resource (19 p.)
Additional Contributors: Sharp, Cecil James - Editor


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