Scotch reel
Reel Reel (r[=e]l), n. [Gael. righil.] A lively dance of the Highlanders of Scotland; also, the music to the dance; -- often called {Scotch reel}. [1913 Webster]

{Virginia reel}, the common name throughout the United States for the old English ``country dance,'' or contradance (contredanse). --Bartlett. [1913 Webster]


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  • Reel — bezeichnet sowohl einen schottischen und irischen Volkstanz als auch die zugrundeliegende Melodie in einem schnellen 2/2 Takt (Alla breve). Das Tempo beträgt etwa 100−120 bpm (halbe Noten je Minute), also 50–60 Takte pro Minute. Reels werden… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Reel — (r[=e]l), n. [Gael. righil.] A lively dance of the Highlanders of Scotland; also, the music to the dance; often called {Scotch reel}. [1913 Webster] {Virginia reel}, the common name throughout the United States for the old English country dance,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reel — 1. noun a) A lively dance of the Highlanders of Scotland; also, the music to the dance; often called Scotch reel. a log reel, used by seamen b) A frame with radial arms, or a kind of …   Wiktionary

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  • Virginia reel — Reel Reel (r[=e]l), n. [Gael. righil.] A lively dance of the Highlanders of Scotland; also, the music to the dance; often called {Scotch reel}. [1913 Webster] {Virginia reel}, the common name throughout the United States for the old English… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • John Baltzell — (* 23. September 1860 im Knox County, Ohio; † 1940) war ein US amerikanischer Old Time Musiker. Baltzell gehörte zu den ersten ländlichen Musikern, die Schallplattenaufnahmen machten. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Leben 1.1 Kindheit und Jugend …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Historical dance — Victorian ballroom dances at the Gaskell Ball Historical dance (or early dance) is a collective term covering a wide variety of dance types from the past as they are danced in the present. Dances from the early 20th century can be recreated… …   Wikipedia

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