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Allemande
   is described as a   
Courtly Baroque Dance in Which the Arms Are Interlaced
Beguine
   is described as a   
Vigorous Caribbean Dance
Bergamask
   is described as a   
Country Dance
Bolero
   is described as a   
Spanish Dance With Sudden Pauses and Sharp Turns
Bossa-nova
   is described as a   
Brazilian Dance Similar to Samba
Boston
   is described as a   
Waltz-like Dance
Bourrée
   is described as a   
French Baroque Dance With Quick Rhythm
Bransle
   is described as an   
An Old French Follow-the-leader Dance
Buck-and-Wing
   is described as a   
Solo Tap Dance With Many Flings and Leaps
Cabriole
   is described as an   
Exuberant Dance
Cakewalk
   is described as a   
Prancing Stage Dance With Backward Tilt
Canary
   is described as a   
Lively Renaissance Courtly Dance
Cancan
   is described as a   
French Woman's Dance Involving High Kicks While Holding up Front of Skirt
Carioca
   is described as a   
Variation of the Samba
Chaconne
   is described as a   
Spanish Baroque Dance in Triple Time
Charleston
   is described as a   
Fast-paced 1920's Dance Characterized by Energetic Kicking
Cinque-pace
   is described as a   
Lively Medieval Dance With Five Steps
Conga
   is described as an   
Afro-Congan Dance Performed by a Group in a Single Line
Contredanse
   is described as a   
Folk Dance in Which Two Lines of Couples Face Each Other
Cotillion
   is described as an   
Elaborate Ballroom Dance With Frequent Changes of Partner
Courate
   is described as a   
Quick Italian Baroque Dance Involving Running Steps
Czardas
   is described as a   
Hungarian Dance That Increases in Speed
Doppio
   is described as a   
Double Metre Renaissance Dance Step
Ductia
   is described as a   
Vigorous Stamping Dance
Dump
   is described as an   
Obsolete English Dance in 4/4 Time
Estampie
   is described as a   
Vigorous Rhythmic Provençal Stamping Dance
Fandango
   is described as a   
Lively Spanish Dance Performed by a Couple
Farandole
   is described as a   
Lively Provençal Dance in Which Men and Women Hold Hands
Farruca
   is described as a   
Spanish Gypsy Dance With Sudden Tempo and Mood Changes
Flamenco
   is described as a   
Vigorous Rhythmic Dance Originating With Gypsies
Fox-trot
   is described as a   
Slow and Complex Ballroom Dance
Popularized by Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers
Galliard
   is described as a   
Sprightly Renaissance and Baroque Dance
Galop
   is described as a   
Lively Double-time Dance
Gavotte
   is described as a   
Moderate Tempo French Peasant Dance
Gigue
   is described as a   
Lively Baroque Dance in Triple Time
Habanera
   is described as a   
Slow and Seductive Cuban Dance
Hambo
   is described as a   
Swedish Folk Dance in Three-four Time
Hora
   is described as a   
Circle Dance
Hornpipe
   is described as a   
Lively British Folk Dance
Hula
   is described as a   
Sinous Polynesian Dance With Rhythmic Hip Movements
Hustle
   is described as a   
Lively Disco Dance Derived from Swing Elements With a Plus-like Pattern
Jig
   is described as a   
Springy and Sprightly Dance
Jitterbug
   is described as a   
Jazz Dance Featuring Vigorous Acrobatice Feats
Jive
   is described as a   
Fast Dance Done to Jazz or Swing Music
Jota
   is described as a   
Fast Spanish Folk Dance in Triple Time
Juba
   is described as a   
Dance With Clapping and Leg Slapping Performed by Southern Blacks
Kazachoc
   is described as a   
Slavic Fast Dance in With Dancer Squats and Kicks out Legs Alternately
Kazatzka
   is described as a   
Slavic Folk Dance Performed by a Couple
Ketjak
   is described as a   
Traditional Balinese Dance Accompanied by Male Chorus
Kolo
   is described as a   
Central European Folk Dance Having a Ring of Dancers
Lavolta
   is described as a   
Lively Bouncy Dance for Two Persons
Limbo
   is described as a   
Dance of the West Indies Where Dancers Pass Under Horizontal Pole
Lindy Hop
   is described as a   
Lively Dance Closely Resembling the Jitterbug and Famous for Its Aerials
Malaguena
   is described as a   
Spanish Dance Performed by a Couple, Similar to the Fandango
Mambo
   is described as a   
Cuban Ballroom Dance Resembling the Rumba or Cha-cha
Matachin
   is described as a   
Spanish Ritualised Sword-dance or Battle Dance
Maxixe
   is described as a   
Brazilian Ballroom Dance Resembling the Two-step
Mazurka
   is described as a   
Polish Folk Dance in Moderate Triple Measure
Merengue
   is described as a   
Caribbean Ballroom Dance in Which Feet Are Frequently Dragged
Minuet
   is described as a   
Slow and Stately Baroque Dance in 3/4 Time
Moresco
   is described as an   
A Moorish Dance
Morris
   is described as a   
Vigorous English Dance Performed by Costumed Men
One-step
   is described as a   
Ballroom Dance Marked by Quick Walking Steps
Paso-doble
   is described as a   
Quick Spanish One-step Dance
Dramatic Bullfight Music
Passacaglia
   is described as a   
Slow Solemn Italian or Spanish Dance
Passepied
   is described as a   
Breton Dance Resembling a Quick Minuet
Pavane
   is described as a   
Stately English Renaissance Court Dance
Polacca
   is described as a   
Stately Polish Dance
Polka
   is described as a   
Lively Bohemian Dance for a Couple
Polonaise
   is described as a   
Stately Polish Dance of Moderate Tempo
Quadrille
   is described as a   
Square Dance for Four Couples
Quickstep
   is described as a   
Fast March-like Dance
Reel
   is described as a   
Lively Dance of the Scottish Highlands
Rigadoon
   is described as a   
Lively Baroque Period Dance
Round
   is described as a   
Dance in a Ring
Roundel
   is described as a   
Ring-dance
Rumba
   is described as a   
Cuban Ballroom Dance With Pronounced Hip Movements
Salsa
   is described as a   
Fast Latin American Jazz-influenced Dance
Saltarello
   is described as a   
Lively Italian Dance
Samba
   is described as a   
Brazilian Dance of African Origin
Sarabande
   is described as a   
Stately Spanish Baroque Court Dance
Schottische
   is described as an   
Old Polka-like Round Dance
Seguidilla
   is described as a   
Spanish Folk Dance
Shag
   is described as a   
Dance Where Participants Hop Energetically
Shimmy
   is described as a   
Jazz Dance Featuring Rapid Shaking of the Body
Shuffle
   is described as a   
Dance Featuring Sliding or Scraping of the Feet
Stomp
   is described as a   
Jazz Dance Featuring Heavy Stamping of the Feet
Strathspey
   is described as a   
Reel-like Scottish Dance of Moderate Tempo
Tango
   is described as a   
Latin-American (orig. Argentinian) Ballroom Dance With Long Pauses
Mix of sharp staccato moves with slow and slithery moves
Tarantella
   is described as a   
Fast Violent Italian Folk Dance
Tordion
   is described as a   
Renaissance Dance Similar to but Slower Than a Galliard
Tricotee
   is described as a   
Lively Old Dance
Twist
   is described as a   
Dance Featuring Many Gyrations of the Hips
Two-step
   is described as a   
Ballroom Dance With Two Main Steps
Varsovienne
   is described as a   
Polka-like Polish Dance
Veleta
   is described as an   
English Ballroom Round Dance for Couples
Volta
   is described as an   
Old Leaping Dance
Waltz
   is described as a   
Ballroom Dance in 3/4 Time
Zamacueca
   is described as a   
Chilean Dance Where Partners Move Around Each Other
Zambra
   is described as a   
Spanish Dance
Zapateado
   is described as a   
Latin-American Dance With Rhythmic Tapping of the Feet
Ziganka
   is described as a   
Russian Country Dance
Zoppetto
   is described as a   
Medieval Italian Limping Hop Dance
Zouk
   is described as a   
Caribbean Disco Dance and Corresponding Type of Fast Rhythmic Music


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