Thursday, October 28, 2004

Czardas, Vaishnava Samhitas

also spelled �Csardas�, Hungarian �Cs�rd�s� national dance of Hungary. A courting dance for couples, it begins with a slow section (lassu), followed by an exhilarating fast section (friss). The individual dancers carry themselves proudly and improvise on a simple fundamental step, their feet snapping inward and outward, the couples whirling. The music, often played by a Gypsy orchestra, is in 2/4 or 4/4 time with compelling,

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