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Music performed for dancing the schottische.
A German round dance resembling a slow polka.

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"Schottische" Quotes from Famous Books

... dance?—ay, indeed she could. A marvel where she had managed to learn it, but learn it they did at Sellanraa as well as elsewhere. Sivert could dance, and Leopoldine too; a kind of dancing peculiar to the spot, growth of the new-cleared soil; a dance with energy and swing: schottische, mazurka, waltz and polka in one. And could not Leopoldine deck herself out and fall in love and dream by daylight all awake? Ay, as well as any other! The day she stood in church she was allowed to borrow her mother's gold ring to wear; no sin in that, 'twas only neat and nice; and the ...
— Growth of the Soil • Knut Hamsun

Words linked to "Schottische" :   ring dance, folk, round dance, folk music, ethnic music

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