Contradancing: Rowdies and Revivalists

Year 1993

Creator Leila Childs

Contributor Anne Hunter


County Cumberland


The act of contra dancing, a type of folk dance, is examined in this piece by Leila Childs. She explores the history of this folk dance, the music associated with it, and talks to the dancers themselves to uncover the social aspect of dancing.

Salt Magazine XI: Number 44, December 1993
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