Re: [sig] The Krakowiak, a Polish dance
> Now I can't read music, and the steps just look to me like you do aI don't know if this is reliable information, but you might look at:
> lot of jumping around - they make no sense whatsoever.
> Does anyone here have any more information whatsoever on this dance?
Jadwiga Zajaczkowa, mka Jennifer Heise jenne@...
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- Hello again!
I dug my ntoes out...
I found the Krakowiak in "Dances of Poland" by Helen Wolska (Max
Parrish and Co., London , (c) 1952. It's part of the "Handbooks of
European National Dances", edited by Violet Alford.
"We have historical mention of the Krakowiak being danced in 1510,
under King Sigismund", says Page 9.
The steps given are similar to the steps given at
Now if I can figure out how to actually do it...