Boston (dance)

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The Boston refers to a series of various step dances, considered a slow Americanized version of the waltz[1][2] presumably named after where it originated.[1] It is completed in one measure with the weight kept on the same foot through two successive beats.[3] The "original" Boston is also known as the New York Boston or Boston Point.[4]

Variations of the Boston include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Moore, Arabella E. (1900). The dance, ancient and modern / translated from the French. Philadelphia, Pa.: A. Moore. p. 26. 
  2. ^ a b Swepstone, Eileen (1914). The tango, as standardized and taught by the representative dancing masters of the North American continent. Vancouver, B.C.: J. H. Welch. p. 14. 
  3. ^ Kinney, Troy (1914). Social dancing of to-day, demonstrated by Mr. John Murray Anderson; with text, twenty-nine diagrams and fifty-two illustrations from photographs by Troy and Margaret West Kinney. New York, Frederick A. Stokes Co. p. 21. 
  4. ^ Newman, Albert W. (1914). Dances of to-day. Philadelphia, The Penn Publishing Co. p. 90. 
  5. ^ a b c Kinney, Troy (1914). Social dancing of to-day, demonstrated by Mr. John Murray Anderson; with text, twenty-nine diagrams and fifty-two illustrations from photographs by Troy and Margaret West Kinney. New York, Frederick A. Stokes Co. p. 22. 
  6. ^ a b c Newman, Albert W. (1914). Dances of to-day. Philadelphia, The Penn Publishing Co. p. 83. 
  7. ^ a b Walker, Caroline (1914). The modern dances, how to dance them: complete instructions for learning the tango, or one step, the Castle walk, the walking Boston, the hesitation waltz, the dream waltz, the Argentine tango. (3rd ed.). Chicago: Saul Brothers. p. 35. 
  8. ^ Swepstone, Eileen (1914). The tango, as standardized and taught by the representative dancing masters of the North American continent. Vancouver, B.C.: J. H. Welch. p. 15. 
  9. ^ Newman, Albert W. (1914). Dances of to-day. Philadelphia, The Penn Publishing Co. p. 86. 
  10. ^ Newman, Albert W. (1914). Dances of to-day. Philadelphia, The Penn Publishing Co. p. 88. 
  11. ^ Newman, Albert W. (1914). Dances of to-day. Philadelphia, The Penn Publishing Co. p. 92. 
  12. ^ Newman, Albert W. (1914). Dances of to-day. Philadelphia, The Penn Publishing Co. p. 93. 
  13. ^ Newman, Albert W. (1914). Dances of to-day. Philadelphia, The Penn Publishing Co. p. 94. 
  14. ^ Newman, Albert W. (1914). Dances of to-day. Philadelphia, The Penn Publishing Co. p. 96. 
  15. ^ Newman, Albert W. (1914). Dances of to-day. Philadelphia, The Penn Publishing Co. p. 98. 
  16. ^ Newman, Albert W. (1914). Dances of to-day. Philadelphia, The Penn Publishing Co. p. 100. 
  17. ^ Newman, Albert W. (1914). Dances of to-day. Philadelphia, The Penn Publishing Co. p. 101. 
  18. ^ Newman, Albert W. (1914). Dances of to-day. Philadelphia, The Penn Publishing Co. p. 103.