Phil Jamison 4 - Cecil Sharp and the "running set"

Title

Phil Jamison 4 - Cecil Sharp and the "running set"

Subject

Southern / Appalachian / Big sets

Description

Phil discusses the origins of the term "running set," going back to when the English folklorist and collector Cecil Sharp first encountered southern Appalachian dancing.

For a demonstration of the actual dance, see this video called by Stew Shacklette.

Creator

Square Dance History Project

Date Created

November 18, 2011

Contributor

David Millstone

Item Relations

This Item is related to Item: Set Running - Cecil Sharp in America
Item: Origin of Appalachian Square Dance is related to This Item