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Charleston

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A fast fox‐trot named after Charleston, S. Carolina, popularized in NY, 1922, in Negro revues, in a song by Cecil Mack and Jimmy Johnson; it then had a short but widespread vogue in ballrooms and ...
fox‐trot

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The Oxford Dictionary of Music (6 ed.)

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2013
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American ballroom dance (and the music for it) of a kind of march‐like ragtime, slow or quick. From c.1913...

foxtrot

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The Oxford Dictionary of Dance (2 ed.)

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2010
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Performing arts, Dance, Music
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Popular ballroom dance of American origin danced to a march-like ragtime (slow or fast). From 1913 it was widely danced around the world....

foxtrot

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Peter Gammond

The Oxford Companion to Music

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2011
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A ballroom dance that developed from the one-step, becoming known as the foxtrot about 1914. By 1924 the original smooth, gliding dance was labelled the slow foxtrot to distinguish it from ... More
one-step

one-step  

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Amer. dance in simple duple time and rather more vigorous than the fox‐trot. Became popular c.1910.

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