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'L' Dance Name ▼▲ Origin: Creator/Choreographer | Note See Also: Date
L' Arc-en-ciel - Fancy Dance - -
L' Eclair - L. De G. Brookes - 1889
L' Italienne - - La Sicilienne | La Italiana | Julie Vincent 1850's?
La Belle de la France - -- -
La Bimbi USA? Said to be created by: Eduardo Davidson La Pachanga | Le Frisson 1960's
La Bomba - Mateo Flecha (1481-1553) wrote La Bomba song. aka: Bomba Fox Trot | Tango 1937?
La Boulangère France Has similarities to the Sir Roger de Coverly | Done at end of a ball. Sir Roger | Quadrille | Le Carillon do Dunkerque, 1600's?
La Bourree France - Obsolete dance | see ballet -
La Bretagne France Feuillet (Named after birth of duc de Bretagne) La Gavotte Du Roy (1716) 1704
Labyrinth Greece - Bracelet | Pyrrhic | Hymenaea |
Bacchanalia
-
La Carmagnole - -- -
La Caprice USA Performed at the Kirmess Opera House (Ohio) Miss Austin, 1893's
La Conga Cuba - Carnival | Big Apple 1800's?
La Contly France? aka: danse a deux - 1700's
La Coquette - - Galop & Polka Mix round dance 1800's?
La Coska New York L. de G. brooks 3/4 | La Esmerelda 1850
La Cucaracha Mexico Novelty Dance! | Arthur Murray ballroom adaptation. 5/18/1934 Pioneer/ RKO 1st color film "La Cucaracha". Mexican Hat Dance | Warner Bros. - "Happiness ahead" 1930s
La Danse Classique - aka Gavotte See Gavotte -
La Esmeralda - - Galop | La Coska 1850's?
La Fille de Chasse - - La Fille de Fees | La Fille de Regiment -
La Fille de Fees - - La Fille de Chasse | La Fille de Regiment -
La Fille de Regiment - - La Fille de Chasse | La Fille de Fees -
La Forlona USA Dance Masters of America (also see Forlana circa 1711) - 1914
La Francese France? - La Italiana | Galliarde

1520's

La Italiana France? danced by: Ercole d'Este La Francese | Galliarde

1520's

La Madrilène London Madame Michu. (slow 3/8 with castanets) Spanish 1800s
La Manola Atlanta, GA. F.C. Notts | Spanish Skirt Dance done to Landers 'Manola Waltz'. Skirt Dance 5/18/1891
La Marjolaine New York E. W. Masters - 1888
La Massaniello - National Dance - -
La Mode - aka: Knickerbocker | La Mode | Ripple & Racquet | Wave - 1880's?
La Mora - Created by: W.M. Primrose   1908
La Napoleonienne France Made for the marriage of the French emperor Napoleon | Couples dance. Polka 1800's
La Paquerette - -- -
La Parisienne Paris? National Dance - -
La Polichinette Paris, France La Fornarina A "l'olmpia" de Paris et au (at Teatro De La Comedia de Madrid) Nouvelle Dance 1911
La Reine Pomare France Introduced at: Bal Mabille. - 1845
La Raspa Vera Cruz, MX. Hopping steps Folk 1946?
La resbalosa Argentina ?? Cinquillo -
La Roska Poland steps are same as a Mazurka and Polka - Redowa - 1890's
La Russe New York Introduced by the American Society of Professors of Dancing, - 1/1/1882
la Rumba New York created by Tim Brynm | Joan Sawyer and Lew Quinn Tango 1910's
La Siciliene Sicily (Maybe France) -

Valse Redowa | l'Italian | l'Italiene | Cerrito | St. Leon

1850's?
La Sylvia - -- -
La Tempête Paris, France - Quadrilles 1860's
La Tyrolienne Tyrol see Tyrolienne - -
La Varsoviana New Mexico Page has photo's and description. ~ 1937's
La Volta Italy - Volta | Waltz | De Medici 1850
La Zingarella - Is a National Dance of ...??? Hopping Dance 1880's?
Lambada, the Brazil From N/E Coast of Brazil. Became a fad dance. Song originally titled ''Llorando se fue'' which was done by the Bolivian group ''Los Kjarkas'' | remade a hit song by Kaoma.

Samba | Calypso | forro | sayas | the maxixe and the carimbó.

1989-
Lambeth Shuffle Harlem, NY Plantation Club renamed the Lambeth Walk the Lambeth Shuffle. Lambeth Walk | Big Apple 1938
Lambeth Walk, the London Lupino Lane. Miss England also claims. Joseph Rines Intro to USA Walk | Strut | Round | Lambeth Shuffle | Big Apple | Palais Glide 1938?
Lambra, the Arab aka: Moresca Moresca | Spanish | Portuguese -
Lame Duck, the New York Castles, the really a variation more than a dance 1912
Laminu, the California Related to the Balboa Balboa | Swing dance 1940's
Lancers Paris Dance Master: Laborde Square Dance | Lancers 1820-1885
Ländler , the Austria Vienna Waltz | Volta | De Medici | Landler 1690-1800
Landau, the Peru derivative of the Landu with a mix of Spanish and African rhythms Landu -
Landu, the Angola, Spain ''Fancy Dance'' Originally by slaves from Brazil. Landó -
Lariat Dance Mexico Vaqueros Cowboy | Spanish | Mexican Hat 1700's?
Lassu, the Hungary - Friss | 1800's?
Latin Dance Cuba - Cha-cha | Bolero | Mambo | Spanish -
Le Branle - - Contra | Court -
Le Carillon do Dunkerque France - Sir Roger | Quadrille | La Boulangère 1600s?
Le Frisson USA? Eduardo Davidson La Pachanga | La Bimbi 1960's
Le Galop a Trois Pas - aka: Three Step Galop | also called 'Three Slide Galop'. - 1880's?
le manchon-monstre Europe A whimsical group waltz using a rope | (maybe these are Cotillion figures) la bombe mélinete | In le facteur | Le papillon | In le théâtre | Waltz 1800's?
Le Reve New York C. H. Rivers. Adopted by: the American Society of professors of Dancing - 1889
Le Roc Germany aka: European Rock and Roll | Steps: ''Kick Ball Change - Kick Step - Kick Step'' Jive | Swing | Acrobatics | Gymnastics | Adagio | Ce Roc | Rock and Roll -
Le Tourbillion Paris, France Academic company of Professors de Danse of Paris | Artists of the Imperial Theater of the Opera. Quadrilles 1858
Legomainia USA A name for the style of dance called ''Rubber Legging'' | aka: Rubberlegs Henry Rubberlegs Williams | Alberta Whitman | Julian Eltinge 1900's
Les Clochettes - -- -
Les VARIÉTÉS Parisiennes Paris, France Academic company of Professors de Danse of Paris | Artists of the Imperial Theater of the Opera. Introduced in America by William B. De Garmo. Quadrilles 1865
Limbo, the Trinadad aka: Under The Stick Dance Fad dance | Party Dance 1920's?
Lindbergh Glide New York Thomas H. Sheehy Kinkajou | Dixie Stomp 1927/8
Lindbergh Hop USA aka: Lindy Hop | Lindy | Named by ''Shorty George'' See: Lindy Hop! 1927
Lindbergh Wave Waltz USA Society Of Professors of Dancing Swing Waltz | Jitterbug- Waltz 1920's
Lindy Hop, the USA aka: Lindbergh Hop | Folk Dance. | Mother to all forms of Swing dance. See also: Savoy Blrm. | George Snowden | Chic Webb | Big Band / Jazz Music | Whitey's Lindy Hoppers | Benny Goodman | Vernacular Jazz | Retro/Neo Swing. Al Smith Hop | Boogie-Woogie | Bop | Breakaway | Bugg | Dewey Dip | East Coast Swing | Ejor | Earhart Hop | Jig Hop | Jitterbug | Jive | The Mooch (and Sugar) | New Yorker | Push | Rock and Roll | Shag | Shango | Texas Tommy | West Coast Swing | Whip. 1927
Lindy One Step, the USA Demonstrated at Schultz Dance Studio in Chicago (Suburbanite Economist Newsppr 9/23/1927.) - 1927
Line Dance - - Folk dance | Disco | Country -
Lip To Lip, the USA Ragtime Dance Texas Tommy | Grizzly Bear | Bunny Hug | Toddle 1920's
Lisbonienne, the Poland Markowski Polka | Mazurka | Lisbonienne | Sicilienne | Friska | Schottische 1700's?
Listen Lester New York - Grizzly Bear | Turkey Trot 1918?
Little Apple, the USA Related to the Big Apple Dance. Big Apple 1937?
Little Boat Dance Cuba - Timba Rigurosa 1940's
Little Foot, the - - La Varsovienne -
Lombardina, the Italy? - Giga | Monferrina | Giorometta 1800's
Loomis Glide Mazurka New York A.M. Loomis. Adopted by the American Society of Professors of Dancing - 1888
Loomis Yale Univeristy York New York A. M. Loomis Polka-Redowa -
London Swish - Mrs. Florence C. Dyer - 1913's
Los Seises Seville Introduced by Cardinal Ximenes in Toledo. Done by 12 choir boys. Morris Dance | Musarabic rite | Minuet -
Louvre (Loure) France Jean Baptiste Lully Gigue Lente | Spanish - (Elizibeth of England) -
Love Waltz, the - Andrae and Ethel (Folies Bergere) Pointed Toe Upward on every Second Step | then wraps legs around leaders waist and is spun close to floor. 1913
Lovers Two Step USA - Bunny Hug | Turkey Trot | Slow Drag 1910
Lovers Walk - - Slow Dance -
Lowdown, the USA - Brother Lowdown | Real Lowdown | Doin the Lowdown 1910's
Luncheon Lurch USA danced by Miss Katherine Britton and Sally Williams Valse Chaloupe | Texas Tommy | Horse Trot | Reno Glide | Tango Dream | Banana Peel Glide etc. 1913
Lujock, the Russia ?? Russian Dance ??
Lundu, the Angola aka: Fado | Bantu Slaves. | Lundu from word Kilundu (means spirit). Sarabanda | Chacona | Batuque | Samba | Lulu Fado | Fandango | (Portuguese) 1680's?
Lulu Fado New York Maurice Mouvet and Florence Walton Lulu Fado | Chez Maurice | Lundu | Le Vrai Fado Portugais 1914
Lurch, the USA Waltz Variation Waltz 1900's?

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