Canal March

Dancing ragtime and Charleston

Swing Machine Orchestra, Andrea Alvergue and Nikolai Kemeny

Works by S. Joplin, F. W. Meacham and G. Miller

During the 1930s, orchestras led by musicians such as Glenn Miller or Duke Ellington occupied the dance floors of the United States, favouring the emergence of an infinite number of dance styles. Tap dancing, originally from the East Coast and whose main characteristic is the rhythmic movement of the body in rhythm with the heel movement produced by the movement of the feet, enjoyed great diffusion thanks to the industry of theatrical and cinematographic musicals.

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