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Tustep (dance)

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Ahhhh - this is Yashka - the artilleryman called the then popular dance "that step" - "two steps" -

The American pair ballroom dance, which was distributed in many countries in the 1900s in the USA and then in Europe .. Was the predecessor of vanstep and foxtrot ..

Tustep danced until 1912, then it was replaced by vanstep ("one step") ..

It is characterized by a fast tempo with a two-beat rhythm (musical size 2/4) ..

Reminds a simplified version of the rhythm of polka ..

Tustep can also be called the music for this dance ..

So Yashka got a cross between hopak and tustep :))

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