Notes on Music
1:26 pm
Fri October 18, 2013

Dance Craze

Interest in various dance crazes is not restricted only to the present generation.  The following admonition was printed in 1825 in The Saturday Evening Post:

“I am not sure whether excelling in this does not inspire too great a fondness for dissipating pleasures...in its immoderate extremes, transporting the mind beyond the rational medium of gentle agitation.” 

Do you think that still applies?

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