Grapevine Twist - Beth Molaro

Title

Grapevine Twist - Beth Molaro

Subject

Southern / Appalachian / Four-couple squares

Description

Recorded at Augusta Dance Week in 19977, with caller Beth Molaro and the Volo Bogtrotters. This item includes two audio files. (Be patient... the second clip is longer and may take longer to load.)

1) Beth's walkthrough of the figures. She acknowledges West Virginia caller Mack Samples and says she's going to try to call it in his style. Beth comments: "He is awesome. I learned so much from him!" Samples calls the squares at the Vandalia Gathering in Charleston and the West Virginia State Folk Festival in Glenville. In 2003 he received the Vandalia Award, the state’s highest award for the preservation of traditional life in West Virginia.

2) The actual dance

A search for "Grapevine Twist" in this project's digital collection will return references, audio clips, and video clips showing that figure, including Elizabeth Burchenal's silent footage from the 1930s.

Creator

Beth Molaro

Date Created

1997

Contributor

Linda Lieberman

Spatial Coverage

USA, West Virginia, Elkins

Temporal Coverage

1990s

Item Relations

This item has no relations.