"Double" dances

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"Double" dances are those where two (or, rarely, more) choreographies exist to the same or to very similar music.

(Discussion needed about how double dances arise, why they're a problem, attempts at solution, how opinions differ among markidim and choreographers and dancers.)

List of double dances

Where appropriate, more details can be found at the individual page of each dance.

Please keep this list in alphabetical order.

  • Barcheni / Birkat Elohim: circle dances by Eyal Ozeri and Yom Tov Ochayon, respectively. Dances are done to different recordings of the same song.
  • Debka Irit / Hora Galil: circle dance by Moshe Eskayo and partner dance by Se'adia Amishai
  • Hadarim: circle dance by Shlomo Bachar, partner dance by Bentzi Tiram
  • Hi Lo Yoda'at: circle dance by Ra'anan Mor, partner dance by Gadi Bitton (music cut differently; can't do both simultaneously)
  • Machol Shakeyt / K'var Acharei Chatsot: circle dances by Rivka Sturman and Shlomo Bachar
  • Simchu Na / HaChassida: circle dance by Moshe Eskayo and partner dance by Yonatan Gabai
  • Shir HaShirim [VeSha'ashu'im]: partner dance by Shlomo Bachar, taught at Hora Shalom 1988, then later a circle dance by the same choreographer
  • Zer Kotzim / Kmo Balada: couples dance by Meir Shem Tov, circle dance by Israel Shiker. Dances are done to different recordings of the same song.