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Ali Pasha

a dance, song, and historical figures

Background:

Pronunciation: AH-lee PA-sha

Other names for the dance: Ali Pasha, Arpa Ektim

Region: Turkey

Translation: General Ali

Documents:

Ali Pasha, article about the historical figures

Dance description and lyrics: From: Houston, Ron. Folk Dance Problem Solver (1987). Ali Pasha

Also found in:

Dance description and lyrics: Ozkok, Bora, [ ], Ali Paşa, 1972, on BOZ-OK Records 102. "dance from Western Turkey - authentic Turkish steps arranged by Bora Ozkok" and danced to a modern folk-pop tune by the well-known Turkish group Hur-El (?)

Lyrics: MIT Folk Dance Club Songbook, Ali Paşa