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Alpert 1993, p. 2.

Apert 1996a, p. 16.

“Hora: A popular Romanian-Jewish dance in a limping, duple meter, often notated in 3/8 time. Also known as hoira, londre, zhok, vulekhl, krimer tants (‘crooked dance’), or ‘slow hora.’ Not to be confused with the brisk Israeli dance of the same name.” Alpert 1996b, p. 58.

Olandre (Londre).” Beregovski/Goldin 1987, #232-35. (Musical notation included). 

“Among the few borrowings from other Ukrainian dance genres we could mention the haivka [spring dance song] [sic] ‘Vorotar.’ This dance song became part of the klezmer dance genre olandre.” Goldin 1989, 19