Series 5 - Dance research- original sources and compositions

Hand written music for various tunes including 'The Trooper and the Maid' Music by Scott Skinner, Alexander Troup et al -' The Tournee Castle Menzies Manuscript Ysobel Stewart's Note John Drewry's dances Marilyn & Jim Healy (compiled by) Practice in Variations in a Regulated Dance Form Scottish Country Dancing: Profile of dancers, movivation, organisation The Evolution of the Country Dance in Scotland and in the rest of the world. Historical approach Notebook of dance descriptions belonging to Maggie Macdonald, a student of Jean Milligan at Jorda... Dancing in Scotland

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GB GB 3410 RSCDS-5


Dance research- original sources and compositions


  • 19th century - 2013 (Creation)

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0.5 meters

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(1923 - Present)

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The series consists of dances and music collected by members from publications and oral accounts as well as original compositions; papers concerning the formation and teaching dances; papers relating the history and sources of RSCDS dances and practices; published and unpublished submissions to the Society for inclusion in its publications.


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Any commercial use requires the written permission of the RSCDS.

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