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A Hundred Thousand Welcomes

An instructional video of Guides dancing "A Hundred Thousand Welcomes" specially devised to celebrate the centenary of Girlguiding in Scotland. Also included is a CD of music written and played specially oofr the dance by Gary Donaldson

Girlguiding Scotland

S Quadrille

A recording of a Guiness World Record for the greatest number of people dancing the first set of Quadrilles. Participants were fromn 51 cities in 8 European countries.
Also includes instructions on how to dance the Quadrille figures.

Dancesport Federatiion of Slovenia

Grampian Television Interview with Jean Milligan

Part of a Grampian TV series made in the 1970s which traced the origins and development of Scottish Dance. Here Jean Milligan is interviewed by the programme presenter about the origins of the RSCDS. VHS tape quality was poor and this is reflected in the digitised extract. The original programme video recording was destroyed by Grampian TV.

Step We Ceilidh

An instructional video introducing Scottish social dances. The video shows how to do 13 popular ceilidh dances and the steps required. The dances demonstrated are: Gay Gordons; Circle Waltz; Canadian Barn Dance; St Benrard's Waltz; Strip the Willow; Military Two Step; Pride of Erin; Highland Schottische; The Lancers (Five figure version)

Anita Mackenzie (Independent Video Productions)

Scotland's Social Dances Part 1

Instructional DVD covering four different forms of Scottish Social Dancing: Old Time, Ceilidh, Sequence and Country.
Part 1
Dances shown are:
Quicksteps:
Anniversary Two Step, Boston Two Step, Gay Gordons Two Step, Over the Top, Dinky One Step, Marine Four Step, Honeymoon Parade, Gypsy Tap, Southern Two Step, Flirtation Two Step, Lancelot Two Step, Jazz Twinkle, Mayfair Quickstep.
Swings:
Viennese Swing, Glyn-Gary Swing, Chicago Swing, Ragtime Swing.
Waltzes:
Hesitation Waltz, Lilac Waltz, Ruby Waltz, Waltz of the Bells, La Rinka, Sweetheart Waltz, The Veleta, Birthday Waltz, Owen and Catherine Harrison’s Waltz, Victory Waltz, Waltz Catherine, Newe Kilarney Waltz.
Foxtrots and |Saunters:
Balmoral Blues, White Heather Foxtrot, Harry Lime Foxtrot, Yearning Saunter, On Leave Foxtrot, Melody Foxtrot, Red Rose Saunter, Saunter Together.
Latin:
Square Tango, Royal Empress Tango, Tango Serida, Sally Ann Cha Cha, Rumba Rosalie.

Independent Video Productions

Reel Scottish Dancing

An instructional video which is suitable for both experienced dances and those new to this dance style. The video explains how to dance reels, jigs and strathspeys and includes a helpful commentary. The Steps are walked out and shown in slow motion and the most frequently used formations demonstrated with many walked through. 34 dances which appear frequently on dance programmes are demonstrated.
Details of the Steps, Formations and the Dances are listed in the Notes Section (below)

Anita Mackenzie (Independent Video Productions)

Scotland Dancing Again

This video tells the story of The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society - through 27 of its dances . It is illustrated with extracts from the Society's Archive. The text or the narration is provided in a separate booklet.
Written and presented by Dr. Alastair MacFadyen, Past President of the RSCDS.

Independent Video Productions

A Highland Fling

A collection of some of the best traditional and modern highland dances and popular ladies' step dances. Sixteen dances and graded highland steps are demonstrated. The dances demonstrated are: Scottish Lilt; Highland Fling; The Shepherd's Crook; Seann Truibhas; Blue Bonnets; The Glasgow Highlanders; Wilt Thou Go to the Barracks Johnny?; Deeside Lilt; Hielan' Laddie; Argyll Broadswords; Flowers of Edinburgh; Earl of Errol; Miss Forbes; Come Ashore Jolly Tar; Blue Bonnets Over the Border; Foursome Reel and Tulloch

Anita Mackenzie (Independent Video Productions)

Step We Ceilidh on we Go

This is a companion instructional video to "Step We Ceilidh". The video shows how to do an additional 17 popular Scottish social dances and ceilidh dances and the steps required. The dances demonstrated are: Eva Three Step; Virginia Reel; Kelvingrove Twostep; Stern Polka;Mississippi Dip; Pat-as-Cake Polka; Pinewoods Twostep; Veleta Waltz; The Old Lancers; Swedish Masquarade; Duke of Perth; Britannia Twostep; La Va; Waltz Country Dance; Bluebell Polka; Inverness Circle; Lomond Waltz

Anita Mackenzie (Independent Video Productions)

Scotland's Social Dances Part 2

Instructional DVD covering four different forms of Scottish Social Dancing: Old Time, Ceilidh, Sequence and Country.
Part 2: Ceilidh, Scottish Country and Quadrilles
Dances shown are:

Ceilidh:
Gypsy Thread, Waves of Tory, Strip the Willow (Square), Levi Jackson Rag.
Scottish Country Dances:
Shiftin’ Bobbins, Reel of the 51st Division, Postie’s Jig, Duke of Perth, Irish Rover, Black Mountain Reel, Nottingham Lace,
Quadrilles:
La Russe, Waltz Cotillion (Half), First Set of Quadrilles (6 figures)

Independent Video Productions

Rock n' Reel.

A display of Scottish Country Dancing and Modern Ballroom Dancing presented jointly by the Anita Mackenzie and Diane Isherwood Dancers. Held in the Albert Hall, Stirling on 30.10.04. The Country Dance sequences are introduced by Dr. A Macfadyen. The country Dances demonstrated are: The Faraway Isle, Hebridean Weaving Lilt (Johan MacLean singing), Flowers of Edinburgh ( Janet Johnston Solo) Men's Foursome Reel and Tulloch (John Wilkinson, Alan Macpherson, Robin Lambie, Derek Macfarlane), Strathspey, New Parliament House Jig, Waltz Country Dance (Johan MacLean Singing), Twasome (John and Roby Wilkinson), Recumbent Stone.

IVP

President's Reception 1/7/98

The RSCDS President's Reception to mark the 75th Anniversary of the founding of the Society. Held in the Great Hall, Stirling Csatle. Adresses by the Presient, Lord Mansfield and the Chairman, William Clemment. Programme of Music, Song and Dance introduced by Dr. A Macfadyen. Dancers from the Stirling Branch of the RSCDS. Singers: Elizabeth Harry and William Williamson. Running Time 1.05hr VHS tape quality was very poor and this is reflected in the digitised extract.

Focus on Scottish Dancing

Commercially produced video showing three different genres of Scottish Dance; Old Time from Arbroath Town Hall with the Steven Carcary Duo, Scottish Country Dancing from Dufftown Memorial Hall with the Ian Cruickshanks Band and Ceilidh Dancing from Helensburgh with the Tandem Ceilidh Band.

Smith/Mearns

Macnab Dances

Demonstration of the MacNab dances by the Lynmill Dancers in Alloa Town Hall 11-12 April; 1992. dances shown are: Macleod of Harris, McNicol of the Black Isle, Brig O' Doon, Laird of Dochert's Reel, Mpuloin Dhu, Rothesay at the Fair, The Duke of Gordon's Welcome to Aberdeen, Maid of Islay (solo), Deeside Lilt (Duet). Dancers: Morag Hopkins, Robin Lambie, Janet Johnston, Alan Mair, John Johnston, Agnes Leighton
aureen Chillas, Agnes

Peter Knight; Lynsmill Dancers

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