RSCDS Events 2 News from Coates Crescent 4 Chairman and Convenors’ Reports 6 Afternoon Tea with Miss Milligan 8 Chairman Andrew Kellett 10 England Now Largest Country 11 Recruiting Ideas 11 Branch Anniversaries 12 In My Opinion 14 The Matched Funding Initiative 15 No Wind on Loch Fyne! 16 20th Winter School 17 Scottish Schools 18 Young Dancers 19 Dancing Around the World 20 Letters to the Editor 26 Reviews 28 Sadly Missed 29 Day School Diary 30 More News
A book which describes the work of Kurt Jooss and Sigurd Leeder in the appreciation and practice of stage dance. Published by Adam and Charles Blackm London, 1958, Second Edition (1968) Reprinted 1978.
RSCDS Events 2 News from Coates Crescent 4 Chairman and Convenors’ Reports 6 Born into the Society - Jeanette McSporran 8 In My Opinion - Antoine Rousseau 11 Country Dance News 12 The Aberdeen Festival 15 Spring Fling 16 Summer School 17 Branch Anniversaries 18 Beginners in Sydney 20 Young Dancers 21 Dancing Around the World 22 Letters to the Editor 26 Reviews 28 Sadly Missed 29 Day School Diary 30 More News 30
Modern Educational Dance by Rudolf Laban. Third Edition revised by Lisa Ullman (with additions). Published by Macdionald and Evans Ltd., London, 1975. A book describing the concept and practice of free dance movement designed as a guide for teachers and parents.
RSCDS Events 2 News from Coates Crescent 4 Chairman and Convenors’ Reports 6 From Around the World 8 Introducing Chris Milne 11 Membership Numbers 11 Our Inaugural Meeting 12 20 Tips for a Good Dance Programme 14 50 Years Ago 14 Young Dancers 15 The RSCDS in Pictures 16 Anniversaries 18 Recruiting Successes 20 In my Opinion 22 Scottish Schools 23 Spotlight on London 24 Turning around Asilomar 25 Letters to the Editor 26 Sadly Missed 29 Day School Diary 30
RSCDS Events 2 News from Coates Crescent 4 Chairman and Convenors’ Reports 6 From Around the World 8 Interview with Lorn Macintyre 11 Winter School in Australia 14 Recruiting Success in New Zealand 14 Scots in Argentina 15 The RSCDS in Pictures 16 The First Five Years 18 In My Opinion 20 Spring Fling 21 Spring Fringe 21 Scottish Schools 22 Young Dancers 23 Anniversaries 24 News 24 Letters to the Editor 25 Reviews 28 Sadly Missed 29 Day School Diary 30 More News 30
Instructions and music for: City Lights (J); The Ullapool Ferry (R); Slytherin House (S); Forty and Counting (R); The Scallywag (J); Ruby Wilkinson's Farewell to Cranshaws (S); Farewell to Balfour Road (J); Ysobel Stewart of Fish Hoek (S); The Aviator (J); Triple Happiness (S); The Bon Viveur (M); Trip to Timber Ridge (R)
The book presents the research and analysis of a project to identify the earliest sources of 17th and 18th century dances which have the same tunes as the airs of the songs which Robert Burns collected and wrote. Published by Sue Knight, Lochmaben.
A book of dances for children and young folk. Instructions and music for: The Edinburgh Toy Shop (J); The Somerset Children's Reel (R); Save the Children (J); Fair Enough (J); Summer on the Beach ((R); And for the Young Ones (J); Holyrood Strathspey (SJ); New Year Jig (J); Hello-Goodbye (S); Pluto's Head (R); Come What May (J);Bohemian Reflections (R)
A 32 bar strathspey for 3 couples in a 4 couple set. Devised by Alan Macpherson in 2017 to recognise the contribution of Anna Marshall to the running of the Falkirk Branch Weekend over a period of 25 years. First performed at the 25th anniversary weekend at Crieff Hydro on 19th January 2018. Original tune by Gordon Shand.
RSCDS future events 2 News from Coates Crescent 4 Chairman and Convenors Reports 6 From Around the World 8 CD timings 11 First Timers at Winter School 11 A Historic Trip to Paris in 1950 12 Bill Little Retires 14 Branch Anniversaries 15 The RSCDS in Pictures 16 Pinewoods 18 Australian Winter School 18 Summer School 19 In our Opinion 20 Focus on Technique 20 Back to Our Roots in Glasgow 21 Basecamp to HQ! The Bonn Weekend 22 Young Dancers 24 Letters to the Editor 25 Reviews 28 Sadly Missed 29 Day School Diary 30
New Society President 3 News from Coates Crescent 4 From the Chairman 6 Education and Training Committee 6 Youth Services Committee 7 Membership Services Committee 7 From around the World 8 Mrs Elma McCausland MBE 11 Mrs Mary Ross BEM 11 Belfast Branch 11 Kilmarnock and District Branch 12 Birmingham Branch 12 The Stooshie 13 The AGM from a French Perspective 13 Nathaniel Gow’s Dance Band 14 The Society in Pictures 16 Tribute to Alastair Aitkenhead 18 Focus on Technique 20 In my Opinion 20 Spotlight on Iberia 21 Young Dancers’ Page 22 Global Youth Week 23 Scottish Schools 24 Edinburgh Branch in Barcelona 25 Summer School Social Class 26 Letters to the Editor 27 Reviews 28 Sadly Missed 29 Day School Diary 30
Publicity and Memorabilia relating to 50th, 60ty, 70th, 75th, and 80th Anniversaries Correspondence relating to fund raising events (Lockerbie Disaster, Children !1st.; Motor Neurone Association Correspondence relating to Branch Awards Photographs of public demonstrations and shows
RSCDS future events 2 News from Coates Crescent 4 Reports from the Chairman and Conveners of Management Committees 6 Who’s Who in the RSCDS – Finance & Advisory Government Committee 8 Interview with Robbie Shepherd 9 From around the World – reports from our regional correspondents 12 The World of Scottish Country Dancing 16 The Patron’s lunch 18 Edinburgh Scottish Dancers 19 The Countess of Dunmore 20 Spotlight on … York and North Humberside Branch 21 The RSCDS and the media 22 Robert Mackay – 40 years at Summer School 22 Young Dancers’ page 23 Dancing in a French nursery school 24 A new class in Aberdeen 24 Kiama Ceilidh and Australian Winter School 25 Reviews 26 Letters to the Editor 27 Obituaries 28 A dancing weekend in Vichy Tribute dance in memory of Alastair MacFadyen 29 Day School Diary 30
This bookl gives a topical commentary on mid-nineteenth-century ballroom dance. There is a description of the French quadrille. A review of round dances: the polka, waltz and mazurka is given. Steps and figures for the Quadrille, mazurka-Quadrille are provided along with figures for the Cotillion. Illustrated with 11 plates: design by Gavari , engraving by Lavielle. By Henri Cellarius, Paris, 1847
RSCDS future events 2 News from Coates Crescent 4 Quiz 6 Who’s Who at 12 Coates Crescent 7 The staff at HQ introduce themselves Voting at the AGM 7 Reports from the Chairman and Convenors 8 of Management Committees Young Dancers’ Page 10 From around the World 11 Reports from our regional correspondents New Zealand Summer School 15 Duncan Laidlaw reports on a successful event The World of Scottish Country Dancing 16 The AGM 2015 and Winter School 2016 17 Celtic Connections 18 Campbell Tyler Reflections on a dancing trip to Scotland 19 John Carswell reports on a new venture A Branch … 20 Canberra and District Branch … and a Club 21 Chiswick SCD Club An Experiment in E-publishing 22 Kate Kinnear The RSCDS at the Scottish Learning Festival 22 Irene Bennett Falkirk and Clackmannanshire Joint Dances 23 Lesley Ross describes a joint venture between branches Reviews 24 St Leonard’s School Gold Accreditation award 25 Global Youth Week 26 Letters to the Editor 27 Obituaries – Lord Mansfield and members 28-29 Sadly Missed In my Opinion – The Power of Tradition 29 Malcolm Brown Day School Diary 30 April – November 2016
A detailed history of Scottish Country Dancing in Vancouver, 1930-1964 and of the Vancouver Branch of the RSCDS from its formation in 1964 until 2015. The text is well illustrated with photographs relating to Scottish Country Dancing and Branch activities and members.
Instructions and music for: The Spring Fling Reel (R); Les Remparts d Seville (J); There's Something about Thirty (S); 192 Miles Home (J); Tge Doonhammer Delight (R); Mathilde is a Delight (S); The Wandering Wallaby(J); Double Trouble Triangles (R); Shadow (J); A Trip to Applecross (J); Dancing Spirit (J); La Baratte your Way Home (R)
A musical tribute to the life of William Hannah by Luke Daniels with the assistance of Neil Ewart, Ian Carr, and John Paul Gandy. The enclosed booklet contains a brief biographical review of William Hannah and his work. The CD contains 12 tracks and was produced by Wren Records (CDTRAX369)
A transcription of the diaries of Christina McKellar by her son Gordon Simpson. The diaries record the dances that she attended in the Cairndow and Strachur area of Argyll during the period 1919 to 1927. The diaries contain details of the dances she danced and her partners.
The introduction is a detailed commentary on English Country Dance covering the history, style and music. 125 country dances from the period 1651 - 1820 are listed with a modern interpretation of the dance instructions and music. Compiled by Graham Christian and published by The Country Dance and Song Society, Easthampton, MA USA
News from Coates Crescent 4 From the Chair and Committee Reports 6 Young Dancers' Page 8 A Love Letter to Scottish Dance 9 Th e youth scene in Scotland through Canadian eyes RSCDS T-Shirt Competition But Does She Dance? 10 Retiri ng Secretary/ Executive Officer Elizabeth Foster looks back Dancing with Hugh Foss 12 A former student of Hugh Foss remembers him Dancing Cheek to Cheek: 13 A Glimpse of Scottish Dance An inside view of filming wit h the BBC Interview with Margaret Bennett 14 SCD and the RSCDS from a folklorist's point of view The Kandahar Reel 15 Showing the Joy of Dance: 16 Demonstration Teams Two experienced team leaders explain their approach Won't You Join the Dance ...Project? 18 Joseph Bell applies new tech nology to SCD Two Unusual SCD Events 19 In My Opinion 20 Bobby Brown Music Scholarship A Gallery of Scottish Country Dance T-Shirts 21 From around the World 22 Overheard on the Web 27 Reviews 28 Obituaries 29 Day School Diary 30
From the Chairman and 5 Management Committees Who's Who? 7 Young Dancers Page 8 Report on a new branch and other youth-related events 24-hour Ceilidh Challenge 9 Report on the STV Children's Appeal Spring Fling - London 2015 10 Celebration of Culture 11 Metis dancers and Scottish country dancers celebrate together Interview with Raphaelle Orgeret 12 CeilidhKids - now aged eight and a half 14 The World of Scottish Country Dancing 16 On camera Digital Communication 18 Michael Greenwood and Tom Halpenny describe the Society's increasing involvement in Social Media Overheard on the Web 19 The Story of Parliament - and the RSCDS The Archive
Instructions and music for the following dances: Neil M Grant (J); Orpington Caledonians (R); Midsummer Common (S); The First Rain of Spring (J); Miss Eleanor (S); The Ruby Rant (R); Round and Roundabout (Rundumadum) (S); Flora's Fancy (J); The Library of Birmingham (S); John Cass (J); MacDonald of Keppoch (M); The Countess of Dunmore's Reel (R)
Descriptions of dances originally published in three volumes by the Imperial Society of Teachers of Dancing. Volume 1 1966 contains dances devised by Edna Russell and Jack McConachie. , Volume 2 1971, Volume 3 1977 contain dances which where placed 1-3 in competitions arranged by the ISTD in memory of McConachie. All without music.
RSCDS celebratory event in support of the 2014 Commonwealth Games held in Glasgow. All RSCDS Branches were encouraged to promote a local event. Advertising brochure for Falkirk Branch's event held in the Town Hall June 21st 2014. Illustration shows from L to R: Peter Wood (RSCDS Youth Team), member of Indian Folk Dance group, Fiona Hyslop (MSP), member of Indian Folk Dance group, Elizabeth Harry (Edinburgh Branch).
Eleven dances with music written by or for members of the branch: Bannockburn 700 (J); City of Stirling Reel (R); Miss Shearer's Strathspey (S); The Treasurer (J); Janet's Cup of Tea (S); Argyll's Farewell to Stirling (R); Jim's Haberdashery (J); The Silver Castle Reel (R); The Walkers of Avonlea (S); Birls Allowed (J); The Reel Archie (R)
Instructions and music for: Newburgh Jig(J); The Rutland Reel (R); The Golden Years (S); Monica's Way (J); Rye Twist (R); City of Belfast (S); Sunshine and Sweetie's Jig (J); The Tri-Mariner (R); A Summer Meeting (S); The Festival Man (J); The Fireworks Reel (R); Rougemount Castle (S); Lady in Red (J); Farewell to Helensburgh (S); McLeod's Wedding (R)
Ten Dances devised by Yuko Kondo: Happy Tartan (R); The White Dragon (J); St. Andrews Sea (S); Chasing and Elf (J); A Geometry Class (S); A Masquerade S); Sakura (S+R); A Renaissance Dance (S); A Maze in the Mirror (J); El Toreador (S); Happy Tartan R) Accompanying CD contains the music (written by Kana Otake) for the dances and performed by Kana Otake and Akiko Kasama
Contains the music and instructions for 12 Scottish Country Dances with an introduction to the book by the late Dr. Alastair Macfadyen, President of the RSCDS. Dances: Bill Clement MBE (Jig); Linea's Strathspey (Strathspey); Flight to Melbourne (Reel); Aging Gracefully (Strathspey); Vintage Simon (Jig); The One O'clock Canon (Reel); Memories of Mary Ann (Strathspey); Welcome to Ayr (Jig); The Kissing Bridge (Reel); It wisnae me (Strathspey); Glastonbury Tor (Reel); The Mentor (Strathspey).
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.