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Imperial Book of Scottish Country Dances Volumes 1-3 Combined Edition

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.

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Jimmy Shand's Favourites

Jimmy Shand Favoutites containing original compositions arranged for Piano and Accordion: Howard M Lockhart (Polka), Sid Chalmers (Jig). Tim Whelan’s Hornpipe, Lily of Ardmore (Hornpipe), Jim Barrie (March). Bobby Watson (March), Road to ‘Muchty (March). Guid Luck Go Wi’Ye

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La Danse des Salons

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

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McGill Manuscript

A MS (ca 1752 ) written by John McGill, Dance Master. The Manuscript lists Minuets and Reels used at his school in Dunse, steps for the Hornpipe and Gige, and twelve country dances viz: The Cameronians March; Because he was a Bony Lad; Jock the Drummer; Lady Macikintoishes Reel; Ephy Macnab; Old adge and young; The Cadgers in the Canongate; Kilkubright; Jack Hoomes Reel; The Colonel;; Just as I was in the morning; My Wife's a wanton wie thing; The Dustie Millar; The Short Appron; The Carl he cane o'er the Craft; Jokie's lost his DearieThe Malt man; The Dutch Supper; The Lads of Dunse; Steer the Gile

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Miss M M Dow

Article by Alan Macpherson (originally published in "Dance On" magazine) and a short biography of Margaret Mary Dow founder member and teacher in Dundee Branch. Includes a description of Miss Dow’s Strathspey.

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Mr John CurriesCountry Dances

A single sheet from the manuscript containing instructions for dances 12-19 viz. Figgit; Jack the Drummer; Mounting of Life; Curries Jig; Lord McDonald; Duke of Perth; Miss ???;; The king of ???;Mary Gray; John Turner; Jenny Dang the Weaver; Miss Stuarts Reel; The Middle of the Changehouse; The Bride is a Bony thing; Cameronians Rant; Gillin am Drerair; John Boy Stuart; The King of Ern; Princess //

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Report of the Edinburgh Schools Scottish Country Dancers Participation in the Jubilee Celebrations of the FIOCES, Paris March 1950

An article (by Jimmie Hill) extracted from the Scottish Country Dancer (Autumn 2017) describing the involvement of a team of Edinburgh school children in the Jubilee event. Included are copies of correspondence with Edinburgh City Council, copies of photographs taken during the journey and at the event in Paris and a reproduction of an Edinburgh Evening News report on the event.

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Royal Scottish Country Dance Society Book 48 15 Scottish Country Dances

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)

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Royal Scottish Country Dance Society Book 49 12 Scottish Country Dances

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)

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Royal Scottish Country Dance Society Book 50 Spring Fling 12 Scottish Country Dances

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)

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Royal Scottish Country Dance Society Book 51. 12 Scottish Country Dances for Yong and Less Experienced Dancers

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)

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Scottish Country Dancer No. 19 October 2014

News from Coates Crescent 4 From the Chair 6 Committee Reports Young Dancers’ Page 8 The Archive Development Project 9 Great things are happening in the depths of 12 Coates Crescent Interview with Elspeth Gray 10 Jimmie Hill talks to retiring Membership Secretary Elspeth Gray Elspeth Gray – As Ithers See Her 11 Shedding New Light on the Origins 12 of the Strathspey Will Lamb’s research challenges accepted ideas The Imperial Book 13 Mervyn Short explains this republished book of dances Dancing at the Games 14 Young members perform in the Opening and Closing Ceremonies Learn Scottish Country Dancing – By YouTube 15 How to make effective dance videos Lady Mary MacTier of Flinders Island Ceilidh round the Commonwealth 16 On 21 June, SCD encircled the world Interview with Jennifer Wilson 18 Stories of a life steeped in music and dance From around the World 21 Overheard on the Web 26 Letters to the Editor 27 Reviews 28 Obituaries 29 Lisbon Musicians’ Workshop Day School Diary

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Scottish Country Dances for Children Reprint 1991

Instructions and music for ten Scottish Country Dances for Children published by the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, 1981:
The Dhoon (J); Le Papillon (J); A Jig for Mrs. Dunn (J); The Misses Cramb of Linlithgow (J) Miss Falconer's Fancy (R); The Old Man of Storr (R); The Maids of Currie (R); The Edinburgh Castle Reel (R); The Braes of Balluder (R); Come Under my Plaidie (J)

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Scottish Country Dances for Children Revision 1998

Instructions and music for ten Scottish Country Dances for Children published by the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, 1981:
The Dhoon (J); Le Papillon (J); A Jig for Mrs. Dunn (J); The Misses Cramb of Linlithgow (J) Miss Falconer's Fancy (R); The Old Man of Storr (R); The Maids of Currie (R); The Edinburgh Castle Reel (R); The Braes of Balluder (R); Come Under my Plaidie (J)

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Scottish Country Dances for young people and new dancers. Book 40

Instructions and music for ten Scottish Country Dances for young people and new dancers published by the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, 1981:
A Reel for Jeannie (R); Cutty Sark (J); Nice to See You (R); Forth Bridge (J); 12 Coates Crescent (S); EH3 7AF (J); Rabbie's Reel (R); Airyhall Delight J); The Royal Deeside Railway (R); Simon's Dance (R) Delight (J);

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