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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.

Correspondence with Buckingham Palace on behalf of HRH Queen Elizabeth

Includes letters of thanks from Buckingham Palace thanking the president of the society for the gift of publications; application for patronage of the Princess Elizabeth and reply granting patronage, 20 December 1946; cover of book 17; donations to the King George VI Memorial Fund; suggested programme and list of guests for the visit of the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh to HQ, 1961

The Tartan Track

A suite of three dances (Jig, Strathspey and Reel) with music. Tto commemorate the Commonwealth Games Scotland 1970. Music composed by Beryl Johnston and the dances devised by Anna Holden.

Beryl S Johnston (music); Anna Holden (Dances)

Music for Scottish Country Dancing. Chosen by The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society.

Music for Scottish Country Dancing. Chosen by The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society. Full Length Dances in Strict Tempo.
Side One: Miss Dumbrecks Reel, The Braes of Mellinish Strathspey, The Holly Bush Jig, Kingussie Flower Reel. Side Two: The Bramble Bush Jig, The Three Bonny Maidens Strathspey, The Wild Geese Jig and The Sailor Hornpipe.

RSCDS Archivist

Scottish Dance Archives Leaflet Dances

Leaflet dances published by the Scottish Dance Archives, Editors S E Clowes and R A Donald. Dances published between1972 and 1981 (numbers 1 to 190) with an index for1972-1982. The index is in two parts; an alphabetic listing of the dances and a classified index which groups the dances into categories as suitable for: Demonstration, Advanced, Intermediate, Beginners, Children. In addition there are several discussion sheets about various topics related to SCD, and a valedictory letter, dated September 1982, from R A Donald announcing the closure of the Scottish Dance Archives .

Archivist RSCDS

Highland Fling.

Highland Fling. Selection of Scottish music. Readers Digest. Decca Records. GNOB-6A/S7
SIDE ONE: Gay Gordons: Lord Lovat's Lament. Lament and Reel: Flowers of the Forest, The Little Cascade. Come to the Ceilidh. Beautiful Scotland, Ceilidh Selection. SIDE 2: Medley of Reels, Amazing Grace, Tin Whistle Border Medley: Bonnie Gallowa', Annie Laurie. Waltz Come Out of this World. The Gallan' Forty-Twa, Balmoral Highlanders.

RSCDS Archivist

Envelope marked 'Publication Cttee Prep. For Books 26 & 27'

"Lists of dances and descriptions with hand drawn diagrams under consideration for Books 26 and 27
Lady Maxwells Reel , Saxon Dance, Old Nicks Lumber Room, Sugar Candie, Airdrie Lassies, A Mile to Ride, Fairly Shot oHer, Lady Mary Cochranes Reel, Lord Elgins Reel, Rob Roy MacGregor, The Frisky; typescript dances for The Ladies of Dunse, Caber Fey, Donald Couper, Lady Maxwell's Reel The new Waterloo Reel or the Saxon Dance, Fairly Shot o Her, Lady Mary Cochranes Reel, Lord Elgins Reel,
Rob Roy MacGregor, The Frisky, Lord Forbes' Reel, A Mile to Ride, Old Nick`s Lumber Room, Sugar Candie, Airdrie Lassies, Miss Nellie Wemyss


Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

The London Highland Club's Farewell to Fetterlane and three more dances

A leaflet published by the London Highland Club. It contains in addition to the title dance (by Graham and Fay Cattell), three others: Valerie Rixon's Jig (by Graham Hamiltion, The Falls of Bracklin (by Barry Priddy), and Farewell to Paternoster Square (by Graham and Fay Cattell). The leaflet gives some information about the background to the dances.

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Stan Hamilton and The Flying Scotsmen. Scottish Dance Music

12 inch LP. RCA Victor. RD7809. Stan Hamilton and The Flying Scotsmen. Scottish Dance Music.
Stan Hamilton and The Flying Scotsmen. Scottish Dance Music. LP. Side one: Jimmy Shand Special (Medley):The Heather Mixture Jig, Kaly Shaw, Gowan Hill. Trumpet Polka, The Heart is Highland (Medley): Hame, Hame, Hame, My Heart's Desire, My Darling Anna, The Tender Dairy Maid. The Gay Gordons(Medley), The Lovat Scouts, The Australian Ladies. The Call of the Pipes (Medley): The Rowan Tree, The Rose Among the Heather, Circassian. Memories of Harry Lauder (Medley): She's My Daisie, Early in the Morning, Killiecrankie, That's the Reason, The Waggle o' the Kilt. The Flying Scotsman (Medley): The Fairy Dance, The De'il Among the Tailors, Hay for the Heilan' Body, The High Road to Linton. The Piper's Medley: Donald Mclean's Farewell to Oban, The Heights of Cassino. A Scottish Waltz (Medley): Lassie o' Mine, My Grannie's Hielan' Hame, Auld Scotch Mither Mine, the Lass o' Lowrie. The Highland Brigade (Medley): Pipe Major Sam Scott, McNeil of Ugadale. The Swing of the Kilt (Medley): Loch Duich, Drummond Castle Laundry, Queen Victoria's Jubilee. Andrew Stewart Favourites (Medley): The Lass of Fyvie, Campbelltown Loch, Take Me Back, Cock of the North and Haste Ye Back

RSCDS Archivist

The Thistle Magazine of the West Point Grey SCD Club B.C. Canada

A hand produced newsletter/journal published in February, May, October and December from 1961. The publication features: descriptions and comments about SCDs; Articles relating to Dance Masters, Books, Ballroom Guides and items of general interest to Dancers. Most issues contain a Question/Answer section; Letters to the Editor; Advertisements. Several contributions from Hugh Thurston and Hugh Foss
Published in Vancouver

Going to An Orkney Barndance

Going to An Orkney Barndance by Hamnavoe Scottish Dance Band. Grampian Records, Wick. SGW5005.
SIDE 1: Going To The Barn Dance, Maggie Watsons Polka, The Pipers Cave, Black Mask Waltz, Shetland Two Step & Kirks Hornpipe.
SIDE 2: Bothy Ballads, The Maid I Adore, Scapa Flow Reel, John Spence, Boys of Blue Hill & Flett From Flotta

RSCDS Archivist

Photographic Albums Created by William Hamilton

3 Albums of Photographs recording Scottish Country dancing events and activities. Mainly without attributions, but one album refers to teaching visits to Tuscon, Arizona, Boston, Mass. and Washington DC
Bundle of 20 loose photos (no attribution ) but some feature SS Classes. and social events. Individuals identified include : Alice Mann, Murial (Johnstone) Bill Zobel, Murial Gibson, Alastair Reid

William Hamilton

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