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Assemble and Leap

A volume published to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Scottish Official Board of Highland Dancing (SOBHD). It contains a brief historical overview; Detail s of Office Bearers (past and present), Independent and Honorary Members. Chapters about the Cowal Gathering. Examining Bodies, Affiliated Members and Highland Dance Teachers Association of England. A section of photographic memorabilia. Published by The Scottish Official Board of Highland Dancing, Edinburgh, 2010.

Scottish Official Board of Highland Dancing

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society Book 47 - 12 Dances to Celebrate the 90th Anniversary

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).

RSCDS

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.

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

Commonwealth Ceilidh Brochure

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).

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

Bannockburn 700

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)

Stirling Branch RSCDS

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)

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

The Playford Assembly

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

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

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)

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

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

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

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)

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

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)

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

The Scottish Country Dance Book - Book 52

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)

Scottish Country Dance Music

Burns in Song and Dance

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.

Sue Knight

The Cairngorm Series No. 1

Three tunes composed by J. Scott Skinner for Piano or Violin and Piano: "Bonnie Glenfarg"(melody); Bonnie Ann Anderson" (Highland Schottische or Strathspey); The Laird O' Haughs" (Hornpipe) (published by Bayley and Ferguson, Glasgow and London.

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

The Cairngorm Series No. 2

Three tunes composed by J. Scott Skinner for Piano or Violin and Piano: "The Weeping Birches"(pastoral melody); "Gordon Crombie Munroe" (Reel); D. Morrison's Seven Thistles" (March or Quickstep) (published by Bayley and Ferguson, Glasgow and London.

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

Six Strathspeys and Reels for the Violin

Six Strathspeys and Reels for the Violin with accompaniments for Pianoforte and Bass arranged and published by by James Macintosh, Dunkeld. Highland Whiskey (S); The Mason's Apron (R); Johnny Pringle (S); Loch Rynoch (R); The Marquis of Huntly's Highland Fling (S); Sandy O'er the Lea (R)

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

7 Favourite Scottish Dances No. 4

Thistle Records BSLP 98 S1: The Black dance 8 x 32R, A Kiss for Nothing 8 x 32J, Kiss Me Quick my Mither's Coming 8 x 32R, The River Cree 8 x 32J S2:Circassian Circle 8 x 32R, My Love She's But a Lassie Yet, Ye'll Aye be Welcome Back Again 8 x 32S

George Stirrat and his Scottish Dance Band

Dancers Choice

Coopers Creek CC 100SB S1: White Heather Jig 4 x 40R, Minard Castle 8 x 40R, Sean Truibhas Willican 8 x 32S, Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh 8 x 40 R, merry Reapers 8 x 24R S2: Mairi's Wedding 8 x 40R, Glasgow Highlanders 8 x 32S, 19thj December 8 x 32J, Waltz Country Dance, Bloooms of Bon Accord 8 x 32R

Charlie Jemmett and his Band

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