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The Cairngorm Series No. 7

Three tunes composed by J. Scott Skinner for Piano or Violin and Piano: "The Field of Bannockburn" (Pipe March); "Edinburgh Castle" (Military March); "John Abrach Mackay" (Pipe Strathspey): (published by Bayley and Ferguson, Glasgow and London.

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

The Cavendish Collection

Printed music for a collection of Reels and Jigs composed by players of the unique musical style evolved over many years at the New Cavendish Ballroom, Edinburgh. Includes notes on the "Tim Wright Sound". Subscriber edition published by The editors of the Cavendish Collection.

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

The Skye Eigthsome

Printed music for 16 tunes arranged for the dance. Instructions for the Reel as danced at the northern Meeting Balls and Skye Gatherings. Published by Logan and J. Marr Wood Ltd., Inverness and Elgin

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

The Border City Collection

30 compositions by Felix Burns published by The National Association of Accordion and Fiddle Clubs, 2003. The booklet also includes: a short biography of Felix Burns; a contribution from Leo Burns (son); and a listing of all known compositions.

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

Sounds Scottish

Thistle Records BSLP 94 S1: Jean's Reel, Rob Roy Macgregor, Highland Schottische, Reel, The Duk of Atholl's Reel S2: Kelso Races, Madge Widfire's Strathspey, The Devorgilla Reel, Shetland Waltz, Gay Gordons, The Honeymoon

Ian Holmes & his Scottish Dance Band

Scotland's Own Jimmy Shand and his Band

Grasmere Records GRALP 5 S1: Highland Laddie (R), Jimmy Shand's Jig (J), Royal Salute, Kendall's Hornpipe, Heather Mixture Jig, Howard Lockhart's Polka, Lassies O'Dunse (J), Tye Mason's Apron (R) S2: The Express (J), La Tempete (R), MaRI'S Wedding (R), The Road to the Isles (R), Waverly R)

Jimmy Shand and his Band

Notebook belonging to Ysobel Stewart

Contains dance descriptions and accompanying music mainly from John Walshs 'The Complete Country Dancing-Master, Being a Collection of all the Celebrated Country Dances now in Vogue. Perform'd at Court, the Theatres, Masquerades, and Publick Balls With Proper Tunes and Directions to each Dance. The Tunes fitted for the Violin, Hoboy, or German Flute'.

Platinum

The CD of 12 dances was produced to mark the 70th Anniversary of the Branch. The booklet contains instructions for the dances.
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St Andrews Branch RSCDS

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

Lord Maclay's Reel

A 40 bar Reel for 4 couples devised by Miss D Robertson for the Glasgow Battalion of the Boys' Brigade for the Boys' Brigade Fanfare of 1954. Original music composed by D. J. Fyfe. Published by James S Kerr, Glasgow.

Miss D Robertso (Dance); Mr. D J Fyfe (Music)

Scottish Dance Archives Leaflets

Scottish Country Dances by various devisors published by Scottish Dance Archives Formby, Liverpool. (Editors R Clowes and R A Donald) 198 leaflet dances designated by: tempo, type, set size and grading with index. Discussion sheets on SCD topics. Highland steps description.

Editors Scottish Dance Archives

Dancing Days are Happy Days

An illustrated booklet produced to accompany a concert and exhibition tribute to Bobby Watson, held in the Aberdeen Arts Centre on 21/4/2002. The booklet contains: a biography of Bobby Watson with illustrations; Programme ; details of the performers.

The Scottish Traditions of Dance Trust

Stirling Branch Dem Team 1994

Cutting from The Stirling Observer, 21/7/1994. Photograph show the Stirling Branch demonstration team and musicians outside the Guildhall, where they were participating in an event organised by the Stirling Tours and Guiding Organisation.

RSCDS Archivist

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