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Two Hundred Dancing Years

The booklet written by Shirley Andrews and Peter Ellis and published by the Australian Bicentennial Authority describes how to celebrate two hundred tears of dancing in Australia by reconstructing an authentic Colonial Ball. The booklet includes a selection of programmes from the 19thC and also suggestions for programmes which include modern bush dancing. Dance instruction and basic dance technique are included.

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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

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The Six-Twenty Two Step

Printed music for the "Six-Twenty Two Steo" composed by Jimmy Shand and arranged for the Piano and Accordion by Ian MacLeish. Published by Mozart Allan, Glasgow. Instructions for the "White Heather Jig" devised by James B Cosh. With the musical adaptation ofthe Six-Twenty Two Step to suit the dance.

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The Scottish Country Dance, Festival Booklets Number 14, edited by F.H. Bisset.

An introduction to Scottish Country Dancing By Jean Milligan. This is the 1931 revision of the original (ca. 1925) and served as a first manual for the Scottish Country Dance Society. Published by Peterson Sons & Co Ltd (1931, 1926); A facsimile edition of the original was published by the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society (1986)

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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

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The People's Journal Album of Scottish Country Dances 4 October 1930

The illustrated album was included as a free gift with the Journal, published by John Leng and Co., Dundee and London. The introduction to the booklet is by the Duchess of Atholl and contains a description of the style and steps of SCD along with instuctions and music for; Circassian Circle ,Petronella, Scottish Reform, Triumph, Brown's Reel, The Flowers of Edinburgh, Jenny's Bawbee, Cawdor Fair, Haymakers, Foursome Reel, The Soldier's Joy, Rory O''More, Barn Dance, Highland Schottische and Waltz Country Dance.

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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.

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The Caledonian Companion

A collection of tradition Scottish fiddle music including a tutor and a brief history of each tune. The Introduction contains a biography of the Hardie family of Fiddle makers and brief biographies of Niel and Nathanial Gow, William Marshall, Simon Fraser, J Scott Skinner, and J M Henderson. There is additionally a section entitled "Forms in Traditional Music".

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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.

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The Cairngorm Series No. 4

Three tunes composed by J. Scott Skinner for Piano or Violin and Piano: "The Laird o' Bemersyde" (heroic Pastoral); "The Red Hackle" (Pipe March); "Hecklebirnie" (Hornpipe) (published by Bayley and Ferguson, Glasgow and London.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Students Lancers

Music forall figures of Students Lancers arranged by J. Barrie Panton and published by Joseph Williams Ltd, London
Fig.1: Here's to the Maiden; The Rollicking Irishman. Fig.2: Casmptown Races; Polly Wolly Doodle;; Jingle Bells. Fig.3: The Gambolier; We Won't Go Home till Morning; Billy Magee Magar. Fig.4: Upidee; A tavern in the Town; Marching Through Gorgia. Fig.5: See the Conquering Hero Comes; Solomon Levi; Come Landlord Fill the Flowing Bowl; John Peel; Old Folks at Home; Massa'a in the Cold Cold Ground; My Nut Brown Maiden; Riding Down to Bangor.

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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)

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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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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 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 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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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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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 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 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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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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