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Scottish Country Dancer Vol 28 April 2019

RSCDS Events 2
News from Coates Crescent 4
Chairman and Convenors’ Reports 6
Afternoon Tea with Miss Milligan 8
Chairman Andrew Kellett 10
England Now Largest Country 11
Recruiting Ideas 11
Branch Anniversaries 12
In My Opinion 14
The Matched Funding Initiative 15
No Wind on Loch Fyne! 16
20th Winter School 17
Scottish Schools 18
Young Dancers 19
Dancing Around the World 20
Letters to the Editor 26
Reviews 28
Sadly Missed 29
Day School Diary 30
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Scottish Country Dancer Vol 29 October 2019

RSCDS Events 2
News from Coates Crescent 4
Chairman and Convenors’ Reports 6
Born into the Society - Jeanette McSporran 8
In My Opinion - Antoine Rousseau 11
Country Dance News 12
The Aberdeen Festival 15
Spring Fling 16
Summer School 17
Branch Anniversaries 18
Beginners in Sydney 20
Young Dancers 21
Dancing Around the World 22
Letters to the Editor 26
Reviews 28
Sadly Missed 29
Day School Diary 30
More News 30

RSCDS

Modern Educational Dance

Modern Educational Dance by Rudolf Laban. Third Edition revised by Lisa Ullman (with additions). Published by Macdionald and Evans Ltd., London, 1975. A book describing the concept and practice of free dance movement designed as a guide for teachers and parents.

Rudolf Laban

Scottish Country Dancer Vol 26 April 2018

RSCDS Events 2
News from Coates Crescent 4
Chairman and Convenors’ Reports 6
From Around the World 8
Introducing Chris Milne 11
Membership Numbers 11
Our Inaugural Meeting 12
20 Tips for a Good Dance Programme 14
50 Years Ago 14
Young Dancers 15
The RSCDS in Pictures 16
Anniversaries 18
Recruiting Successes 20
In my Opinion 22
Scottish Schools 23
Spotlight on London 24
Turning around Asilomar 25
Letters to the Editor 26
Sadly Missed 29
Day School Diary 30

RSCDS

Scottish Country Dancer Vol 27 October 2018

RSCDS Events 2 News from Coates Crescent 4 Chairman and Convenors’ Reports 6 From Around the World 8 Interview with Lorn Macintyre 11 Winter School in Australia 14 Recruiting Success in New Zealand 14 Scots in Argentina 15 The RSCDS in Pictures 16 The First Five Years 18 In My Opinion 20 Spring Fling 21 Spring Fringe 21 Scottish Schools 22 Young Dancers 23 Anniversaries 24 News 24 Letters to the Editor 25 Reviews 28 Sadly Missed 29 Day School Diary 30 More News 30

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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

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

Anna Marshall's Strathspey

A 32 bar strathspey for 3 couples in a 4 couple set. Devised by Alan Macpherson in 2017 to recognise the contribution of Anna Marshall to the running of the Falkirk Branch Weekend over a period of 25 years. First performed at the 25th anniversary weekend at Crieff Hydro on 19th January 2018. Original tune by Gordon Shand.

Falkirk Branch RSCDS

Scottish Country Dancer Vol 25 October 2017

RSCDS future events 2 News from Coates Crescent 4 Chairman and Convenors Reports 6 From Around the World 8 CD timings 11 First Timers at Winter School 11 A Historic Trip to Paris in 1950 12 Bill Little Retires 14 Branch Anniversaries 15 The RSCDS in Pictures 16 Pinewoods 18 Australian Winter School 18 Summer School 19 In our Opinion 20 Focus on Technique 20 Back to Our Roots in Glasgow 21 Basecamp to HQ! The Bonn Weekend 22 Young Dancers 24 Letters to the Editor 25 Reviews 28 Sadly Missed 29 Day School Diary 30

RSCDS

Scottish Country Dancer Vol 24 April 2017

New Society President 3 News from Coates Crescent 4 From the Chairman 6 Education and Training Committee 6 Youth Services Committee 7 Membership Services Committee 7 From around the World 8 Mrs Elma McCausland MBE 11 Mrs Mary Ross BEM 11 Belfast Branch 11 Kilmarnock and District Branch 12 Birmingham Branch 12 The Stooshie 13 The AGM from a French Perspective 13 Nathaniel Gow’s Dance Band 14 The Society in Pictures 16 Tribute to Alastair Aitkenhead 18 Focus on Technique 20 In my Opinion 20 Spotlight on Iberia 21 Young Dancers’ Page 22 Global Youth Week 23 Scottish Schools 24 Edinburgh Branch in Barcelona 25 Summer School Social Class 26 Letters to the Editor 27 Reviews 28 Sadly Missed 29 Day School Diary 30

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Kilmarnock Branch Records Follder

Publicity and Memorabilia relating to 50th, 60ty, 70th, 75th, and 80th Anniversaries
Correspondence relating to fund raising events (Lockerbie Disaster, Children !1st.; Motor Neurone Association
Correspondence relating to Branch Awards
Photographs of public demonstrations and shows

Kirmarnock and District Branch

Scottish Country Dancer Vol 23 October 2016

RSCDS future events 2 News from Coates Crescent 4 Reports from the Chairman and Conveners of Management Committees 6 Who’s Who in the RSCDS – Finance & Advisory Government Committee 8 Interview with Robbie Shepherd 9 From around the World – reports from our regional correspondents 12 The World of Scottish Country Dancing 16 The Patron’s lunch 18 Edinburgh Scottish Dancers 19 The Countess of Dunmore 20 Spotlight on … York and North Humberside Branch 21 The RSCDS and the media 22 Robert Mackay – 40 years at Summer School 22 Young Dancers’ page 23 Dancing in a French nursery school 24 A new class in Aberdeen 24 Kiama Ceilidh and Australian Winter School 25 Reviews 26 Letters to the Editor 27 Obituaries 28 A dancing weekend in Vichy Tribute dance in memory of Alastair MacFadyen 29 Day School Diary 30

RSCDS

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

Scottish Country Dancer Vol 22 April 2016

RSCDS future events 2 News from Coates Crescent 4 Quiz 6 Who’s Who at 12 Coates Crescent 7 The staff at HQ introduce themselves Voting at the AGM 7 Reports from the Chairman and Convenors 8 of Management Committees Young Dancers’ Page 10 From around the World 11 Reports from our regional correspondents New Zealand Summer School 15 Duncan Laidlaw reports on a successful event The World of Scottish Country Dancing 16 The AGM 2015 and Winter School 2016 17 Celtic Connections 18 Campbell Tyler Reflections on a dancing trip to Scotland 19 John Carswell reports on a new venture A Branch … 20 Canberra and District Branch … and a Club 21 Chiswick SCD Club An Experiment in E-publishing 22 Kate Kinnear The RSCDS at the Scottish Learning Festival 22 Irene Bennett Falkirk and Clackmannanshire Joint Dances 23 Lesley Ross describes a joint venture between branches Reviews 24 St Leonard’s School Gold Accreditation award 25 Global Youth Week 26 Letters to the Editor 27 Obituaries – Lord Mansfield and members 28-29 Sadly Missed In my Opinion – The Power of Tradition 29 Malcolm Brown Day School Diary 30 April – November 2016

RSCDS

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

A Tribute to William Hannah

A musical tribute to the life of William Hannah by Luke Daniels with the assistance of Neil Ewart, Ian Carr, and John Paul Gandy. The enclosed booklet contains a brief biographical review of William Hannah and his work. The CD contains 12 tracks and was produced by Wren Records (CDTRAX369)

Luke Daniels

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

Scottish Country Dancer April 2015

News from Coates Crescent 4
From the Chair and Committee Reports 6
Young Dancers' Page 8
A Love Letter to Scottish Dance 9
Th e youth scene in Scotland through Canadian eyes
RSCDS T-Shirt Competition
But Does She Dance? 10
Retiri ng Secretary/ Executive Officer Elizabeth Foster looks back
Dancing with Hugh Foss 12
A former student of Hugh Foss remembers him
Dancing Cheek to Cheek: 13
A Glimpse of Scottish Dance
An inside view of filming wit h the BBC
Interview with Margaret Bennett 14
SCD and the RSCDS from a folklorist's point of view
The Kandahar Reel 15
Showing the Joy of Dance: 16
Demonstration Teams
Two experienced team leaders explain their approach
Won't You Join the Dance ...Project? 18
Joseph Bell applies new tech nology to SCD
Two Unusual SCD Events 19
In My Opinion 20
Bobby Brown Music Scholarship
A Gallery of Scottish Country Dance T-Shirts 21
From around the World 22
Overheard on the Web 27
Reviews 28
Obituaries 29
Day School Diary 30

Scottish Country Dancer October 2015

From the Chairman and 5
Management Committees
Who's Who? 7
Young Dancers Page 8
Report on a new branch and other youth-related events
24-hour Ceilidh Challenge 9
Report on the STV Children's Appeal
Spring Fling - London 2015 10
Celebration of Culture 11
Metis dancers and Scottish country dancers celebrate together
Interview with Raphaelle Orgeret 12
CeilidhKids - now aged eight and a half 14
The World of Scottish Country Dancing 16
On camera
Digital Communication 18
Michael Greenwood and Tom Halpenny describe the Society's increasing involvement in Social Media
Overheard on the Web 19
The Story of Parliament - and the RSCDS The Archive

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

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

Happy Tartan

Ten Dances devised by Yuko Kondo: Happy Tartan (R); The White Dragon (J); St. Andrews Sea (S); Chasing and Elf (J); A Geometry Class (S); A Masquerade S); Sakura (S+R); A Renaissance Dance (S); A Maze in the Mirror (J); El Toreador (S); Happy Tartan R)
Accompanying CD contains the music (written by Kana Otake) for the dances and performed by Kana Otake and Akiko Kasama

Yuko Condo

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

S Quadrille

A recording of a Guiness World Record for the greatest number of people dancing the first set of Quadrilles. Participants were fromn 51 cities in 8 European countries.
Also includes instructions on how to dance the Quadrille figures.

Dancesport Federatiion of Slovenia

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