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Balance and Swing

A personal selection of Square, Contra and Triple time dances in the "New England Tradition" with a tune for each dance. Included is an extensive introduction which gives a historical perspective and a commentary on the New England Trad...

Ted Sanella

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...

Editors Scottish Dance Archives

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...

Falkirk Branch RSCDS

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.

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

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

How Do You Do It

A video made in 1995 for the use of dancers, which demonstrates the RSCDS method of performing the following dances:Haughs of Cromdale; The Jimp Waist; Green Grow the Rashes; Fiddle Faddle; The Gentle Shepherd; the 21st of September; Loch Leven ...

Step We Ceilidh

An instructional video introducing Scottish social dances. The video shows how to do 13 popular ceilidh dances and the steps required. The dances demonstrated are: Gay Gordons; Circle Waltz; Canadian Barn Dance; St Benrard's Waltz; Strip the ...

Anita Mackenzie (Independent Video Productions)

A Highland Fling

A collection of some of the best traditional and modern highland dances and popular ladies' step dances. Sixteen dances and graded highland steps are demonstrated. The dances demonstrated are: Scottish Lilt; Highland Fling; The Shepherd...

Anita Mackenzie (Independent Video Productions)

Step We Ceilidh on we Go

This is a companion instructional video to "Step We Ceilidh". The video shows how to do an additional 17 popular Scottish social dances and ceilidh dances and the steps required. The dances demonstrated are: Eva Three Step; Virginia Reel...

Anita Mackenzie (Independent Video Productions)

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 mot...

Anita Mackenzie (Independent Video Productions)

Scotland's Social Dances Part 1

Instructional DVD covering four different forms of Scottish Social Dancing: Old Time, Ceilidh, Sequence and Country.Part 1Dances shown are:Quicksteps:Anniversary Two Step, Boston Two Step, Gay Gordons Two Step, Over the Top, Dinky One Step, Marine...

Independent Video Productions

Scotland's Social Dances Part 2

Instructional DVD covering four different forms of Scottish Social Dancing: Old Time, Ceilidh, Sequence and Country.Part 2: Ceilidh, Scottish Country and QuadrillesDances shown are:Ceilidh:Gypsy Thread, Waves of Tory, Strip the Willow (Square), Le...

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 ...

Independent Video Productions

Tributes written for Florence Adams on her death.

Tributes written by Alastair MacFadyen and Elma See for Florence Adams on her death and printed in Glasgow Branch News Letter April 1997, and New Zealand Branch Kiwi News (May 1997) , respectively.s

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

Mary Isdale McNab Papers

  • GB GB 3410 RSCDS-MIM
  • Collection
  • 1910

This collection contains notes, correspondence and printed material (all photocopies)

Mary Isdale McNab et al

Mr. John Rice's Gift

A suite of three dances (Reel, Strathspey and Medley) contained in a bound volume and devised by Maureen Chevens as a tribute to Mr. John Rice, Orthopaedic Surgeon.The DVD contains a video of the dances being performed by dancers from Dublin SCD C...

Maureen Chevens

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