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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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Administrative Papers of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

Administrative Papers consists of legal, financial and governance papers mainly from the secretaries offices concerning: the RSCDS constitution; Royal Title and patronage; RSCDS policy documents; organisation of Annual General Meeting?s; papers relating to events and publicity strategies; papers concerning exams; papers concerning dealings with publishers; papers relating to property; papers relating to fundraising. Papers relating to the RSCDS Archive.

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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 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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File marked 'Correspondence with Paterson's Publications'

various bundles tied with treasure tags and titled as follows:Performing Rights Society; Visual Film Unit; Girl Guide Association;Gramophone Records-Leaflet Dances-Price of Books; Agreement with Patersons 1924-Book 6 Correspondence; Mechanical Copyright Protection Society; Copyright-Printing Leaflet Dances-24 Favourite SC Dances
'Performing Right Society- correspondence with Paterson's Publications. Etc.' 22 December 1948-15 June 1954
'Girl Guide Association' 15-17 June 1948
'Visual Film Unit' 20 January 1950-15 February 1950
'Gramophone Records Leaflet Dances Prices of Books' 29 January 1948- 23 February 1950
Agreement with Paterson's Publications 1934, Correspondence regarding Book 6 etc' 25 March 1954-9 December 1940
Mechanical Copyright Protection Society Correspondence leading to agreement with Paterson's Publications Ltd' 24 June 1936-12 November 1946
'Copyright- Correspondence regarding printing of leaflet dances and '24 Favourite S.C. Dances' 4 October 1939-20 August 1941.

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Report of the Edinburgh Schools Scottish Country Dancers Participation in the Jubilee Celebrations of the FIOCES, Paris March 1950

An article (by Jimmie Hill) extracted from the Scottish Country Dancer (Autumn 2017) describing the involvement of a team of Edinburgh school children in the Jubilee event. Included are copies of correspondence with Edinburgh City Council, copies of photographs taken during the journey and at the event in Paris and a reproduction of an Edinburgh Evening News report on the event.

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Angus Fitchet Scottish Dance Collection

Printed music for original and traditional melodies, composed and arranged by Ian McLeish and Angus Fitchet for Piano and Accordion, for : Duke of Perth; Two by Two; Maxwell's Rant; Dalkeith's Strathspey; Monnymusk; Ladies' Fancy; Caledonian Rant; Montgomerie's Rant; Cauld Kail; Elwyn'sw Fairy Glen; Mr. Wilson's Hornpipe; Miss Mary Douglas

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Book of Graded Scottish Country Dances

Instructions and music for twenty-four traditional Scottish Country Dances published by the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, 1960: Leap Year (J); Watson's Reel (J); The Merry Reapers (J); Davy's Locker (R); Galloway House (R); The Highland Fair (J); Lady Catherine Bruce's Reel (J); The Honeymoon ((R); Mr. Watson's Favourite (R); Mrs, Cholmondeley's Reel (R); The Moray Reel (J); Mrs. Stuart Sinton's Reel (J); Miss Welsh's Reel (J); Berwick Johnnie (J);The Isles (J); Duff's House (J); Miss Betty Boyle (R); Wedderburn's Reel (R); Kitty Campbell's Reel (J); Tarry A While (J); Regent's Favourite (R); Kendall's Hornpipe (J); Argyll's Fancy (J); Miss Flora's Favourite (R)

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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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Jimmy Shand's Favourites

Jimmy Shand Favoutites containing original compositions arranged for Piano and Accordion: Howard M Lockhart (Polka), Sid Chalmers (Jig). Tim Whelan’s Hornpipe, Lily of Ardmore (Hornpipe), Jim Barrie (March). Bobby Watson (March), Road to ‘Muchty (March). Guid Luck Go Wi’Ye

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Envelope marked 'Publication Cttee Prep. For Books 26 & 27'

"Lists of dances and descriptions with hand drawn diagrams under consideration for Books 26 and 27
Lady Maxwells Reel , Saxon Dance, Old Nicks Lumber Room, Sugar Candie, Airdrie Lassies, A Mile to Ride, Fairly Shot oHer, Lady Mary Cochranes Reel, Lord Elgins Reel, Rob Roy MacGregor, The Frisky; typescript dances for The Ladies of Dunse, Caber Fey, Donald Couper, Lady Maxwell's Reel The new Waterloo Reel or the Saxon Dance, Fairly Shot o Her, Lady Mary Cochranes Reel, Lord Elgins Reel,
Rob Roy MacGregor, The Frisky, Lord Forbes' Reel, A Mile to Ride, Old Nick`s Lumber Room, Sugar Candie, Airdrie Lassies, Miss Nellie Wemyss

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File relating to Publications and Research 1 July 1977- December 1979

Includes correspondence from the secretary for meetings of the committee not included with SCD/1/5/3, NOT CLEAR WHETHER THOSE MEETINGS WERE MINUTED/ HELD; Draft minues of meetings that are included in SCD/1/5/3; correspondence re 'Know The Game', HQ stocking TAC Notes for Teachers, Collins Publishers; Book 29; Leaflet for 1978; Submissions to the committee including 'The Reel of Hong Kong- Lo Man Yui, The Merry Lads of Glasgow collected by Cedric Clark; Suggestions for the committee regarding the publication of records for older dances; Formation Index by E.C. Sharp, including a copy; Recounting a lesson from Jean Milligan A Trip to Glasgow and Frost and Snow- by Florence Adams; comments from committee members and individuals on dances for Miss Milligans Miscellany; Book 30; Booklet produced by Col Murray for his Battalion;correspondence with Richard Goss re his research; letters of complaint and comments on Society publications

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File relating to Book 28

Includes correspondence relating to the dances and tunes chosen, copies of instructions and diagrams for A Trip Oer The Tweed, Pretty Polly, Bonnie Lass, The Star, The New Petronella, Mairis Fancy, Mrs Hills Delight, The Cumbrae Reel, Euans Jig, Miss Shaftesbury`s Fancy, Two To One, Not I first proofs of the dances and music; lists of alternative tunes for each dance and 2 music note books with tunes

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Envelope: Tribute to the Borders

Trip to the Borders'? Original tune in A Craighouse, Tune 2 is an original tune in D Mrs Methven to be used as a 2nd tune only for the dance if wished or if printing space allows'; Music for Daggs of Craighouse and Mrs Methven and descriptions and diagrams for the dance Tribute to the Borders. Includes music for The Northern Meeting from 6th book Lowe's Collection composed by Captn Fraser and Lord Eglintoun's Auld Man Book 3 Lowe's Collection

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File relating to Publications and Research January 1980-December 1981

Includes agendas, draft minutes (including minutes of 29 November 1980 not incl in SCD/1/5/3-4), correspondence with comments on leaflet dances; Letters from individuals with suggestions for publcations / complaints/ comments on committee minutes; Corrections and comments for 'Won't You Join The Dance' and a lsit of ammendmenst made to it; correspondence with publishers

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Folder: Book 30

Music, descriptions and diagrams for Collichur, Hame Came Our Gudeman, The Highland Lass, The Bawk, A Mans A Man For A That, The Guidman of Balangigh, The Cadies Lady, Short and Sweet; correspondence concerning arrangement of music and publication

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Folder: Book 31 Dances

Murial Johnstones handwritten arrangements for Book 31; photocopies of sources for music used in Book 31 collected by Alastair MacFadyen; correspondence relating to copyright; final proofs fo Book 31.

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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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