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Thirty Popular Dances, Vol.Two

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Over the last 12 months the Membership Services Committee has been hard at work compiling thirty dances chosen by RSCDS branches from around the world.

“The final selection includes some well-known dances containing what, at the time of their original publication, were novel formations but many of which are today commonplace. It is an honour to be bringing these dances and those previously unpublished by the RSCDS into one book. As in the original Thirty Popular, this book has grouped dances together by dance tempo. The committee felt it was important to include information about the dances, devisers, composers, music and creative stories – making aspects of our more recent dance history and growing tradition available to all.” Membership Services

The book is accompanied by two CDs: one CD of new recordings by James Coutts and his Scottish Dance Band and a second CD, a re-releasing RSCDS archive recordings.

Jigs 

The Bees of Maggieknockater
The Cranberry Tart
The Dancing Master
Hooper’s Jig
Ian Powrie’s Farewell to Auchterarder
Joie de Vivre
Pelorus Jack
Postie’s Jig
Torridon Lassies
The White Heather Jig

Reels 

The Black Mountain Reel
Bratach Bana
Da Rain Dancin’
The Earl of Mansfield
The Highland Rambler
The Irish Rover
J.B. Milne
Mairi’s Wedding
Miss Johnstone of Ardrossan
Shiftin’ Bobbins

Strathspeys 

Asilomar Romantic
Cherrybank Gardens
Culla Bay
Delvine Side
The Dream Catcher
The Gentleman
MacDonald of the Isles
The Minister on the Loch
Miss Milligan’s Strathspey
The Wind on Loch Fyne

ISBN:978-0902-99743-1

A4 Paperback: 68 pages

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