Scottish Dance: A Celebration of Scottish Dancing
By (author) The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society
An introduction to Scottish dance from the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society, including a short history of Scottish dancing. The book takes you through simple ceilidh moves to more complex formations and set dances, illustrated through diagrams and photos. Popular traditional dances are featured, such as ‘Dashing White Sergeant’, ‘Eightsome Reel’, ‘Strip the Willow’ and ‘Cumberland Reel’. This comprehensive collection also contains several lesser known dances such as ‘Flowers of Edinburgh’, ‘Jenny Dang the Weaver’, ‘Rakes of Glasgow’ and ‘La Russe’. This unique collection from reels to watlzes and medleys to quadrilles celebrates Scottish traditional folk dance at its best.
The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society
The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society (Charity No. SC 016085; Company No. SC480530), is dedicated to promoting Scottish Country Dance. The Society exists to promote and develop Scottish country dancing worldwide for the benefit of present and future generations. It has a world-wide network of Branches and Affiliated Groups, with a small administrative team at its central office in Edinburgh.