This edition of a guide to the basic steps of 17 Scottish reels and country dances has been updated to include the latest variations. The book explains each dance simply and clearly with diagrams, and gives additional background information on dress, history and basic technique such as setting, turns and pas de basque. The dances listed include The Duke of Perth, Hamilton House, The Reel of the 51st, Duke and Duchess of Edinburgh, Inverness Country Dance, Foursome, Eightsome and Sixteensome Reels and The Dashing White Sergeant. Roddy Martine is the ex-editor of the "Scottish Field" and author of the "New Shell Guide to the Lowlands and Borders of Scotland".
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'A must for all enthusiastic sporran swingers' --Scotland MagazineAbout the Author:
Roddy Martine has written a large number of books on Scottish life, encompassing Scotch whisky, clans and tartans, interiors and biographies. In addition he contributes to a wide range of newspapers, and is associate editor of Caledonia Magazine. Andrew Campbell was born and brought up in Muir of Ord, Ross-shire. He is director of Ashridge Stategic Management Centre, visiting professor at City University Business Sxhool and author of 10 books on business stategy.
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Book Description Penguin UK, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140119957