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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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 is director of Ashridge Strategic Management Centre, visiting professor at City University Business School, and author of 10 books on business strategy.Review:
'A must for all enthusiastic sporran swingers' - Scotland Magazine
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Book Description Penguin UK, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140119957
Book Description Penguin UK, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140119957