Assorted Scottish Dance links
This is a page of links I've collected more or less related to Scottish Dancing.
I have nothing to do with these sites, so can take neither credit nor blame - if
you want to comment, please contact the maintainer(s) of the site in question.
The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society; they
also have pages specifically for members.
The Teachers' Association of Canada,
an association of teachers of Scottish country dancing formed in 1958 to assist
one another where possible.
SCD Teachers' Association Scotland,
TAS is the Scottish counterpart of TAC.
The Strathspey mailing list home page.
Alan Paterson's DanceData database of
Scottish Country dances.
Round - a Youth SCD Resource site in North America.
The hints and tips section of this site.
The Scottish Dance Archives - published
dance leaflets in the 1970s and 1980s; some now available online.
Flickr collection of Scottish Country Dancing photos.
Dancing on College Campuses
- notes on running a student dance group.
SCD CD index
hosted by Music in Scotland.
Charles Upton's MiniCribs - database of cribs
which can be used for compiling crib sheets for balls.
Dirk Taeger's DanceMaster
DanceMaster program to generate diagrammatic cribs for Scottish Country dances.
Mel and Ellie Briscoe's SCD page.
Stirling RSCDS web site, includes good
history of Scottish Dance section.
Scottish Dance Music
section of ScotLoads - Scottish based MP3 music downloads.
Tools for the Visualisation of Scottish Country Dances, my final year
BSc project; includes a dance animation tool.
Ruary Laidlaw's Reeltime pages -
various publications including a teacher's manual called "For a Year and
a Day" that gives a suggested sequence for teaching the four basic steps
and all the basic formations - 67 items in all.
Crawford Woodman's animated pas de basque feet.
James Smith's Scottish Country Dance animations.
Felix Hamelbeck's dance animation and devising
RSCDS Preliminary Teacher's Exam Questions,
collected by Bob Blair and his wife.
RSCDS Teacher's Exam Questions,
collected by Bob Blair and his wife.
Alexandre Rafalovitch's blog entry about
he used to prepare for his RSCDS Preliminary Exam.
Martin Bowring's Scottish Country Dance Animations
project - a project to develop a series of Scottish Country Dance animations describing
steps, formations and popular dances.
Colin Hume - folk dance caller in England.
Colin has developed a Dance Organiser program, to enable callers to organise their
bookings and dance programmes.
ScotScores - Muriel Johnstone's web site.
Pinewoods annual English/Scotttish Dance camp,
Dianne Phelan's New Mexico dance calendar
Semple Travel. John Semple Travel have been
involved in booking holidays for Scottish Country Dancers for more than a decade.
Scottish Country, Ceilidh and Line Dancing holidays operate on a yearly
basis to warm winter Mediterranean climates.
Hints on running a dance:
Dance leaflets on the web:
Edge Reels' Illustrated Scottish Country
I also have other pages of links:
General Scottish Dancing links.
- Dance types:
Scottish dance bands (includes descriptions).
Scottish Dance groups world-wide
Other events pages.
Health: Looking after your body,
Music: Scottish and Folk music pages
Relevant mailing and discussion lists.
- Scottish links
Other miscellaneous links which may be interesting.
Web stuff, including search engines and directories.
Or try ScotFind
Scottish Links engine.
If you have any other links you would like me to include here, please
me with the URL and some details.
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Last updated 31-03-04 .
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