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Scoot Dances

 £12.99 
Scoot Dances

Scoot Dances, Troyls, Furrys and Tea Treats - The Cornish Dance Tradition

by Merv, Alison and Jowdy Davey

Includes dance notation and music for 45 dances

Paperback 158 pages with 17 black and white photographs

ISBN 978 1 903427 47 7

A history of dance in Cornwall, from the earliest references in Cornish literature to the dances of the folk revival today, collected by members of the Davey family, noted musicians and dance teachers. 45 dances are clearly  transcribed – social dances, broom dances, snail creeps, guise and furry dances – accompanied by tunes traditional and modern, for use in schools, festivals, workshops and country dances.

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> Listen to and download some of the tunes from Scoot Dances, Troyls, Furrys and Tea Treats

> Click here for a list of workshops and talks by Merv and Alison Davey

This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 25 June, 2009.
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