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Scoot Dances

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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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London. The Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Gallery permanent exhibition of women in medicine.

First Sunday of every month, Redruth. Shout with the Red River singers.

Second Wednesday of every month, Luxulyan. Prys Ton Cornish Music Session.

21 August 2017, Whitby Folk Week, Southern Harvest a concert with Derek Schofield, Nick Dow, Bryony Griffith, Keith Kendrick & Sylvia Needham and Paul Sartin.

2931 August 2017, East Sussex. Pyba at Herstmonceaux Medieval Festival.

1 September 2017, Launceston. Cornish Dance Society Ceilidh with Pyba.

2 September 2017 to 6 January 2018, Southampton. Exhibition From Mile End to Mayfair: The East London Group & their contemporaries.

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29 September to 17 December 2017, Bow, London. Exhibition The Working Artist: The East London Group.

6 October 2017, Aldeburgh. Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Commemoration Weekend with talks, a play, music and the unveiling of a plaque.

20 October 2017, Penryn, Cornwall. Cornish songs from the Red River Singers at the National Dialect Festival 2017.

2022 October 2017, Penryn, Cornwall. National Dialect Festival 2017.

2 November 2017, St Columb Major, Cornwall. Hark! A talk about Cornish carols by Sally Burley and Hilary Coleman.

26 November 2017, Heartlands, Cornwall. Red River Singers at the Weekend Market.

14 December 2017, Bodmin, Cornwall. Shout at Picrous Night.

22 December 2017, St Day, Cornwall. Carols with the red River Singers and the Carharrack & St Day Silver Band.

24 December 2017, Tregajorran, Cornwall. Christmas Eve carols in the Square.