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By Drew Beisswenger

North American mess around song: A learn and knowledge Guide is the 1st large-scale annotated bibliography and study consultant at the mess around traditions of the USA and Canada. those nations, either one of that have huge immigrant populations in addition to local populations, have maintained mess around traditions that, whereas occasionally devoted to old-world or local types, usually characteristic combined parts from a variety of traditions. for this reason, researchers of the mess around traditions in those nations cannot in basic terms discover parts of fiddling practices drawn from quite a few areas of the realm, but in addition examine how various mess around traditions can engage and alter. as well as together with brief essays and listings of assets in regards to the complete variety of mess around traditions in these international locations, it additionally discusses chosen assets approximately mess around traditions in different nations that experience inspired the traditions within the usa and Canada.

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De Ville, Paul. Treasures of the Ballroom: A Collection of Thirty-Three Dances: For Violin and Piano. New York: Carl Fischer, 1891. (Carl Fischer’s Music Library Edition, no. ) [NR] 45. De Ville, Paul. The Universal Favorite Contra Dance Album: Reels, Hornpipes, Jigs, Etc. New York: Carl Fischer, 1905. Music. ). Both include 100 tunes. 46. De Ville, Paul, and Maurice Gould. Universal Album of 200 Jigs, Reels, Hornpipes, Etc. For the Piano. New York: Carl Fischer, 1912. 90 p. ) Music. Organized by hornpipes, reels, jigs, straight jigs, clogs, Highland flings, strathspeys, Irish lilts, essences, contra dances, walk-arounds, miscellaneous.

The Old Fiddler’s Contest Collection. W. ]. 48 p. Music. M40. Sections include “Promiscuous Figures,” “Fancy and Contra Dances, No. 1,” “Fancy and Contra Dances, No. ” This collection is undated, but citations for works listed in ads at the end of the book suggest it was likely published in the mid-1910s. 125. Laufman, Dudley, and Jacqueline Laufman. Traditional Barn Dances with Calls & Fiddling. Champaign, IL: Human Kinetics, 2009. xix, 193 p . , music, photos + 2 compact discs + 1 DVD. ISBN: 0736076123.

It also includes a chapter titled “History of Traditional Barn Dance,” and many short essays about a variety of topics related to the music and how to play it. It includes two CDs of dance tunes, a DVD, bibliographical references, and a glossary. Major general categories 25 126. Levine, Eric. 20 Medleys for Fiddle: A Collection of 69 Tunes Arranged for Contra and Square Dance: Including Waltzs, Polkas, and Twin Fiddle Parts. [United States]: Levine, 1988. M40. The tunes are arranged into medleys of from two to four tunes (mainly three).

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