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Detailed Information for Seller's item number: 920
American Country-Dances. Volume I. Twenty-Eight Contra-Dances Largely from the New England States.
Author: Burchenal, Elizabeth, editor. Burchenal, Emma Howells, music arranger.
Publisher: G. Schirmer, NY [c1918]

xvi, 65 p., portrait front., diagrams, music; 30.5 cm. Piano Arrangements by Emma Howells Burchenal. "For this first volume of American Folk-Dances I have taken the "contra-dances" of rural New England, for this is one of the old, most truly American sections of our country, where many generations of the same stock have grown up undisturbed[!] by foreign influences, and where sufficient time has elapsed since the days of the early settlers for the building up of certain traditions and customs." 51 dances with diagrams & explications. Contents include alphabetical & classified indexes; Musical Illustrations of the Calls; Longways Dances; Steps; Figures; Circle; The Haymakers; Soldier's Joy; Portland Fancy; Virginia Reel; Devil's Dream; Chase the Squirrel; Old Zip Coon; Pop Goes the Weasel; Maid in the Pump-Room; Chorus Jig; Twin Sisters; Jefferson & Liberty; Hull's Victory; Beaus of Albany; Lady of the Lake; Speed the Plough; Boston Fancy; Green Mountain Volunteers; hornpipes; Trip to Nahant; Money Musk; Arkansas Traveler; John Brown; Old Dan Tucker. Printed grey wraps; bottom of spine torn, minor wear & soiling; VG. stock#920.

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