Chimes of Dunkirk (CD)

Catalog: NEDM1CD

Price: $15.00

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2010 revision of New England Dancing Masters’ classic collection of 20 traditional dances for children. First published in 1991, the editors have improved and updated the dance descriptions, and added several sections on teaching dance to children including tips on calling a dance and various strategies for choosing partners with children.

Includes simple longways dances, circle dances, square dances and contra dances. Ideas for teaching dance successfully in schools, a glossary of dance terms and transcriptions of the dance tunes are included.

CD recording features some of New England's finest dance musicians playing all the music needed to teach the dances. The revised CD includes three new recordings. Reels, jigs, polka and waltz are played dance length. The two square dances include singing calls on the recording.

You may also wish to consider the Chimes of Dunkirk instructional dance video.

Table of Contents: CD

Click on a tune to sample it! (Mp3 format)

  1. Chimes of Dunkirk
  2. Alabama Gal
  3. Sweets of May
  4. Galopede
  5. Galopede with special ending
  6. Willow Tree
  7. Heel & Toe Polka
  8. La Bastringue
  9. Blaydon Races
  10. Hey Ho Diddley Dum
  11. Haste to the Wedding
  12. Simple Square
  13. Redwing
  14. Jig Medley
  15. Reel Medley
  16. Waltz

Publisher: New England DM
Catalog Number: NEDM1CD