Chimes of Dunkirk: Great Dances for Children - 2010 Edition

Chimes of Dunkirk - book /cd

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 our Chimes of Dunkirk instructional dance video.

Book and CD $32, Book $17, CD $15

Chimes of Dunkirk - Book Contents
  1. Introduction
  2. Dances in Longways Sets
    • Chimes of Dunkirk
    • Alabama Gal
    • Durham Reel
    • The Sweets of May
    • Galopede
    • Virginia Reel
    • Willow Tree
    • Foula Reel
  3. Circle Dances
    • Heel and Toe Polka
    • La Bastringue
    • Blaydon Races
    • Lucky Seven
  4. Sicilian Circle Dances
    • Black Joke
    • Haste to the Wedding
    • Dip for the Oyster
  5. Square Dances
    • Simple Square
    • Redwing
  6. Contra Dances
    • Jefferson and Liberty
    • Haste to the Wedding
    • Broken Sixpence
  7. Selection of Dance Tunes
  8. Choosing Partners
  9. Glossary
  10. Other Resources
  11. Chimes of Dunkirk CD Contents

    Click on a tune to sample it!

    1. Chimes of Dunkirk
    2. Alabama Gal
    3. Sweets of May
    4. Galopede
    5. Willow Tree
    6. Heel & Toe Polka
    7. La Bastringue
    8. Black Joke
    9. Haste to the Wedding
    10. Simple Square
    11. Redwing
    12. Jig Medley
    13. Reel Medley
    14. Waltz
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