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Favourite dances in Carsphairn in the 1940s.

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Title - Favourite dances in Carsphairn in the 1940s.
Contributors - William Dickson; Agnes Dickson
Reporters - Jo Miller

Summary - Favourite dances in Carsphairn in the 1940s.

The favourite dances in the 1940s in Carsphairn were eightsome reels, quadrilles, Highland Schottische, Lancers, and Drops of Brandy. Foursome reels were only done at country dancing. They also danced the 'La Va' (Lavalle). Mr and Mrs Dickson have a lot of old records, including possibly Jimmy Shand's band playing the tune for this dance. Mrs Dickson likes his playing of the 'Bluebell Polka'.

Track Duration (h:m:s) - 00:02:19
Date Recorded - 1985.06.03
Language - English
Genre - Information, Other
Collection - School of Scottish Studies

Track ID - 40943
Original Tape ID - SA1985.067
Original Track ID - SA1985.067.B2
Audio Quality - Good
Audio Format - R2R



Item Location:
  County - Kirkcudbrightshire
  Parish - Carsphairn
  Village - Carsphairn

Item Notes -

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