Scottish dance beyond 1805 : reaction and regulation /

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Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge,, United Kingdom ; United States , p.1 online resource. (2020)

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(OCoLC)fst00887402, (OCoLC)fst01761748, bisacsh, Country dancing, Country dancing., Dance, Dance., fast, MUSIC / Ethnomusicology, MUSIC / General, Scotland.


Includes bibliographical references and index.<P><STRONG>PART I Historical context</STRONG> 1 Introduction 2 Francis Peacock: just a provincial eighteenth-century dancing master? 3 Francis Peacock: the significance of the music and dance of the Highlanders 4 How did they dance in the early nineteenth century? 5 Charlatans and simplifications 6 A successful provincial 'Professor': the early career of Adam 'Cosmo' Mitchell 7 Professionalising the professors: the later career of Adam 'Cosmo' Mitchell, and the transition from dancing master to dance teacher 8 From the Imperial Society of Dance Teachers to the Scottish Official Board of Highland Dancing: how dancing developed in Scotland between 1900 and 1955</P><B><P>PART II Contemporary context</B> 9 Rules and regulations: effects of standardisation on Highland dancing and piping in the late twentieth century 10 Bringing it full circle? Some reactions to regulation Appendix of tables</P>Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on February 05, 2020).