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Parisienne and Dances specially suited for Juveniles
ID JSS0475
Title Parisienne and Dances specially suited for Juveniles
Document Reference MS 3088
Format 165 x 256 mm
Medium Handwritten Manuscript
Item Type Manuscript
Subject Dance, Parisienne and dances for Juveniles
Item Description This excerpt is from a series of notebooks compiled by Skinner and his own dance teacher, William Scott. The notebooks were published under the title, A Guide to Fashionable Dancing. Parisienne This is simply the First Set. Arrange partners by forming two lines (as in Scotch reel). There being neither top or bottom couples. The music is only played half the usual length of time. This set only requires to be introduced to become a great favourite. Dances specially suited for Juveniles 'True grace in motion comes from art, not chance, As those move easiest who have learnt to dance; Dancing is to the body as learning to the mind, Just as the twig is bent so is the tree inclin'd.' La Corrillion or Clap-hand Dance. Tune - The Prince of Orange. The couples stand in a circle round the room. Lady on right of Gentleman. 1. All the Ladies Chasse in before the Gentlemen on their right. Set and turn them round. (Eight bars) 2. Couples face each other, give three claps with the hands, then three beats with the right foot. 3. Swing partner and pass her to Gentleman on right side. The Ladies do the same with every Gentleman and moving round to the right till they come to places; then the Gentlemen commence and do the same.
Creator James Scott Skinner and William Scott
Creator Manuscript James Scott Skinner
Publisher Charles Middleton, Keith
Time Period 1880s
Associated Dates: Creation c.1883
Associated Dates: Manuscript c.1883
Associated Dates: Publication 1884
Location University of Aberdeen
Collection Name Dance Notebooks

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