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The Sunday Class The Sunday Class Dance Book 1 with accompanying CD by     Marian Andersonís Scottish Dance Band
The   Sunday   Class   came   into   being   on   the   last   Sunday   in   January   2010   with   the   dream   of   booking Marian Anderson   &   her   Band   to   play   at   the   first   Dance.   The   inaugural Annual   Sunday   Class   Dance was   on   the   last   Sunday   (of   course!)   of   March   2011   where   Marian,   Max   &   Issy   played   to   a   sell-out event.
The Book contains full instructions and crib diagrams (by Keith Rose) for 15 new dances by 6 local devisers, with sheet music for 5 original tunes. On the CD there are 15 tracks for dances in the Book plus Marian’s own set for John Drewry’s ‘Ramadan-ce’, and a bonus track, ‘Barry & Doreen’s Continental Capers’ (with dance instructions and sheet music included in the CD booklet).
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… And the Ladies Wore Red 4 x 32 Reel Anne, Duchess of Waltham 1 x 80 Strathspey Includes an arrangement of Highland Cathedral Six Mile Road from Pitlochry 4 x (32S+32R) Medley The Twins’ Delight 3 x 32 Jig Three of Marian’s own tunes including Brenda & Jenny’s Jig - for the twins in the title Summer Sunday Strathspey 4 x 32 Strathspey Four tunes from Chris (& Nick) Dewhurst - the score for Jenny’s Magic Touch is in the Book History in the Making 3 x 32 Reel The Waltham Ladies 32S+32S+32J Medley Salute to Lark Hill 8 x 32 Jig Mrs Millar’s Strathspey 4 x 32 Strathspey Begins    with    a    new    tune    from    David    Page,    followed    by    the French melody Le Canal en Octobre The Dalston Jig 4 x 40 Jig Another of David Page’s compositions - Lammas Fair
The Hard Drive 8 x 32 Reel Driving   traditional   tunes   beginning   (and   ending)   with   The   Fairy Dance   and   including   Soldier’s   Joy,   Staten   Island   &   De’il   Amang   the Tailors Three Squared 9 x 32 Jig Unusual length - a dance for 9 individual dancers The Rutland Reel 8 x 40 Reel Two   tunes   by   Iain   MacPhail   -   Mrs   Mary   Printy   (requested   by   the dance deviser) and Miss C M Barbour Leaving Lunga 4 x 32 Strathspey The    original    pipe    march    composed    by    John    Gordon,    piper    to Col. Stewart MacDougall, the Laird of Lunga Estate   Tribute to Amanda 8 x 32 Reel The Black Bear and three traditional hornpipes! Ramadan-ce 8 x 32 Reel Marian’s    distinctive    and    very    popular    tune    set    of    Schubert, followed   by   traditional   Russian   and   Jewish   tunes,   and   finishing with Rondo Alla Turca by Mozart Barry & Doreen’s Continental Capers 4 x 32 Reel (2 chords) Marian’s own tribute to Barry & Doreen Steele
Track listing
The   fortnightly   Sunday   classes   have   a   dedicated   and   loyal   following   with   some   members   regularly   travelling   considerable   distances to   attend   and   the   ‘NewsE-mail’   issued   afterwards   is   now   sent   to   well   over   a   hundred   addressees. Amongst   these   members   are   some very   talented   dance   devisers   and   a   composer   (David   Page)   and   so,   logically,   the   next   project   should   be   our   own   TSC   Book   with accompanying CD - and I could ask no-one finer to record it than Marian Anderson and her Band.
After   a   tremendous   amount   of   effort,   the   long-anticipated   TSC   Dance   Book   1 with   accompanying   CD   by   Marian   Anderson’s   Scottish   Dance   Band   is   finally launched!
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