Celtic Folk Music and Culture

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 Title:  Irish dances : A collection of ten traditional sets
  Contributor:  Moylan, Terry (collector, editor); Breandan Breathnach (preface)
  Publisher:  Na Piobairi Uilleann
  Place of Publication:  Dublin
  Date of Publication:  1985
  Original Date of Publ:  1984
  Publication Number:  ISBN 0950974315
  Number of Pages:  x, 86 p.
  Binding Style:  Paperback
  Dimensions:  8.5 in.
  Contents:  The Kerry set -- The Monaghan set -- The Lancers -- The South Galway Reel set -- The Caledonian -- The Mazurka -- The Plain set -- The Castle set -- The Cuil Aodha set -- The Sliabh Luachra set
  Notes:  Provides descriptions of each set dance (six "figures" in each), plus brief descriptions of the origins or source of each set dance. Originally intended for teaching the set dances to school children. Appendices include descriptions of the steps, examples of the types of music (reel, jig, hornpipe, polka, and slide), a glossary of terms, and illustrations of the various dance positions.
  Format:  Book
  Subject - Culture:  Irish
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  Subject - Topic:  Dance
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  Subject - Genre:  Dance book