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Handbook of European National Dances 

Vintage folk dance series first published in the 1940s

Small colorful 5" x 7½" hardcovers, 40pp

Printed in London or New York

 

Specific volumes pictured here:

C7-1   $22.     Dances of Austria

Katharina Breuer  New York 1948

Good condition, slight shelf wear to dust jacket

  • Austrian map, introduction, general information
  • Step notation and music- Das Huëtamadl, Schuastapolka, TheSteyrishcer, and The Schulplattler
  • Description of Austrian folk costumes with 4 color plates

C7-3 $22.     Dances of Czechoslovakia

Mila Lubinová New York 1949

Good condition; dust jacket worn and torn

  • Czechoslovak map, introduction, general information
  • Step notation and music - Kalamajka eastern & western; Do Kola; Latovák
  • Description of Czechoslovak folk costumes with 4 color plates 

More volumes pictured here:

C7-4 $22      Dances of Denmark

Poul Lorenzen & Jeppe Jeppesen  London 1950

Good condition; dust jacket slightly worn; costume stickers pasted inside back cover

  • Map of Denmark, introduction, general information
  • Step notation and music - To Ting; Otte Mans Dans; Firetur; Sönderhoning
  • Description of Danish folk costumes with 4 color plates

 

C7-5 $22.      Dances of Finland

Yngvar Heikel & Anni Collan     New York 1948

Good condition; dust jacket slightly worn, spots

  • Map of Finland, introduction, general information
  • Step notation and music for Taneli; Sahan Katrilli; Kökar Engelska; Själaskuttan
  • Description of Finnish folk costumes with 4 color plates

 

C7-6 $22.      Dances of France: I - Brittany & Bourbonnais

Claudie Marcel-Dubois & Marie Marguerite Andral     London 1950

Good condition; dust jacket slightly worn; repaired tears

  • Map of Brittany & Bourbonnais, France, introduction, general information
  • Step notation and music for Gavotte de Pont-Aven; Ridée de Baud; La Chieb; La Bourrée Bourbonnaise
  • Description of French folk costumes with 4 color plates

Others in the series have the same format, in similar condition.  $22. each. Ask for specific information for these books:

  • France II – Provence & Alsace
  • Germany; Hungary; Rumania
  • Spain I – South, Centre, North-West
  • Spain II – North-East & East
  • Switzerland; Yugoslavia

Dance a While – Harris, Pittman, Waller - $15.

1978 edition pictured, also 1959 and 1969 editions

large spiral bound soft covers

used copies, very good condition, minor shelfwear

classic dance instruction reference

  • basic info for recreational dance
  • dance instructions
  • descriptions of major forms of dance
  • directions for 260+ individual dances
  • over 60 international folk dances
  • classified index of folk dances
  • cultural background of international dances
  • style development suggestions 

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