Dirk Dance

Dirk Dance

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The dance was recorded by J. F. and T. M. Flett in their book, Traditional Step-Dancing in Scotland, after they learned it from Mary Isdale Mac Nab of Vancouver. She in turn had learned the dance in the 1900s from Scottish piping and dance champion, D.C. Mather. Another dirk dance, now lost, involved two dancers. In this dance, one is "killed" with the dirk, but then resurrected by his/her sorrowful partner. A dirk dance from the Isle of Man was also recovered by Manx folk researcher, Mona Douglas. In this version, the dancer wields a dagger.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 95g
  • Tort
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136278219
  • 9786136278216