Enjoy an instant download of the the complete instructional video series, Parts 1 &  2 - Scottish Country Dancing  PLUS Performance Dancing with the Red Thistle Dancers, which provides details for 13 medleys suitable for performance.

 

This offering consists of three separate downloads in mv4 format:

 

  • Scottish Country Dancing with the Red Thistle Dancers Part 1 (45 minutes) - 1.36 GB

 

  • Scottish Country Dancing with the Red Thistle Dancers Part 2 (75 minutes) - 1.36 GB

 

  • Performance Dancing with the Red Thistle Dancers (60 minutes) - 0.72 GB


 

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Scottish Country Dancing with The Red Thistle Dancers Part 1 (45 minutes)

 

 

This digital download is Ideal for teachers and classes, or new and intermediate dancers who want to improve their technique.  The basics of Scottish Country Dancing are presented in a clear and succinct format. Steps and figures are broken down by the dancers for easy understanding and the commentary provides additional instruction.

 

In addition to steps and figures, complete dances are included which further demonstrate the figures and the progression within the set. 

 


  • All  basic steps shown in close-up and slow motion

  • 13 common formations, walked through bar by bar and danced with voice-over commentary

  • 8 full dances with visual and verbal explanation of set progression

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Steps included are:

 

Fast tempo: skip change of step; pas de basque; slip step

 

Strathspey tempo: strathspey traveling step; common schottische or strathspey setting

 

In both tempi: basic foot positions and linking of steps

 

Figures Included: Circles; turns with one or two hands; chase in single file; stepping up and down; casting up and off; lead down the middle and up; set and cross over; set and cast off; set and change places; advance and retreat; dance back to back; wheels with the right and left hand; rights and lefts; turn corner partner; grand chain

 

 

Dances included: The Birks of Invermay; Charles Stuart; Tweedbridge Court; The Maids of Currie; The Bramble Bush; Light and Airy; The Reel of the 51st Division

 

 

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Scottish Country Dancing With the Red Thistle Dancers - Part 2 AND Performance Dancing with the Red Thistle Dancers

 

This combination download consists of two separate sections, the first of which is a continuation tutorial with step breakdown and explanations as well as illustrations of technique within specially selected dances for the Intermediate Level dancer.

 

A second bonus download of specially selected medleys for use in performance is provided with ideas and techniques for staging public performances.


  • Intermediate SCD figures shown in close-up and slow motion

  • Patterns walked through with drumbeat

  • Voice-over explanation of figures and patterns

  • 18 dances set to excellent live music

  • Performance dancing at several levels

  • 10 full medleys for varying spaces and audiences

  • Ideas for interesting choreography for demonstration or performance

  • The perfect gift to demonstrate or introduce Scottish Country Dancing to family and friends

DOWNLOAD SET - "Scottish Country Dancing - Parts 1 & 2" & "Performance Dancing"

SKU: 22
$40.00Price
  • All files are in mv4 format and should be playable on standard video players. See the m4v wikipedia entry for more information.

     

    • Scottish Country Dancing with the Red Thistle Dancers Part 1 (45 minutes) - 1.36 GB

     

    • Scottish Country Dancing with the Red Thistle Dancers Part 2 (75 minutes) - 1.36 GB

     

    • Performance Dancing with the Red Thistle Dancers (60 minutes) - 0.72 GB

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