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Posted By: Peace
02-Oct-06 - 05:37 PM
Thread Name: Tune Req: Perth Glovers March
Subject: RE: Tune Req: Perth Glovers March
155. "Varia atque breviora: The Perth Glovers." Journal of the English Folk Dance and Song Society. Vol. 3 (Dec. 1937), no. 2, pp. 153-54.

Comments on surviving costume from the glovers' dance of Perth.

156. Wood, Melusine. "Some Notes on Trade Tools and Ritual Dance." Journal of the English Folk Dance and Song Society. Vol. 4 (Dec. 1945), no. 6, pp. 247-53.

Begins with a description of the Perth glovers' dance of 1633. Speculates about tools of different trades as originals of sword dance and rapper implements. (Reprinted in Allsop, Longsword Dances).

157. Wood, Melusine. "Varia atque breviora: Bells and Rapper at Perth." Journal of the English Folk Dance and Song Society. Vol. 3 (Dec. 1936), no. 1, p. 79.

Comments on evidence concerning the dance of the Perth glovers' guild.

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