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Benjamin Stein

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XXxxxxx@xxx.xxx wrote:

> And then there is Money Musk which retains the triple minor format but is
> danced as a reel in 24 bars. The tune is played as a reel, also. The circle
> and 6 bar reel of 3 is gone, replaced by a right and left with the couple
> above.
> Cheers,
> Sylvia Miskoe, Concord, NH USA
>
> --
> XXxxxxx@xxx.xxx

For more on this read the little pamphlet called "Notes on Evolution" (I think it
was by Foss) which, among other things, uses Money Musk as an illustration to
describe how the original Scottish dance evolved, through several stages, into
the New England version.

Thanks Sylvia

Ben Stein
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