Great Strathspey Anniversary Challenge: Update

Pia Walker

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What about having a dance/walk/evaluation in both St Andrews fortnights?

Pia
----- Original Message -----
From: "Anselm Lingnau" <xxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx.xxx>
To: <xxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx.xxx>
Sent: Wednesday, June 25, 2003 10:25 PM
Subject: Great Strathspey Anniversary Challenge: Update

> Many of the devisers and testing volunteers may have been wondering
> what became of the Great Strathspey Anniversary Challenge. I ought to
> have sent the dances out for review a LONG time ago but I've been
> utterly swamped with real work (not to mention trifles like going off to
> France for a wonderful week of dancing and good company -- thanks
Martin!).
>
> The current status is this: I have received a whole lot of submissions
> and after weeding out the ones that had obviously nothing to do with
> the prescribed theme we are just short of 20 dances to try. The
> submissions have been suitably anonymized and put into RSCDS standard
> terminology (where appropriate) and are now sitting on my laptop's hard
> disk ready to be assigned to the volunteers and mailed out. I still
> need to finish the anonymized music, though.
>
> This implies two things: First, the schedule for the project has
> slipped considerably, and it's my fault -- but I'm not about to lose
> sleep over this, since this is supposed to be fun, and I have lots of
> other matters to take care of which merit insomnia to a far greater
> extent. In any case there will be a suitable extension of the review
> period to allow for class summer breaks and so on.
>
> Second, there is still room for additional volunteers in the review
> process. So if you think you would have liked to volunteer but missed
> the boat, this is your last chance to be part of the first
> group-devised peer-reviewed dance book publication project on the
> Internet -- and with nearly 20 dances to test-drive, I think we could
> use some extra help! I'll be away on yet another business trip for most
> of next week, so if I get your e-mail by next Friday you're in.
>
> I'll be sending out the dances during the week after that, with an
> expected return date of, say, 30 September, so the book may still hit
> the shelves in time for Christmas :^)
>
> Anselm
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