The new manual - what's changed?

Colleen Putt

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May I have a copy as well? (xxxxx@xxxxx.xxxxx.xx.xx)
cheers and thanks,
Colleen

> Rosemary,
>
> Please send me a copy.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Jay Andrews
> xxxxxxx@xxxxx.xxx
> Alwxandria, VA, USA
>
> At 08:10 PM 10/02/2005 -0700, you wrote:
> >I've written a review of the new Manual for our newsletter. I'll send it
> >to Chris, and to anyone else interested. It's too long for a Strathspey
> >posting.
> >
> >Rosemary Coupe
> >Vancouver
> >
> >----- Original Message ----- From: <xxxxx1xxxxxx@xxx.xxx>
> >To: <xxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx.xxx>
> >Sent: Sunday, October 02, 2005 12:30 PM
> >Subject: The new manual - what's changed?
> >
> >
> >>I've just received a copy of the new manual, and I've been leafing
> >>through it. I know that some 'strathspeyers' have had the new manual for
> >>a while now, and I'm wondering if anyone is making an inventory of
> >>significant changes, and if they'd care to share it, on or off list.
> >>
> >>For what it's worth, the main things I've noticed so far, are:
> >>
> >>1. Numbered sub-headings within each chapter. This should make it easier
> >>to refer to specific topics.
> >>2. A picture showing Triumph being danced 2 or 3 hundred years ago (or
> more?)
> >>3. The new RSCDS management structure
> >>4. Diagrams showing 'tulloch turns'.
> >>5. A substantially revised music chapter, by Muriel Johnstone.
> >>6. Suggestions about music that could be used for teaching steps (section
> >>8.5)
> >>7. An Appendix showing the publication dates for RSCDS dance books.
> >>
> >>So far as I'm concerned, these are worthwhile improvements. The only
> >>thing I'm sad about is the perpetuation of the bizarre diagrams (my
> >>opinion, of course) for bar 3 of the men's and ladies' chains. I know
> >>this subject has been brought up on the list before, but hope springs
> >>eternal :-)
> >>
> >>Chris (in Dorset, UK)
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