Essence of SCD (was changing tunes)

Martin Campoveja

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Does anyone know why the Reel of Mey and Gentle Shephard are supposed ot be
danced more slowly th

2009/3/26 Becky Sager <xxxxxx3@xxxx.xxx>

> It sure is a challenge dancing The Reel of Mey to Jimmy Shand! In Book 22
> it is labelled quite clearly Slow 6/8, and while the recent RSCDS recording
> has a pace of 36.2, Jimmy Shand's is 31.6. We practiced the dance to Jimmy
> Shand but danced it at the monthly Social to one of the slower recordings,
> to our great relief.
>
> Becky
>
> Becky Sager
> Marietta GA USA
>
> ---------- Original Message ----------
> From: "mlamontbrown" <xxxxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxxx.xxx>
> To: <xxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx.xxx>
> Subject: RE: Essence of SCD (was changing tunes)
> Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2009 18:15:46 -0000
>
> while I
> like the Society recording for "Reel of Mey", it is nowhere near the
> challenge it
> used to be when dancing it to Jimmy Shand.
>
> Malcolm
>
> Malcolm L Brown
> York (UK)
>
>

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