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  • Alan Paterson

    Alan Paterson Oct. 8, 2001, 3:01 p.m. (Message 27780)

    Re: Don't give credit to devisers

    Peter Hastings wrote:
    > 
    > > All descriptions, cribs and ball programmes should
    > > ALWAYS mention the deviser for every dance.
    > 
    > It is _much_ more useful to cite a source from which a copy of the dance can
    > be obtained. I suspect that few devisors (statistics please, Alan) publish
    > leaflets and books of only their own dances - most (wild guess) publish the
    > occasional dance in compilations published by groups and Branches.
    
    I have a list of 1643 dance devisers. 187 of these are noted as being 'solo'
    producers of publications.
    
    I.e. 11%
    
    
    Alan
          

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