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  • Norah Link

    Norah Link Oct. 9, 2001, 4:30 p.m. (Message 27821)

    RE: Lady Hamilton's Strathspey / Turkish Dances

    Thank you Ken!
    
    regards,
    Norah
    
    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: Ken McFarland [mailto:xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxx.xxx]
    > Sent: October 3, 2001 7:29 PM
    > To: xxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx.xxx
    > Subject: RE: Lady Hamilton's Strathspey / Turkish Dances
    > 
    > 
    > 
    > > > From: Bruce Hamilton
    > > > John Drewry wrote it on Ken McFarland's tour to Turkey last
    > > > October, and
    > > > dedicated it to my wife, Jo Hamilton.  I have the directions here
    > 
    > >Has the dance been published yet?  Do you think John would 
    > object to >your 
    > >putting the full directions out on strathspey?
    > >Norah
    > 
    > I checked with John Drewry by telephone today, and he said 
    > that TACBooks has 
    > just published the dance in two books titled "The Turkish 
    > Book" (all dances 
    > from that trip to Turkey) and "Greenburn Book Vol 3", where 3 
    > or 4 dances 
    > from the trip are included. The Turkish trip stimulated him 
    > more than some 
    > other trips have: he wrote 20 new dances.
    > Eastern Promise is another good strathspey from the book, and 
    > The Whirling 
    > Dervishes is a challenging "vertiginous" reel! You can reach 
    > TACBooks by 
    > email at xxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxx.xx
    > 
    > Ken McFarland
    > 
    > 
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