Reviews of Books and Records

  Vol. No. Pg.
Abe & Malka's 100 Guitar Accompaniment Patterns 11 12 34
Advanced Square Dance Figures of West & Southwest (Owens & Ruth) 2 8 31
Alcazar Records 13 2 23
All Join Hands (Lanie Memamid) 13 2 32
American Country Dances, 1775-1795 (Kelley & Sweet) 12 06 37
American Country Dances (Connecticut Communtity Arts) (LP) 12 8 32
American Country Dances, 1775-1795 (Keller/Sweet) 12 3 21
American Country Dances, 1775-1795 (LP) 12 6 38
American Country Dances, 24 (James Morrison) 12 6 39
American Fiddle Tunes (Library of Congress) 10 10 25
American Folk Music (Library of Congress) (15 LPs) 13 12 10
American Garland, An (Charles Herding Firth) 10 1 23
American Place Names (Alfred H. Holt) 7 12 31
American Square Dances (ed. Dot Burgin, Pub. 1949) 1 5 30
American Square Dances of West & Southwest (Lee Owens) 1 9 22
American Stage to World War 1 (Don Wilmeth) 13 3 37
Ancient Mysteries Described (William Hone) 10 4 31
Ancient Songs and Ballads (Joseph Ritson) 10 4 30
Applejack With Bob McQuillen (LP) 13 11 31
Apted Book of Country Dances (Pub1ished by E.F.D.S.S.) 12 6 37
At The Sign of the Barber's Pole (William Andrews) 10 5 35
B(b) Book, The ("B flat") (S.Miskoe & J.M.Graetz) 13 11 30
Backwoods Fiddle Tunes (Andy DeJarlis) (LP) 13 11 30
Balance and Swing (Ted Sannella) 14 4 35
Ballad of Tom Dula (John Foster West) 10 7 38
Ballads Migrant in New England (Helen Hartness) 4 4 32
Bear Went Over The Mountain (R. B. Downs, Editor) 11 3 24
Belknap's March & Other Dance ...(Bill Wellington) 14 8 29
Big Circle Mountain Dance Music (LP) 11 2 36
Big Circle Mountain Dance Music (LP) 12 8 31
Brand New Old Time Fiddle Tunes (V. Williams, ed.) 14 7 31
Bundling, Origins, Progress, Decline (Henry Stiles) 13 2 31
Burl Ives Song Book 4 4 31
By Popular Demand (LP) 13 8 30
Caller/Teacher Manual For Contras (Don Armstrong) 11 8 34
Caller/Teacher Manual for Contras (Don Armstrong) 14 5 33
Callison Hall Jig (Don Armstrong) (45 rpm) 13 11 30
Campbell Family Fiddlers (LP for listening) 14 3 26
Canterbury Country Dance Orchestra (LP) 11 1 30
Canterbury Orchestra Meets F & W String Band (LP) 11 5 34
Cape Breton Symphony Fiddle (LP) 13 5 30
Case For the Sea Serpent (Rupert Thomas Gould) 10 1 22
Castles In The Air -Miller Brothers (LP) 12 7 42
Cecil Sharp, His Life & Work (Maud Karpeles) 9 4 31
Century of Ballads (John Ashton) 10 3 42
Childhood of Fiction (John A. MacCulloch) 11 8 36
Children's Rhymes, Games, Songs, etc. (Robert Ford) 9 9 34
Chinese Folk Dances (Yang Chang Shong) 12 3 23
Christmas Traditions (William Muir Auld) 9 11 27
Churchyard Literature (John Robert Kippax) 10 2 26
Clawhammer Banjo (Miles Krassen) 11 12 34
Clem Myers [New England Fiddler] (LP) 14 3 26
Collection of Folklore: Folksongs (Burton & Manning) 9 8 36
Colonial Days in Old New York (Alice Morse Earle) 9 9 33
Colonial Virginia (Mary Newton Stanard) 10 5 34
Come And Trip It (LP) 13 8 29
Compleat Guide to Survival Social Dance (C. Howard) 13 7 26
Complete Book:,..bf Square Dancing (Betty Casey) 12 11 31
Contra Dance Book (Holden, Kaltman & Kulbitsky) 5 11 34
Contra Dances (Canterbury Orchestra) [45rpm] 11 12 35
Contra Dances w/calls by Jerry Helt (LP) 12 4 30
Contra Records - Lloyd Shaw Foundation (10-45's) 12 4 30
Counting-Out Rhymes of Children (Henry C. Bolton) 10 2 26
Country Dance Book, The (Tolman and Page) 12 6 41
Creation in Dance and Life (Margaret Morris) 11 6 31
Curiosities of Medical Experience (J.G. Millingen) 10 5 35
Curiosities of Indo-European Tradition (W.K. Kelly) 10 6 31
Curious Creatures in Zoology (John Ashton) 10 8 31
Dakota Square Dance Book (J. Leonard Jennewein) 2 8 33
Dance Experience (N.H. Nadel & C.G. Nadel, eds.) 10 5 34
Dance Music: Square & Clog (LP) 14 5 34
Dance Quotations, 18th & Early 19th Centuries 9 10 32
Dance a While (Harris, Pittman & Waller) 9 7 19
Dances From Woodland (Norman Cazden) 5 4 26
Dances of Early California (Lucile K.Czarnowski) 2 8 32
Danses Pour Veilees Canadiennes (LP) 12 3 22
Devil's Ditties, In Kentucky (Jean Thomas) 12 8 38
Dick's Quadrille Call-Book (Behrens Publ. Co.) 3 12 12
Dizzy Dances (Gene Hubert) 14 8 28
The Doctor in History, Literature, Folklore (Wm. Andrews) 13 4 35
Double Square Dance Yearbook (S. I. O. - 1982-83) 14 8 28
Down East, Out West [Fiddle] (Frank Ferrel) (LP) 14 5 34
E. Tenn. State Univ. collection. Folklore, etc. 9 4 31
Easy Level (Bob Howell, Cathy & Stan Burdick) 14 2 41
Eight Yards of Calico (Paul Hunt) 3 2 30
English Folk Dancing With The Southerners (LP) 12 8 31
English Gypsies & Their Language (Charles Leland) 10 8 31
English Table in History & Literature (Charles Cooper) 10 6 32
Epitaphs, Graveyard Humor & Eulogy (W.H. Beable) 11 5 40
Essays, Humor, & Poems of Nathaniel Ames 10 5 35
Ethnology in Folklore (George Laurence Gomme) 9 11 27
Etymological Dictionary/Family Names (Wm. Arthur) 10 8 30
F & W String Band, Vol. 1. (LP) 10 1 21
F & W String Band, Vol. 2 (LP) 11 1 30
Family Names & Their Story (Sabine Baring-Gould) 10 1 23
Festin Folklorique, 22 violons (LP) 14 5 34
Fete Carignan. Ballet Suite (LP) 14 5 35
Fiddle Book, The (Marion Thede) 9 9 32
Fiddle Tunes (F. Ferrel & G. Townsend) (LP) 13 2 33
Fiddle Tunes, Omer Marcoux (S. Miskoe & J. Paul) 13 8 27
Fiddler On The Loose (Myllie Barron) (LP) 14 7 32
Fiddler Vivian Williams 13 6 35
Fiddler's Fancy, Music of Skinner & Marshall (LP) 13 8 28
Fifty Musical Mixers (Ray & Arvid Olson) 5 11 34
Fireside String Band (LP) 12 6 38
Folk Dance of Japan (Hiroyakilkema) 13 11 29
Folk Dances For Fun (Jane Farwell) 5 1 50
Folk Dances From Poland, Vol.3 (LP) 14 5 35
Folk Dances in Labanotation (Venable & Burk) 6 12 40
Folk Dances Of French Canada (LP) 12 12 41
Folk Festivals & The Foreign Community (G.Spicer) 12 8 38
Folk Fiddling From Sweden (LP) 11 11 33
Folk Music & Dance of Ireland (B. Breathnach) 13 3 36
Folk Songs of Europe (Maud Karpeles, ed.) 9 5 35
Folk Songs of Old New England(Eloise H. Linscott) 11 12 34
Folk Traditions in Yugoslavia (Julijana Vuco, ed) 9 5 34
Folklife & Federal Government (Library of Congress) 13 3 16
Folklore as an Historical Science (G. L. Gomme) 10 3 41
Folklore Calendar (George Long - London, 1930) 10 5 35
Folklore, Customs...Shakespeare (Mitchell, et al.) 13 4 36
Folklore de Chez Nous [Fr. Can. Music] (LP) 12 12 41
Folklore du Quebec (LP) 13 9 29
Folklore of Plants (T.F. Thiselton-Dyer) 9 7 28
Folklore of the American Land (Duncan Enrich) 11 7 29
Folklore of The Jews (Dr. Angelo S. Rappoport) 11 5 41
Folklore of the Teeth (Leo Kanner) 9 8 34
Folklore of Women (T.F. Thiselton-Dyer) 9 7 28
Folksongs II (T.G. Burton & A.N.Manning, eds.) 10 1 22
For The Children's Hour (Bailey & Lewis) 13 2 31
Forest Folklore, Mythology, etc.(Alex. Porteous) 9 10 30
Forgotten Books of American Nursery (R. Halsey) 10 3 41
Foxfire Book, The 11 2 37
Foxfire Book #2 (intro by Elliot Wigginton) 11 7 30
French-Canadian Music, Bob Hill & Carignan Bros. 5 1 51
French-Canadian Dances (Joseph Allard) (LP) 14 3 25
French Dances, Vo1.2 (Louise & Germain Hebert) 9 4 30
Games & Parties the Year Round (Nellie M. Lewis) 9 6 37
Games of Children (Henry Bett) 9 11 26
Gleanings from Chinese Folklore (Nellie N.Russel) 11 7 30
Graham Townsend [Canadian Fiddler] (LP) 14 8 29
Grammar of the Art of Dancing (Zorn, 1885) 12 3 22
Grand Country Ball (LP) 13 8 29
Grimm's Household Tales (Jakob L.K. Grimm) 10 4 31
Grumbling Old Woman, The (Donna Hinds, Ed.)9 13 11 29
Guide To Dancing (Heiner Fischle) 14 8 28
Guide/Recreation Leaders (Bannerman & Fakkema) 12 4 28
Gypsies of Grenada (Augustus John, et al.) 10 3 40
Gypsy Fires in America (Irving H. Brown) 12 4 29
Gypsy Music (Balint Sarosi) 14 5 33
Hand of Destiny (C.J.S. Thompson) 10 8 29
Handbook of Couple Dances (Martin H. Trieb) 5 3 52
Handbook of Square Dances (Ed Bossing) 3 12 12
Handy Book of Curious Information (Wm.S. Walsh) 10 3 41
Haunted Houses (Camille Flammarion) 11 3 24
Heather & Yon (Berkeley Scottish. Players) (LP) 13 3 37
Henri Landry [French-Canadian Fiddle] (LP) 14 3 26
Heritage Dances of Early America 12 5 42
Heritage Dances of Early America 12 6 36
Honor Your Partner (Ed Durlacher) Pub, c. 1948 1 1 33
House Names Around the World (Joyce C. Miles) 11 7 30
How to Dance (Thomas E. Parson) 9 12 37
How to Teach Folk & Square Dances (Czarnowski/McKay) 4 4 32
Hungarian Folk Song & Folk Instruments (J. Manga) 10 12 17
In Days of the Pilgrim Fathers (Mary Crawford) 11 5 40
In Old Connecticut (Charles B. Todd) 10 4 30
In Old New England (Originally pub1ished 1885) 12 1 32
Index, English & American Chapbooks, etc. Harvard Library 10 2 25
Instant Hash (Holden & Litman) [Revised by B.B. Wilder] 7 10 22
International Folk Dance (Cecile Gilbert) 9 11 26
Introduction to Folklore (Marian Roalfe Cox) 9 6 36
Invitation To North America (Stubbs & Richards) (LP) 13 3 37
Irish Traditonal Fiddle Music (Rodney Miller & Jack Perron) 11 12 35
Itinerant Musicians License (LP) 11 7 31
Jazz Dance, Recreational (Ann I. Czompo) 13 8 28
Jean Carignan Pays Homage to Joseph Allard (LP) 12 11 32
Jean Carignan Plays Coleman, Morrison, Skinner (LP) 13 4 34
Jean Carignan, Fiddler [LP] (booklet included) 11 11 34
Joe Cormier, The Dances Down Home (LP) 13 8 28
Joe Cormier, Dances Down Home [Cape Breton] (LP) 14 8 30
John Campbell - Cape Breton Violin Music (LP) 14 8 30
John Pitts, Ballad Printer (Leslie Shepard) 10 5 365
Judeo-Spanish Ballads (Armistead & Silverman, eds.) 10 12 17
Kiss and its History, The (Christopher Nyrop) 9 10 30
Kitchen Junket (1 LP with calls, 1 w/o calls) 12 11 33
Knock Wood! (Daniel Eerforth) 12 4 29
L'Esprit D'Bois, with Marcel Carignan (LP) 12 12 42
La Bastringue et Autres Dancieries (LP) 13 9 29
La Famille Beaudoin [French Canadian Music] (LP) 12 12 40
La Famille Verret [French Canadian Music] (LP) 12 12 40
La Famille Verret, Vol. 2 (LP) 13 12 34
La Turlutaine [French Canadian Traditional Airs] (LP) 12 12 41
Leaves of Life (Mitzie Collins) (LP) 13 7 27
Legends & Superstitions of the Sea (F. S. Bassett) 11 5 35
Let's Dance Country Style with The Southerners (LP) 11 7 31
Let's Dance to The Southerners (45rpm) 11 7 31
Let's Dance, Country Style (R. Smedley & J.Tether) 11 7 29
Life & Times of James Catnach (Charles Hindley) 10 6 32
Line Dance Manual (Grant F. Longley) 13 2 32
Living Country Blues (Harry Oster) 10 2 27
Louis Beaudoin, Fiddler (LP) 11 11 34
Louis Boudreault, French Canadian Fiddling (LP) 13 6 35
Madame Therese Rioux- Fiddle Music (LP) 13 9 29
Magic of the Horseshoe (Robert Means Lawrence) 9 8 34
Master Collector Series(P.Carty& M.0'Connor)(LP) 11 12 36
Mazes and Labyrinths (William H. Matthews) 10 8 30
McGreevy & Cooley, Irish Music (LP) 12 6 39
Memorials of A Half Century (Beta Hubbard) 13 2 30
Mid-Century Child & Books (Caroline M. Newins) 10 3 41
Minnesota Scandinavian Ensemble (3 LPs) 12 11 33
Minstrelsy Of Maine (F.H. Eckstrom & M.W. Smith) 11 8 35
Mistwold (Canterbury Orchestra) (LP) 11 11 34
Modern Contra Dancing (Herbie Gaudreau) 10 8 29
Modern Style Contra Dance Party(Leger-Whynot) (LP) 14 7 32
Moon Lore (Timothy Harley) [re-publ. from 1885] 9 10 29
Musiciens Tradition Quebecois, Jean Carignan (2LPs) 14 5 34
Mystery and Lure of Perfume (C.J.S. Thompson) 10 3 42
Myths & Folklore of Ireland (Jeremiah Curtin) 9 8 35
Myths & Legends of Our Own Land (C.M. Skinner) 9 12 38
N.E. Area Square Dance Calls & Figures (Single/Partner) 12 6 37
National Music of America (Louise C. Elson) 12 11 29
Needle Notes for Square Dancers (Judy Ross Smith) 13 7 26
Negro Myths From Georgia Coast (Charles C. Jones) 10 6 30
Nelson Music Collection, The (arr. Newton Tolman) 10 1 21
Nelson Music Collection [LP] (Tolman & Gilbert) 11 1 29
New England Chestnuts (Miller Brothers) (LP) 13 9 28
New England Chestnuts 2 (Miller Brothers) (LP) 14 1 46
New England Contra Dance Music (LP) 13 8 29
New England Fiddler's Reportoire (Randy Miller) 14 6 35
New England Legends & Folklore (Samuel A. Drake) 9 10 30
Nooks & Corners of New England Coast (Samuel A. Drake) 10 6 30
Norse Mythology (Peter A. Munch) 10 4 30
Nursery Rhymes of England(J.O. Halliwell-Phillips) 10 3 40
O'Neill's Music of Ireland 11 3 18
O.A.T.A. Reel (Roger Whynot) (45rpm) 14 6 36
Observations on the Popular Antiquities of Great Britain (Sir Henry Ellis, ed.) 10 1 22
Okay, Let's Try a Contra ....etc. (Dudley Laufman) 11 6 32
Old Cookery Books & Ancient Cuisine (W.C.Hazlitt) 10 5 36
Old Country Life [in England] (S. Baring-Gould) 9 12 39
Old Favorites, McGuffy Readers (H.G.Minnich, ed.) 9 12 38
Old Paths & Legends of New England (K. M. Abbott) 11 6 33
Old Paths & Legends,N.E.Border (K.M.Abbott) 11 6 34
Old Tyme Night with Jimmy Shand (LP) 13 5 31
One Hundred & One Singing Calls (ed. Frank Lyman) 1 5 31
One Thousand Fiddle Tunes (published by M.M. Cole Co.) 1 11 13
Orkney Fiddle Music (LP) 13 7 27
Pages/Pictures/ForgottenChildren's Books (A. Tuer) 10 2 26
Partners All-Places All (M. Kirkell/I. Schaffnet) 1 1 34
Pedlar's Pack of Ballads (William Hugh Logan) 9 11 26
Pennsylvania Place Names (A. Howry Espenshade) 9 12 39
Phillipe Bruneau, Accordionist (LP) 11 11 33
Phrase Craze Squares w/Dick Leger (LP) 12 8 31
Pleasures of the Table (George H.Ellwanger) 10 4 31
Polish Folk Dances From Silesia (LP) 11 12 36
Popular Rhymes & Nursery Tales (John R. Smith) 10 3 40
Popular Rhymes of Scotland (Robert Chambers) 10 3 42
Portrait du Vieux Kebec (8 LPs, French-Canadien Music) 12 1 33
Proverb Lore (Frederick E. Hulme) 10 6 31
Quadrille Dances (Jerry Helt) (LP) 12 6 40
Quadrille Played by Gerard Lajoie (LP) 13 6 35
Quick Tunes and Good Times (Newton F. Tolman) 11 3 20
Ralph Page Book of Contras (revised by Ted Sannella) 10 7 35
Ray Smith's Collection of Square Dances & Mixers 2 8 33
Reels (J.O.Albert la Madeline) Vol. 3 (LP) 14 3 25
Renaissance Guitar (Frederick Noad) 11 12 34
Rest Days (Hutton Webster) 10 2 27
Rev. Gary Davis/Blues Guitar (Stefan Grossman) 11 12 35
Riendeau Family, The (New Hampshire Fiddling) (LP) 11 3 22
Round Dance Book, The [Lloyd Shaw, revised by R.D.Hay] 1 4 32
Round Dance Manual (Frank Hamilton) 7 10 27
Saturday Night in the Provinces [Fenning's] (LP) 14 3 26
Scandinavian Dance Music (Walter Eriksson)(LP) 13 12 34
Scandinavian-American Old Time (2 LPs) 13 5 30
Science of Fairy Tales (Edwin Sidney Hartland) 9 9 34
Scotland's Dances (Hugh Thurston) 5 4 27
Scottish Country Dance Index (John MacDougall, ed.) 9 12 37
Scottish Melodies, Airs Marshall's 13 11 30
See the World in Dance (Libertad V. Fajardo) 9 5 34
Singing Calls (Cal Golden) 3 12 12
Singing Soldiers (John H. Niles) 9 9 32
Solo Dance Manual, Vol 2. (Grant F. Longley) 13 8 28
Songs of The South-West(Pancho & Marie Baird (2 LPs) 13 12 35
Songs of the American West (Lingenfelter, et al) 9 7 27
Spiked Boots, Tales of New Hampshire's Frontier 6 11 34
Sports & Pastimes, People of England (J. Strutt) 9 12 37
Square & Circle (Virginia C. Anderson) 2 8 32
Square Dance (Ralph J. McNair) 3 1 27
Square Dance Caller, The (Rickey Holden) 3 1 26
Square Dance Patter Book (Cal Golden) 3 12 11
Square Dance Records 78 rpm (Don Armstrong Calls) 5 3 52
Square Dance With Andy Dejarlis (LP) 11 11 34
Square Dancemanship (Madeline Allen) 5 11 33
Square Dances From A Yankee ...(Linnell & Winston) 11 11 32
Square Dances of Today (1950) (Richard Kraus) 2 8 31
Square Dancing (Gene Gowing) 5 11 35
Square Dancing (Mary B. & Clayne R. Jensen) 11 8 34
Star & Promenade Contra (Brundage-Whynot) (45rpm) 14 6 36
Stories of the Months and Days (Reginald Couzens) 11 5 39
Stories of World's Holidays (Grace Humphrey) 12 1 32
Stories, Old-Fashioned Children's Books (A. W. Tuer) 10 3 41
Story of Minstrelsy, The (Edmondstoune Duncan) 10 2 25
Story of Santa Klaus (William S. Walsh) 10 6 31
Story of The Carol, The (Edmondstoune Duncan) 10 2 25
Story of the Gypsies (Konrad Bercovici) 12 4 29
Strayaway Child, The [ Hammered Dulcimer] (LP) 14 1 45
Swing Below (Ed Moody) [Hugh Thurston, Reviewer] 8 2 41
Swinging On A Gate (Canterbury Orchestra) [LP] 11 11 34
Teachers' Dance Handbook (Kulbitsky & Kaltman) 6 12 39
Tech. Manual & Dict.,Classical Ballet(Gail Grant) 9 5 35
Three Books on Square Dancing by Rod LaFarge 2 8 33
Ti-Jean Carignan [French-Canadian Fiddling] (LP) 12 12 41
Time to Dance, A [Paperback] (Richard Nevell) 13 9 28
Time to Dance, A (Richard Nevell) 13 1 37
Tour de Danse, Tour de Valses (A. DeJarlis) (LP) 12 11 32
Traditional American Dance Book (Rick Meyers) 14 8 29
Traditional Canadian Dances (Bert Everett) 9 4 30
Traditional Dancing in Scotland (J.& T.Flett) 8 9 39
Troubadors & Courts of Love ((John F. Rowbotham) 10 1 22
Tunes From Home (Grant Lamb) (LP) 12 6 41
Two Collections of Fiddle Tunes (Don Messer) 1 11 13
United States Army Band (LP) 11 5 34
United States Air Force Band (LP) 11 5 34
Wayne Erbson's Backpocket Old Time Songbook 14 3 24
Wayne Erbson's Old Time Bluegrass Songbook 14 3 24
Wes McVicar's 75 Favorite Square Dance Calls 2 8 32
West Texas Square Dances (J. Clossin & C.Hertzog) 3 12 12
West Virginia Square Dances (Bob Dalsemer) 14 7 31
Wetherly Book-Scottish Country Dances (J.Mitchell) 9 7 18
Wheelchair Square Dancing (Mary Jenkins) 12 11 30
Whynot Dance With Me. 25 dances (Roger Whynot) 14 6 35
William Litten's Fiddle Tunes (Gale Huntington) 13 3 36
Woman's Life in Colonial Days (Carl Holliday) 11 8 36
You And Your Superstitions (Brewton Berry) 13 4 34
Zesty Contras (Larry Jennings) 14 8 27