by Tony Parkes
Here are 43 original square, circle, and contra dances by one of New England’s most experienced callers and choreographers. Most routines are suitable for the average country dance group. Complete explanations show exactly how the steps fit the music. Included are such favorites as Duck Through and Swing, Flirtation Reel, For Those Who Cared, Parisian Star, The Snowy Day, Spring Fever, Star Breakdown, and, of course, the classic Shadrack’s Delight, with the complete story of how it got its name. Also included are teaching tips, history, and a glossary of terms.