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Title The Spirit of Dance. Scottish Highland Music and Dance / produced at Cape Cod Community Television
Published South Yarmouth, Mass. : Cape Cod Community Television, ©1998 ; New York, NY : Distributed by Insight Media, [2007]


Description 1 online resource (Streaming video files (59 min.).)
Series The spirit of dance
Spirit of dance
Contents Highland Dances: A Brief Definition & History (09:34) -- Sword Dance Clip; Background & Influences (12:45) -- Sailorr's Hornpipe and Jig Clips with Discussion (09:02) -- Costuming & Choreography; Dance Clip (08:07) -- Working with Musicians; Cape Breton Dance Clip (11:06) --'Highland Soles' Dance School; Pipe Tune Dance Clip (09:40)
Summary Laura Scott, a dancer specializing in Scottish Highland dances, discusses the different types of Scottish dancing, of which Highland dancing is one ; Highland dancing competitions ; Scottish dance technique ; costumes ; her blend of traditional and original choreography ; her dance school, Highland Soles, in Portland, Me. In video clips, she performs several Scottish dances, including a traditional sword dance and sailor's hornpipe ; a Scottish version of an Irish jig ; a Cape Breton step dancing solo ; as well as examples of her own choreography. Her husband, fiddler Ed Pearlman, appears in some of the clips
Credits Director, Ed Etsten ; producers, Ken Glazebrook and Norah Dale Allen
Performer Host, Norah Dale Allen
Guest: Laura Scott ; Ed Pearlman is also listed on credits but does not appear
Event Recorded on November 21, 1998. Telecast by Cape Cod Community Television on the series The Spirit of Dance
Notes DVD version record
Subject Scott, Laura -- Interviews
Folk dancing -- Scotland
Folk dancing -- Competitions
Step dancing.
Folk dancing.
Step dancing.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Nonfiction television programs.
Feature films.
Nonfiction television programs.
Form Streaming video
Author Etsten, Ed, director.
Allen, Norah Dale, interviewer (expression), producer.
Glazebrook, Ken, producer.
Scott, Laura, dancer, interviewee (expression)
Cape Cod Community Television, production company.
Other Titles Scottish Highland Music and Dance
Spirit of Dance : Scottish Highland Dance
Scottish Highland Dances
Spirit of Dance : A Conversation About Dance : Scottish Highland Music and Dance