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FAVORITE DANCES

In the 1990s, John Stott gathered our oft-danced dances and their briefings into a publication named One Hundred Favorite Dances. In April 2001, Mike and Norma Briggs (with the help of numerous others) updated John's booklet with a new publication, Briefs for 100 Dances and 63 More, and distributed it at our annual ball. Graduates of our Madison School and Community Recreation classes also received a copy. A revised edition with corrections came out in October, 2002. It is now out of print. Here is the list of dances that we considered our favorites in 2001. Easier dances were indicated with an "E" in the table of contents, and are indicated here with bold and italics.

  • ADIEU MON AMI 32S-3C

  • ALISON ROSE 32S-4S

  • THE ANNIVERSARY 32R/32S-4S

  • ANNIVERSARY REEL 32R-4S

  • THE AUSTRALIAN LADIES 32R-3C

  • AUTUMN IN APPIN 32S-4S

  • BALQUIDDER STRATHSPEY 32S-3C

  • BAULDY BAIN'S FIDDLE 32H-3C

  • BEES OF MAGGIEKNOCKATER 32J-4S

  • THE BELLE OF BON ACCORD 32S-4S

  • BLACK MOUNTAIN REEL 32R-5S

  • BLOOMS OF BON ACCORD 32R-4S

  • BOB CAMPBELL 32S-3C

  • BONNIE LASS O' BON ACCORD 64S-4SQ

  • BONNIE STRONSHIRAY 32S-3C

  • BRATACH BANA 32R-3C

  • BRISK YOUNG LAD 48J-5S

  • BUTTERSCOTCH AND HONEY 32S- 4S

  • THE BYRON STRATHSPEY 32S-3S

  • CAPE TOWN WEDDING 32S-3C

  • CAULD KAIL 16S/16R-3C

  • THE CELTIC REEL 32R-3C/2C/4S

  • THE CHAIRMAN 32H 3C

  • THE CLANSMAN 32R-2C

  • CLUTHA 48R-4SQ

  • CONSTANT COMPANIONS 32S-3C

  • CORN RIGS 32R-2C

  • CULLA BAY 32S-4SQ

  • CUMBERLAND REEL 32R-4S

  • DALKEITH'S STRATHSPEY 32S-3C

  • DASHING WHITE SERGEANT 32R-3L

  • DAVY NICK NACK 32H-3C

  • THE DE'IL AMANG THE TAILORS 32R-3C

  • THE DIAMOND JUBILEE 32J-4S

  • DOMINO FIVE 32R-5 DANCERS

  • THE DOUBLE SIXSOME 64R-6S

  • THE DUCHESS TREE 32S-3C

  • THE DUKE OF ATHOLL'S REEL 32J-2C

  • DUKE OF PERTH 32R-3C

  • THE DUKE OF WELLINGTON 32R-3C

  • DUNDEE WHALER 32S-4S

  • DUNSMUIR STRATHSPEY S32-3S

  • THE EARL OF MANSFIELD 48R-4S

  • ELLIE'S JIG 32J-3C

  • THE EXPRESS 40J-3C

  • FAIR DONALD 32S-3C

  • FERLA MOR 32R-3C

  • FIFE NESS 32R-3C

  • THE FLOCK OF GEESE 32J-5S

  • FLOWERS OF EDINBURGH 32R-3C

  • THE FLYING SCOTSMAN 32J-4S

  • FOLLOW ME HOME 32J-3C

  • THE FOUNTAIN 32J-4S

  • FOXHILL COURT 32S-3C

  • FRIDAY'S CHILD 32J-3C

  • FROM THE BROOMIELAW 32S-4S

  • FUGAL FERGUS 48J-3C

  • THE GARRY STRATHSPEY 32S-4S

  • GENERAL STUART'S REEL 32R-3C

  • THE GENTLEMAN 32S-3C

  • THE GLASGOW HIGHLANDERS 32S-2C

  • GLAYVA 32J-2C

  • GOTHENBURG'S WELCOME 32J-3C

  • GREENWICH HILL 32R-3C

  • THE HAMILTON RANT 48R-3C

  • THE HAPPY MEETING 32J-2C

  • HE BUILT A CROOKED HOUSE 32H-3S

  • THE HIGHLAND RAMBLER 40R-3C

  • THE HOLE IN THE WA' 32R-3C

  • HOOPER'S JIG 32J-3C

  • IAN POWRIE'S FAREWELL TO AUCHTERARDER 128J-SQ

  • THE IRISH ROVER 32R-3C

  • J.B. MILNE 32R-3C

  • JENNIFER'S JIG 32J-3C

  • JESSIE'S HORNPIPE 32R-3C

  • JOHN MCALPIN 32S-3C

  • JOHN OF BON ACCORD 32R-3C

  • JOHNNIE'S WELCOME HAME 40R-3C

  • THE JUBILEE JIG 32J-3C

  • KINFAUN'S CASTLE 32S-5S

  • LADIES' FANCY 32J-2C

  • THE LAIRD O' MILTON'S DAUGHTER 32J-3C

  • THE LEA RIG 32S-2C

  • LET'S HAVE A CEILIDH 32R-4S

  • LIGHT AND AIRY 32J-3C

  • THE LOCH MICHIGAN RANT 40H-3C

  • THE LUCKENBOOTH BROOCH 32J-3C

  • MACDONALD OF THE ISLES 32S-3S

  • THE MACHINE WITHOUT HORSES 32J-3C

  • MAIRI'S WEDDING 40R-3C

  • MARIGOLD 40J-3C

  • MARY HAMILTON 32S-4S

  • MAXWELL'S RANT 32R-3C

  • THE MERRY REAPERS 24J-3C

  • THE MICMAC ROTARY 96R-4SQ

  • MIDNIGHT OIL 48J-5S

  • THE MINISTER ON THE LOCH 32S-3S

  • MISS ALLIE ANDERSON 32J-3C

  • MISS GIBSON'S STRATHSPEY 32S-3C

  • MISS MILLIGAN'S STRATHSPEY 32S-3C

  • THE MONTGOMERIES' RANT 32R-3C

  • MONYMUSK 32S-3C

  • MRS MACLEOD OF RAASAY 32R-3C

  • MRS MACPHERSON OF INVERAN 32R-3C

  • MRS STEWART'S JIG 32J-3C

  • MUIRLAND WILLIE 32J-3C

  • THE MUSIC MAKARS 32R-3C

  • NEIDPATH CASTLE 32S-3S

  • THE ONE O'CLOCK CANON 64R-4S

  • THE PEAT FIRE FLAME 40R-3C

  • PELORUS JACK 32J-3C

  • PETRONELLA 32R-2C

  • PINEWOODS REEL 32R-3C

  • POLHARROW BURN 32R-5S

  • POSTIE'S JIG 32J-4S

  • THE QUARRIES' JIG 32J-3C

  • RAKES OF GLASGOW 32S-3C

  • RED HOUSE 40R-2C

  • THE REEL OF THE 51ST DIVISION 32R-3C

  • THE REEL OF THE ROYAL SCOTS 32R-3C

  • REST AND BE THANKFUL 32R-3C

  • RIGGS OF CORN 32R-2C

  • THE ROAD TO MALLAIG 32S-4S

  • ROARING JELLY 32J-3C

  • THE ROBERTSON RANT 80S-4SQ

  • THE ROSE OF THE NORTH 32S-3C

  • ROUND REEL OF EIGHT 88R-4SQ

  • ROYAL DEESIDE RAILWAY 32R-3C

  • THE ROYAL WEDDING 32S-3C

  • THE SAILOR 32H-3C

  • ST ANDREW'S FAIR 32J-3C

  • THE ST JOHN RIVER 32S-4S

  • THE SALTIRE SOCIETY REEL 32R-3C

  • SALUTE TO MISS MILLIGAN 32R-3C

  • SARONA 32S-4S

  • THE SAUCHIE HAUGH 32S-2C

  • SCOTTISH REFORM 32J-2C

  • SEANN TRUIBHAS WILLICHAN 32S-2C

  • SETON'S CEILIDH BAND 64J-4S

  • THE SHETLAND FIDDLER 32R-4S

  • SHIFTIN' BOBBINS 32R-3C

  • THE SILVER TASSIE 32S-3C

  • THE SINGING SANDS 32S- 3S

  • SPIFFIN' 32J-5SQ

  • THE STARRY-EYED LASSIE 32J-3C

  • SUGAR CANDIE 32S-3C

  • 1314 64S/64R-SQ

  • THE THREE SISTERS 32S-3C

  • THE THRUM'S CAIRN 32R-3C

  • TRIBUTE TO THE BORDERS 32J-3C

  • TRIP TO BAVARIA 32R-4S

  • TRIP TO GATLINBURG 32J-3C

  • THE TRIUMPH 24R-4S

  • TWA MEENIT REEL 32R-4C

  • TWELVESOME REEL 32R-6SQ

  • WAVERLEY 48J-3C

  • WEST'S HORNPIPE 32H-4S

  • THE WHITE COCKADE 32R-3C

  • WHITE HEATHER JIG 40J-4S

  • WICKED WILLY 32R-4S

  • THE WILD GEESE 32J-3C

  • THE WIND ON LOCH FYNE 32S-3S

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