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Instructional Books with CDs you can check out!
Browse the book collection between MD 1621-1728 (dance by region or country) for the location of your choice. Books with CDs are great for learning the dances!
Step Lively series by
Call Number: MD 1625 .R67 S73 2000 vol.1-3 Quart0-W
An introduction to many kinds of group dancing, and a resource for teachers wanting dance resource material that is up-to-date, fun to use, and clear and explicit. Three volumes.
Folk Dances of Latin America by
Call Number: MD 1626 .F64 C38 1994
Book + CD with dances: Fado blanquita (Portugal; Brazil) -- Huyano (Peru) -- El llanero (Venezuela) -- Marinera (Peru) -- Palapala (Argentina) -- Si senor (Brazil) -- Tamborito (Panama) -- Los viejitos (Mexico)
Mexican Folk Dances by
Call Number: MD 1627 .M492 C38 1994
Book and CD for dances: La bamba -- La burrita = The little donkey -- Chiapenecas = Clap hands dance -- Chihuahua -- La cucaracha -- La Jesusita -- La raspa.
Dance a While by
Call Number: MD 1751 .H37 2000 and MD 1751 .H37 2005
Publication Date: 2004-07-01
Hnadbook for folk, square, contra and social dance. Includes music CD. Background, cultural information and instructions for each dance.
CDs to dance to (World, Folk or Ethnic)
Simple Folk Dances by
Call Number: M 1993 .S847 S55 1977 CD
Simple traditional folk dances, presented in a slow, repetitive fashion so they are easy to learn.
Dance and romance by
Call Number: M 1356 .E43 D363 1996 CD
Music for dancing including the Mexican hat dance, the Canadian butterfly, the French minuet, the schottische, even the limbo. And more. (BYU has 12 albums of DANCE music recorded by The Emeralds, all at M 1356 .E43.)
International Folk Dances by This is a collection of music from around the world for folk dancing that has long been out of print. Many of the vinyl recordings are actually transcribed from older 78s.