Take Your Partners
The classic study of traditional dancing in Australia, written by Shirley Andrews and first published in 1974. The first part of the book (to page 88) traces the history of traditional dance in Australia, from its origins through to the twentieth century, illustrated with many original plates and prints. The second part (pages 89-189) is a complete catalogue of the dances, with descriptions and sample music. The book includes a comprehensive glossary and index of the dances, plus a chapter for musicians.

208 pages - hardback, with a handsome slip cover.
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