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Miss McKirdy"s daughters will now dance the Highland fling

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kinghorn, Barbara.,
  • Dancers -- Biography.,
  • Highland fling (Dance)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBarbara Kinghorn.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1785.K486 A3 1996
    The Physical Object
    Pagination334 p. ;
    Number of Pages334
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL810653M
    ISBN 100312140169
    LC Control Number95047523


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Miss McKirdy"s daughters will now dance the Highland fling by Barbara Kinghorn Download PDF EPUB FB2

Dance instructor Miss McKirdy retained her maiden name and raised three daughters: Jilly, Annie, and Barbara. During the s and early s, they won hundreds of Highland dance competitions in South Africa and : Barbara Kinghorn.

As the book begins, ``Miss McKirdy lives with her three daughters in a dutch-gabled house on the outskirts of Johannesburg.'' Miss McKirdy had declined to take her husband's name, but was married to a fellow Scot who had immigrated to South : Barbara Kinghorn.

Miss McKirdy had three daughters - one of them Barbara Kinghorn - and taught them Scottish dancing in South Africa.

Growing up in a troubled family before the end of apartheid, Barbara eventually left South Africa for England. Barbara Kinghorn is the author of Miss McKirdy's Daughters Will Now Dance the Highland Fling ( avg rating, 13 ratings, 0 reviews, published )/5(13).

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The Highland Fling is danced at almost all competition levels, from primary to premier. It is also performed for Highland and theory examinations. Dancers wear the standard kilt outfit to perform this dance.

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print | 12 p. illus. 19 cm. | Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Highland fling, national dance of Scotland.

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AM is when she woke up and couldn’t wait to dance. She didn’t go on until   The form and steps are described in D.B. (*McLennan)'s book on Highland and Traditional Scottish Dances, and the dance was given its present title because the McLennan family lived on the shores of Loch Fine (*in Argyll) The Dance was taken up the by the highland regiments, and in the course of time and inter-regimental rivalry, new steps were.

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It is a style of competitive solo dancing developed over the centuries in the Scottish Highlands, the music accompaniment is the Highland Bagpipe. Then, whirling as birds in flight, they faced each other once more, and danced apart, and finished the dance amid deafening applause.

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