This is an index of country dances and where they are published.
It is intended to cover English (Traditional/Ceilidh and Playford) and American Contra/Traditional Squares.
It is not intended to cover International, Scottish, Round, Line or Ballroom Dance, though a few
examples of those may have crept in.
You can search by:-
Just for nerds: How the search rules work
- Playford facsimiles - On-line copies of all editions of the Dancing Master
- Scottish Dance Cribs - Brief descriptions of thousands of Scottish dances
- EFDSS - The English Folk Dance and Song Society
- CDSS The Country Dance and Song Society (of America)
- Dance discussion lists - Assorted couontry dance discussion lists -- in particular English Country Dance Discussion list, but various others hosted by the Country Dance and Song Society of America as well.
- EC - English Ceilidh discussion list
- MDDL - Morris Dance discussion list
- Strathspey Server - Scottish Country Dance
Thanks to the 150-odd contributors who have updated this database over the last 20 years or so.
Address compliments/complaints to Hugh.Stewart@acm.org