(Nine Never-Fail Dances and Singing Games for Children)
New England Dancing Masters
- New England Dancing Masters
The New England Dancing Masters are internationally celebrated for bringing traditional Anglo-American dances and singing games to untold numbers of children and adults of all ages. Their workshops have trained thousands of music teachers, physical education teachers, recreation leaders and dance callers throughout the US and the world. Alabama Gal contains 9 favorite selections from the 100+ dances and singing games in the New England Dancing Masters 5 current collections, all together in one convenient volume. Included are written instructions, a DVD demonstrating the dances, and an audio CD to accompany the dancing. Songs include: Old Brass Wagon (singing game, circle of partners); Highland Gates (singing game/circle, no partners); Noble Duke of York (singing game/dance, longways set); Sasha (scatter mixer dance); Chimes of Dunkirk (longways dance); Heel and Toe Polka (9 circle mixer dance); Kings and Queens (longways dance); Alabama Gal (singing game/dance, longways set); and Circassian Circle (circle mixer dance).