Tuesday, June 27, 2017
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Our On-line DATABASES are now hosted at the Country Dance and Song website

 They include the following,and you can click the individual databases below to get directly to each:

Early American Songsters, 1734-1820: An Index

Dance Figures Index: English Country Dances, 1651-1827

Dance Figures Index: American Country Dances, 1730-1810

The Dancing Master, 1651-1728: An Illustrated Compendium

Early American Secular Music and Its European Sources, 1589-1839: An Index

       The Performing Arts in Early American Newspapers, 1690-1783

 Also, here follow a set of appropriate ESSAYS:

About Early American Music

        Ancient Fifes and Drums

Dances of Colonial America

       George Bush, Fiddler

George Washington and the Dance

       Levi Lovering's Drum Manuscript

On a March Allegedly Played by the British at Yorktown, 1781

       On the Set of “The Last of the Mohicans”

Social Change as Reflected in The Dancing Master

 and TEACHER RESOURCES:

How to Dance a Minuet

       What About Clothing and Patterns?

the BIBLIOGRAPHIES and FAQs sections of our website is will soon be re-posted, so please return soon as we're adding lots of good material.

[unfortunately, this material was taken out when this site was most unkindly hacked.  We're now on a highly secure server and all is good!]

-------------feel free to send us an email through CONTACT US, if you'd like to be notified when everything is back up and running.