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Portland Collection by Susan Songer - Vol. 1
Portland Collection by Susan Songer - Vol. 1
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By Susan Songer with Clyde Curley. Contra Dance Music in the Pacific Northwest. This tune book contains jigs and reels from the Portland, Oregon contra dance repertoire. Irish, Scottish, Québécois, Appalachian, and New England genres are represented. The tunes are both traditional and recently composed, from local treasures to national contra dance standards.

There is an extensive commentary on every tune including stories about the tunes from their composers. There are chord suggestions, a discography, a bibliography, and more. The tunes and their histories were collected from many local contra dance musicians who generously gave of their time and talent to help create this comprehensive musical resource.

This product was added to our catalog on Wednesday 28 May 2008.