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Square dance music

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Genre/Form Terms
Scope Note: Harvard dictionary of music, 4th ed. : ǂb under Square dance (A folk dance of the U.S. dance by groups of four couples forming a square... It employs music in moderately fast duple meter performed by a fiddle and or various other instruments...)

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Cal Golden Papers

 Collection
Identifier: D059
Abstract This collection contains memorabilia from Cal Golden's time as a Square Dance Caller. The collection includes awards, realia, audio recordings, textiles, and photographs. Cal used the textiles for his performances. The awards, realia, and photographs were gifts or depict Cal performing.
Dates: 1928-2012

Jimmy Clossin Papers

 Collection
Identifier: D050
Abstract Born in West Texas, Jimmy Clossin was a square-dance caller and teacher who published a book of West Texas Cowboy Square Dances. He taught dance classes at universities and schools across the United States. This collection contains photographs, programs, serials, class syllabi, correspondence, a scrapbook, and papers related to Clossin's square dance teaching.
Dates: 1923-1981

Lloyd Shaw Foundation Records

 Collection
Identifier: D096
Abstract The Lloyd Shaw Foundation is dedicated to the preservation, restoration and teaching of the folk dances of America. Our work is intended to share a diverse range of dance and music with an intergenerational audience, develop leadership in dance and music to ensure its continuity, retain records which document the past, present, and future of our American dance and promote fellowship and enjoyment through the production of dance events, music, and dance materials. All of this emphasizes the...
Dates: 1850-2007