Dances from Jane Austen's Assembly Rooms.
Fully chorded dance tunes, including the original dance figures and modern transcriptions, make this book a must-have for fans and scholars who want to dance like Jane, need the information for their own Regency novel, or just want to play the songs Jane and her contemporaries knew. The 40 tunes are accompanied by excerpts from Austen's writings, as well as tips from her contemporary dance masters, conduct guidance for dancing young ladies, and more. Learn historical context that elucidates scenes in Austen's novels. Thompson, a devoted JASNA member, is an English Country Dance leader, musician, and historian, and has authored several other works on the topic. Self-published. Spiral bound. NEW. $30.00