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New This Fall!
The very best in music, dance, and song are available from the CDSS store. Check out all our wonderful offerings—complete your collection!
David A. Kaynor: Living Music and Dance
Edited by Susan Songer
This extraordinary, spiral-bound volume encompasses and celebrates the many contributions David made to the world of contra dance. The book contains over 70 tunes that David composed, his harmonies and his stories about the tunes, over 50 dances that he choreographed and his stories about these dances, David’s essays on tune composition and harmony, his previous book, Calling for Beginners by Beginners, and his complete autobiography with tributes from family members and friends.
Magic Stickers and Magnets
Check out our collection of CDSS stickers and magnets! High quality vinyl stickers for your water bottle, laptop, windows, and anything in between! The 3x5” CDSS sticker is also available as a car magnet, perfect for showing off your CDSS pride everywhere you go! The 3” round stickers read “Magic Awaits,” “Singing together is Magic,” and “Dancing Together is Magic.” Get yours today!
Turning of the Hour
The debut album from the extraordinary Alchemy—Eric Martin (violin, viola, foot percussion), Rachel Bell (accordion), and Karen Axelrod (piano)—truly spins music into ECD gold. Their improvisatory style brings a contemporary and innovative feel to traditional tunes, as well as modern ones from Rachel Bell and Dave Wiesler. The heartfelt performances on this album evoke both powerful energy and spacious beauty. A must-have for any lover of English country dance music! Check out a new dance written to a tune on this album on page 24.
The Green Jay Collection
By Joseph Pimentel
The latest from celebrated choreographer and author of The Cardinal and Goldcrest Collection Joseph Pimentel, The Green Jay Collection contains 14 brand new English country dances and two contra dances, complete with tunes and notation. The book also includes teaching notes for each of the dances, as well as an index to all three volumes. A perfect time to complete your collection!