Dance Instructions

The Dancing Master Publication date 1709

Lovelace Manuscript (pre-Playford) (1647)
Dafydd’s Collection of The Lovelace/Church pre-Playford English Country Dances.
The Dancing Master, 1651-1728: Compendium By Robert M. Keller.
Playford’s Dancing Master: The Compleat Dance GuideExhaustive compilation & index
John Walsh 1740
Thomas Wilson 1815: The complete system of English country dancing
Hugh Stewart’s index of country dances and where they are published.
Ottawa ECDC Dance Instruction Index.
CDSS online library.
The Charles Bolton Collection.
The Ken Sheffield Collection.
The Country Dance Book by Cecil Sharp.
Pat Shaw Collections Website.
Colin Hume’s Dance Information, Dance Instructions.
Dances by David Smukler: Caller for Contras, Squares and English Country Dance
Michael Barraclough.
Sharon Green’s Dances.
Dances by Ian Whitehead  (Four Books)
Some dances by Tom Siess: pdf
Sea To Sea – English Country Dance In Canada 2017
Antony Heywood’s Country Dance Database contains more than 16500 entries (English, Contras and Squares). You can search the database for dances in a particular formation or dances from a particular source or by a particular author or dances containing selected figures.
Nick Enge’s Vintage Dance Manuals.
The Colonial Music Institute’s Resources.
Dances by Bob Olson