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Let's Square Dance! - Richard Kraus

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Let's Square Dance! - Richard Kraus

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This series of five albums was recorded in 1956 featuring the calling of Richard Kraus, a caller and professor at Teachers College, Columbia University. This item serves as a general introduction to the series, including the table of contents showing how dances were arranged by age / grade level. Subsequent items will present clips from different albums to illustrate the material deemed appropriate for each age level.

Musicians on the recordings are the RCA Victor Square Dance Orchestra: Ted Bevers, banjo; Bill Miles, fiddle; Paul Post, piano; Karl Hekler, accordion; Robert Clark, bass.

Use this link to see all the items on the SDHP site related to Richard Karus's recordings.

Richard Kraus (1923–2002) was a well-known recreation leader, caller, and teacher, based in New York. You can read his obituary from the New York Times and a longer appreciation at the Phantom Ranch site here.

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Let's Square Dance" recordings

Date Created

1956

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