Tod Whittemore - Grand Colonel

Title

Tod Whittemore - Grand Colonel

Subject

Northern / Prompt & Patter

Description

Tod Whittemore calling at his dance series at the VFW, Cambridge, MA, December, 1985. Musicians: New England Tradition (Bob McQuillen, piano; April Limber, fiddle; Pete Colby, banjo). Videotaped by Ernie Spence (dancer wearing red shirt).

The dance features a grand square figure. The dance is sometimes paired with the Colonel Bogey's March tune, the theme from "Bridge on the River Kwai." Here, the tune is Fair Jenny's Jig.

Creator

Tod Whittemore

Source

"Country Dancing" tape (1985-86)
Ernie Spence Collection
New Hampshire Library of Traditional Music and Dance
University of New Hampshire

Date Created

December, 1985

Spatial Coverage

USA, Massachusetts, Cambridge

Temporal Coverage

1980s

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