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  • Orchesography; or, The art of dancing by characters and demonstrative figures. Wherein the whole art is explain'd; with compleat tables of all steps us'd in dancing, and rules for the motions of ...

    Originally published in Paris by Raoul-Auger Feuillet under the title Chorégraphie ... (1700), this translation by English dancing master and theoretician John Weaver is dedicated to famed choreographer, Mr. Issac. The manual details a dance notation system that indicates placement of the feet and basic leg movements. Changes of body direction and numerous ornamentations of the legs and arms are also part of the ...

    • Contributor: Feuillet, Raoul Auger - Weaver, John - Isaac - Printed For, & Sold by Ino. Walsh
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1715

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  • Hail to you! o soldiers brave = Bienvenus braves soldats

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (2 pages) ; 36 cm | Rev. Cesar M. Fernandes. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Manuscript in ink. English words, with French translation. (Language). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Fernandes, Cesar M.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Traité de la danse seul guide complet renfermant 200 danses differentes de salons, grands bals, sociétés, théâtre, concert province et etranger; avec 500 dessins et figures explicatives

    Book. print | 287, [1] p., 2 l., 98 p. illus., diagrs. 22 cm. | Dance music for piano solo: 98 p. at end. Publisher's plate no.: A.C. 9384. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: [Imprimerie A. Veutin - Giraudet, Eugène
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 187?

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  • Recüeil de contredances mises en chorégraphie, d'une maniére si aisée, que toutes personnes peuvent facilement les apprendre, sans le secours d'aucun maître et même sans avoir en aucune connoissance de la chorégraphie.

    This is the first manual to be published in France that describes English country dances. Called contredanses (also spelled contredance) in France. The manual describes motions for the feet and arms, how the dance corresponds to the music, and rules for performance. Additionally, floor plans and music for ten dances are given. Feuillet also suggests appropriate steps. Performed as a series of figures by ...

    • Contributor: Feuillet, Raoul Auger - L'Auteur
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1706

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  • Avec leurs fusils a French song for Americans fighting in France

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (2 pages) ; 27 cm | written by Lieutenant-Colonel Paul Azan ; French air adapted by Chalmers Clifton. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. French words with English translations printed on back cover. (Language). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Oliver Ditson Company - Clifton, Chalmers - Azan, Paul
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • Guide complet de la danse Contenant le quadrille, la polka, la polka-mazurka ... avec la musique

    Book. print | 2 p.l., 114 p., 1 l. incl. front. 14 cm. | 2 fold. leaves of music at end. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Taride - Gawlikowski, Philippe
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1858

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  • Recueil de dances,

    With his Chorégraphie, ou L'art de décrire la dance par caractères ... Paris, 1713. Engraved throughout. Full-page diagrams; at head of each diagram, the tune for the dance figure is represented. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images.

    • Contributor: Feuillet, Raoul Auger - L'Auteur
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1709

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  • International march song of the Allies = Chant et marche international des Alliers = La canzona internationale degli Alleatti

    Notated Music. Text. print | 1 score (3 unnumbered pages) ; 35 cm | words and music by Francis C. Chantereau, English and French version ; Italian version by Bernard A. Bove ; arr. by Willard Mayberry. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Manuscript in ink. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). English, French, ...

    • Contributor: Chantereau, Francis C. - Bove, Bernard A. - Mayberry, Willard
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Le drapeau étoilé hommage á l'Amerique

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 35 cm | paroles du = words by Marquis Don Alfredo Capece Minutolo di Bugnano ; musique de = music by Antonio Bossa. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Words in French with parallel English translations. (Language). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Italian Musical House - Bossa, Antonio - Bugnano, Don Alfredo Capece Minutolo (Marquis DI)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • Elegie

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: tenor solo in French. Coupling date: 12/13/1917. (Venue). With (reverse side): 'O solo mio / Guido Ciccolini. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Massenet, Jules - Ciccolini, Guido
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1918
  • Your soldier's last goodbye = Le dernier adieu de votre soldat : song

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 35 cm | words and music by Francis C. Chantereau. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). English words with French translation. (Language). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: [Publisher Not Identified] - M. Steinert & Sons Co., Selling Agent - Chantereau, Francis C.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • Manuel du cotillon

    Book. print | 122 p. illus., col. plates. 18 cm. | Folded broadside mounted on back cover: Polka, mazurke, schotisch et valse. Théories réunies et publiées par Eugéne Clément ... Paris, L'auteur [n.d.] illus. 44 1/2 x 40 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote ...

    • Contributor: Ouachée
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1890

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  • The dance, ancient and modern

    Book. print | 32 p. : ill. ; 23 cm. | Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: A. Moore
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1900

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  • Chorégraphie, ou L'art de décrire la dance par caracteres, figures et signes desmonstratifs, avec lesquels on apprend facilement de soy même toutes sortes de dances.

    Originally published in 1700, this manual details a dance notation system that indicates the placement of the feet and six basic leg movements: plié, releveé, sauté, cabriole, tombé, and glissé. Changes of body direction and numerous ornamentations of the legs and arms are also part of the system. The system is based on tract drawings that trace the pattern of the dance. Additionaly, bar ...

    • Contributor: Feuillet, Raoul Auger - Dezais, Jacques - Chez Le Sr Dezais
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1713

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  • Nouveau manuel complet de la danse ou, Traité théorique et pratique de cet art depuis les temps les plus reculés jusqu'à nos jours

    Book. print | 2 p.l., iv, 111, [1] p. 16 cm. | Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Librairie Encyclopédique De Roret - Blasis, Carlo
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1866

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  • God bless our boys who died in no man's land = Dieu benisse nos gars tombes au "no man land"

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (2 unnumbered pages) ; 35 cm | words by Mike Haat, U.S. Army ; music specially written by Mr. Millie, for an American soldier. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. "Drawn specially by Gratien Genestie." Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). English and French words. ...

    • Contributor: L. Maillochon, Editeur - Millie, Mr. - Haat, Mike - Mille
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • Honneur aux braves qui passent

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (3 pages) ; 35 cm | Paroles et Musique de Alcide Giroux. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: E. L. Turcot - Giroux, Alcide
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1917

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  • La danse ancienne et moderne, ou Traité historique de la danse.

    This three-volume work on dance history describes dance from its origins through the court fêtes of Louis XIV. Volume one stresses the importance of studying the theories of all the arts and covers the dance history of numerous ancient civilizations including Greek, Roman, Turkish, and Egyptian. Volume two describes the renaissance of the arts and the origins of ballet to 1610. Volume three focuses ...

    • Contributor: Cahusac, Louis De - Chez J. Neaulme
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1754

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  • Say "au revoir" but not good bye

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (5 pages) ; 35 cm | the most beautiful ballad ever written by Harry Kennedy ; revised, rewritten and rearranged by E.T. Paull. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. "A modern and timely revision of the world famous song." "Words and music by Harry Kennedy ; revised and re-arranged by E.T. Paull ; French version by Jacques ...

    • Contributor: E.T. Paull Music Co. - Paull, E. T. - Kennedy, Harry
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1918

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  • All hail! To Foch! = Salut! A Foch! : song

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (5 pages) ; 35 cm | words and music by Francis C. Chantereau. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). English and French words. (Language). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Franco American Music Publishing Co. - Chantereau, Francis C.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1920

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  • La danse Comment on dansait, comment on danse

    Book. print | ix, 418 p. front., illus., plates (part col.) 28 cm. | Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Garnier Frères - Charbonnel, Raoul
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1899

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  • The drawing-room dances

    Book. print | xii, iv, [5]-149 p. viii pl. (incl. front.) 18 cm. | Illustration on t.-p. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: E. Churton - Cellarius, Henri
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1847

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  • Anglo-Franco-American Trilody The star spangled banner ; La Marseillaise ; Rule Britannia

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (2 pages) ; 16 cm | arranged by Clara & Grace Carroll. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voices (2 parts) and piano. Words chiefly in English, with some French. (Language). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Camolo Agency - Carroll, Clara - Carroll, Grace - Arne, Thomas Augustine - Rouget De Lisle, Claude Joseph
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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  • La danse et la gymnastique

    Book. print | 1 p.l., [18] p. 22 cm. | Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Akademia Raymond Duncan - Duncan, Raymond
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1914

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  • Nos héros = (Our heroes)

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (5 pages) ; 35 cm | paroles de Leon Charli ; musique de Eusèbe Champagne ; English version by Ernest Dubois. (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice and piano. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). French words with English translation. (Language). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Eusèbe Champagne - Champagne, Eusèbe - Charli, Leon - Dubois, Ernest
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1919

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