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  • A cotilion [sic]

    Book. print | fold. pl. 28 x 23 cm. | A continuous strip mounted on linen (26 1/2 x 208 cm) folded, accordion fashion, to form 10 leaves. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: S. W. Fores - Kingsbury, W. H.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1788
  • 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 - Printed For, & Sold by Ino. Walsh
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1715

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  • A treatise on the art of dancing.

    Originally published in 1762 and reissued in 1765, this work borrows heavily from previously published materials, including the works of Locke, Goldini, and especially John Weaver's 1712 An Essay towards a history of dancing. Gallini (1728-1805) presents a history of dance, arguments for learning the art of dance, and a discourse on the minuet. Especialy interesting are Gallini's comments on European and non-European dance, ...

    • Contributor: Gallini, Giovanni Andrea - Printed for the Author and Sold by R. Dodsley [Etc.]
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1772

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  • [ Song 566] Anacreontic Society

    Published in "The vocal magazine," pages 147 and 148 (Content). First dated printing of the poem "To Anacreon in Heav'n" (no music). B1 in Star Spangled Books.

    • Contributor: J. Harrison for J. Bew - Tomlinson, Ralph, Esq
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1778

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  • The Northumberland Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day ; engraven in characters & figures for the use of masters

    Book. print | [9] leaves : ill., music ; 29 cm. (fol.) | LC copy imperfect: t.p. wanting. Title supplied from the British Museum Catalogue of printed music, 1487-1800. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Printed for I. Walsh & I. Hare - Isaac (Mr) - Isaac
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1713

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  • The friendship Mr. Isaac's new dance for the year 1715

    Book. print | [8] leaves : ill., music ; 29 cm. (fol.) | Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Printed for I. Walsh ... and I. Hare - Isaac (Mr) - Isaac
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1715

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  • The princess Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day ; engraven in characters & figures for the use of masters

    Book. print | [10] leaves : ill., music ; 29 cm. (fol.) | "The princess by Mr. Isack"--Leaf [2]. LC copy imperfect: t.p. wanting. Title supplied from Catalogue of printed music in the British Library to 1980. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Printed for I. Walsh & I. Hare - Isaac (Mr) - Isaac
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1710

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  • The royall Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's birth day 1711

    Book. print | [12] leaves : ill., music ; 29 cm. (fol.) | LC copy imperfect: t.p. wanting. Title supplied from Catalogue of printed music in the British Library to 1980. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Printed for I. Walsh & I. Hare - Isaac (Mr) - Isaac
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1711

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  • For the furthur improvement of dancing, A treatis of chorography or ye art of dancing country dances after a new character : in which the figures, steps & manner of performing are ...

    This is a translation of Raoul-Auger Feuillet's treatise Recueil de contredances mises ... (Paris, 1706), by English dance, dancing master, and writer John Essex. Through the use of diagrams, the manual gives descriptions of floor patterns and motions for the feet and arms, indicates how the dance corresponds to the music, and provides rules for performance of English country dances, known in France as ...

    • Contributor: Feuillet, Raoul Auger - Sold by I. Walsh & P. Randall ... I. Hare ... I. Culen ... & by Ye Author
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1710

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