• The  royal Portuguez Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's birth day 1709

    The royal Portuguez Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majes...

    Book. print | [14] leaves : ill., music ; 29 cm. (fol.) | LC copy imperfect: 12th couplet supplied in ms. 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 & P. Randall ... & I. Hare - Isaac (Mr) - Isaac
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1709

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  • The  singing master's assistant, or, Key to practical music being an abridgement from the New-England psalm-singer; together with several other tunes, never before published

    The singing master's assistant, or, Key to practical music b...

    print | 1 score (32, 104 p.) ; 12 x 20 cm. | composed by William Billings ... (Statement Of Responsibility). "Engrav'd by Benja. Pierpont Junr. Roxbury 1778"--Colophon. "Encomium on music": p. [31]-32 (1st group). Includes index. RISM, A/I/1, B 2647 (Citation/Reference). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Printed by Draper and Folsom - Billings, William
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1778

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  • 15e.[-30e.] recueil des contre-danses et walzes

    15e.[-30e.] recueil des contre-danses et walzes

    Book. print | 1 score (30[?] v.) ; 19 cm. | Principally for 2 violins. Title from t.p. of recueil 15 (the number is in ms. on the engraved t.p.). Recueil 28 has variant publisher statement: Chez Frere père. Each vol. of 45 p. contains several contre-danses, each accompanied by dance instructions, followed by several waltzes and (in most vols.) other dances. Pl. no.: ...

    • Contributor: Chez Frere - Clarchies, Louis Julien
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1790

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  • Trattato del ballo nobile

    Trattato del ballo nobile

    Biography. Book. print | 12 p.l., 160 p. diagrs. 18 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: Nella Stamperia DI F. Mosca - Dufort, Giovanni Battista
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1728

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  • Familiar dialogues on dancing, between a minister and a dancer taken from matter of fact : with an appendix containing some extracts from the writings of pious and eminent men against the entertainments of the stage, and other vain amusements : recommended to the perusal of Christians of every denomination

    Familiar dialogues on dancing, between a minister and a dance...

    Book. print | 39, [1] p. ; 21 cm. (8vo) | Signatures: [A]♯ B-E♯. LC copy imperfect: one line of text after author's name on t.p. blotted out. 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: Printed by T. Kirk - Phillips, John
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1798

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  • The  scholars companion containing a choice collection of cotillons & country-dances

    The scholars companion containing a choice collection of cot...

    Book. print | 16 p. ; 16 cm. (8vo) | Signatures: [A]♯ B♯. The foot of the title-page is torn off, and the date as given above is supplied in pencil. 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: Printed by D. Bowen, at the Columbian Museum Press, for the Author - Fraisier, M. J. C.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1796

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  • Biographies --                        The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    Biographies -- The Library of Congress...

    Short biographies are available for some of the many composers, lyricists, performers, conductors, field collectors, and folklorists who have played a part in the history of American songs.

    • Date: 1759
  • Popular Songs of the Day --                        The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    Popular Songs of the Day -- The Librar...

    "Popular songs" can be broadly defined as songs that are at least intended to reach a broad audience via some form of commercial distribution, such as broadsides, sheet music, song collections, touring musicians or musical production and from the 1890s on, commercial recordings. Being made to travel, popular music is most likely to represent a broad range of influences, including ones from folk, church ...

    • Date: 1581
  • The  royal Ann Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1712

    The royal Ann Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys bi...

    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 ... & I. Hare - Isaac (Mr) - Isaac
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1712

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  • The  psalm-singer's amusement containing a number of fuging pieces and anthems

    The psalm-singer's amusement containing a number of fuging p...

    print | 1 score (104 p.) ; 12 x 20 cm. | composed by William Billings ... (Statement Of Responsibility). Includes index. RISM, A/I/1, B 2653 (Citation/Reference). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Printed and Sold by the Author - Billings, William
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1781

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  • A  treatise on the art of dancing

    A treatise on the art of dancing

    Book. print | 2 p.l., [ix]-xvi, [17]-292 p. fold. front. 20 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: Printed for the Author and Sold by R. Dodsley [Etc.] - Gallini, Giovanni Andrea
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1772

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  • Recüeil de dances contenant un tres grand nombres, des meillieures entrées de ballet de Mr. Pecour, tant pour homme que pour femmes, dont la plus grande partie ont été dancées à l'Opera

    Recüeil de dances contenant un tres grand nombres, des meilli...

    Book. print | 1 p.l., 5 numb. l., 128 (i.e. 228), 16 p. diagrs. 25 cm. | Engraved throughout. "Airs des dances contenuës en ce recüeil, qui sert de table à ce volume": 16 p. at end. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Chez Le Sieur Feüillet - Feuillet, Raoul Auger
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1704

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  • Erweiterung der Kunst nach der Chorographie zu tanzen, Tänze zu erfinden, und aufzusetzen wie auch Anweisung zu verschiedenen National-Tänzen; als zu Englischen, Deutschen, Schwäbischen, Pohlnischen, Hannak- Masur- Kosak- und Hungarischen; mit Kupfern; nebst einer Anzahl Englischer Tänze

    Erweiterung der Kunst nach der Chorographie zu tanzen, Tänze ...

    Book. print | 109, [1] p. viii fold. pl. (incl. music) 17 cm. | Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Feldtenstein, C. J. Von
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1772

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  • Le  répertoire des bals ou Theorie-pratique des contredanses, décrites d'une maniere aisée avec des figures démonstratives pour les pouvoir danser facilement, auxquelles on a ajouté les airs notés

    Le répertoire des bals ou Theorie-pratique des contredanses,...

    Book. print | v. front. (v. 2) fold. plates, diagrs. 20 cm. | Engraved throughout; line borders. Imprint varies. Vol. 1 is in 2 parts. The second part has special t.-p.: Suite du Répertoire des bals, ou recueil de contredanses. Par le s. de La Cuisse. Paris, Melle Castagnery, 1762. The same title occurs in v. 2-3, following the special t.-p. indicated below. Vols. ...

    • Contributor: Cailleau [Etc.] - La Cuisse (Sr. De) - La Cuisse
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1762

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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

    Recüeil de contredances mises en chorégraphie d'une maniére s...

    Biography. Book. print | 16 p.l., 192 p. diagrs. 15 cm. | Engraved throughout. Contains music. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

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

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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 describ'd, & ye rules demonstrated in an easie method adapted to the meanest capacity

    For the furthur improvement of dancing, A treatis of chorogra...

    Book. print | [4], 88 p. : diagrams, music ; 15 cm. (8vo) | Engraved throughout. Translation of: Recueil de contredances mises en chorégraphie. Dances written in notation: p. 25-88. Those by John Essex are listed in: Forrester, F.S. Ballet in England, 554. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). ...

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

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  • Music in miniature containing a collection of psalm tunes of various metres

    Music in miniature containing a collection of psalm tunes of ...

    print | 1 score (32 p.) ; 15 cm. | set in score by W. Billings. (Statement Of Responsibility). Without words. Includes index. RISM, A/I/1, B 2652 (Citation/Reference). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Printed and Sold by the Author at His House in Boston, Ne. - Billings, William
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1779

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  • The  dancing-master: or, The art of dancing explained Wherein the manner of performing all steps in ball dancing is made easy by a new and familiar method. In two parts ... The whole containing sixty figures drawn from the life, and curiously engraved on copper plates

    The dancing-master: or, The art of dancing explained Wherein...

    Book. print | xxxii, 160 p. front., 56 pl. (part fold.) 25 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: Printed and Sold by Him, and J. Brotherton - Rameau, Pierre
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1728

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  • Recueil de dances

    Recueil de dances

    Book. print | 1 p.l., 72 p. of diagrs. 24 cm. | 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. (Additional Physical Form). With his Chorégraphie, ou l'Art de décrire la dance par caracteres ... Paris, 1713. Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). ...

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

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  • Historical Topics --                        The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    Historical Topics -- The Library of Co...

    The history of America is reflected through its songs. Read more about how immigration and migration; work and industry; social change; war and conflict; politics and political campaigns; and sports and leisure in the United States have been portrayed in song. Listen to examples for all.

    • Date: 1581
  • A  collection of ball-dances perform'd at court viz. the Richmond, the roundeau, the rigadoon, the favourite, the Spanheim, and the Britannia

    A collection of ball-dances perform'd at court viz. the Rich...

    Book. print | 3 p.l., 41 plates on 32 l. 27 cm. | Plates contain diagrams of dance figures; at head of each diagram, the tune for the dance figure is represented. Book-plate of Alfred Henry Littleton and Rosalind Littleton. Bound in full mottled calf, gilt, inside borders, by Rivière. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (Additional ...

    • Contributor: Printed for the Author, and Sold by J. Vaillant - Isaac (Mr) - Isaac
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1706

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  • Urania, or A choice collection of psalm-tunes, anthems and hymns

    Urania, or A choice collection of psalm-tunes, anthems and hymns

    310 p. |

    • Contributor: Lyon, James
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1761

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

    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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  • Timeline --                        The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    Timeline -- The Library of Congress Ce...

    Explore the relationship between cultural and historical events to American song on this timeline.

    • Date: 1759
  • The  singing master's assistant; or, Key to practical musick being an abridgment from the New-England psalm-singer : together with several other tunes never before published

    The singing master's assistant; or, Key to practical musick ...

    print | 1 score (15, 104 p.) ; 11 x 20 cm. | composed by William Billings ... (Statement Of Responsibility). "Engrav'd by Benja. Pierpont Junr. Roxbury 1778"--Colophon. Includes index. RISM, A/I/1, B 2651 (Citation/Reference). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: E. Russell, Pr. - Billings, William
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1781

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  • A  new version of the psalms of David

    A new version of the psalms of David

    405 p. |

    • Contributor: Brady, Nicholas - Tate, Nahum
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1767

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  • An  essay for the further improvement of dancing being a collection of figure dances, of several numbers, compos'd by the most eminent masters; describ'd in characters after the newest manner of Monsieur Feuillet

    An essay for the further improvement of dancing being a coll...

    Book. print | 5 p.l., 54 pl. (partly fold.) 26 x 19 cm. | Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: J. Walsh [Etc.] - Pemberton, E.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1711

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  • Traité sur l'art de la danse dédié á Monsieur Gardel, l'ainé

    Traité sur l'art de la danse dédié á Monsieur Gardel, l'ainé

    Book. print | 1 p.l., A-D, 122 p. incl. diagrs., music. 22 cm. | Engr. t-p. and text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Boüin - [Etc., Etc - Malpied (M) - Malpied
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1770

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  • Adams and liberty

    Adams and liberty

    "Adams and liberty" is written to the tune of the Anacreontic song, and this is believed to be the first American book publication of the music of that song. Published in "The American musical miscellany," pages 211-218. Author was christened Thomas Paine, and changed his name after the piece was published.

    • Contributor: A. Wright, for D. Wright and Company - [Smith, John Stafford?] - [Paine Jr., Robert Treat]
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1798

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  • Prima, e seconda memoria per servire alla istoria del ballo degli antichi

    Prima, e seconda memoria per servire alla istoria del ballo d...

    Book. print | 1 p.l., 33-44, 33-42 p. 25 x 19 cm. | Title vignette. Previously published in the Académie royale des inscriptions et belles-lettres. Histoire, avec les Mémoires de littérature tirez des registres de cette Académie. Paris, 1736. t.I, p. 93-135. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote ...

    • Contributor: Burette, (Pierre Jean) (M) - Burette
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1746

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

    The royall Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's birt...

    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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  • About this Collection --                        The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    About this Collection -- The Library o...

    See and Hear American History Through Song "Know the songs of a country and you will know its history for the true feeling of a people speaks through what they sing." – Preface to The Songs of Henry Clay Work (1884) Listen to the changes in the "Star Spangled Banner" as played by different bands in different eras. Look at the ways in which ...

    • Date: 1581
  • Abbregé de la nouvelle methode, dans l'art d'écrire ou de traçer toutes sortes de danses de ville

    Abbregé de la nouvelle methode, dans l'art d'écrire ou de tra...

    Book. print | 5 p.l., 111 (i.e. 110), [2] p., 1 l., 83 p. incl. diagrs. 20 cm. | LC copy imperfect: p. 29-30 of pt. 1 wanting. Privilege dated 1725. No. 73 apparently omitted in paging of pt. 1. Part 2, engraved throughout, has title: Seconde partie contenant douze des plus belles danses de Monsieur Pecour ... et remis en choregraphie suivant la ...

    • Contributor: Chez L'Auteur, Faubourg St Germain [Etc - Rameau, Pierre
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1725

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  • Every inch a sailor. Sold by J. Pitts. Great St., Andrew St

    Every inch a sailor. Sold by J. Pitts. Great St., Andrew St

    Song Sheet. print | 1 score | In English. (Language). Print (Form).

    • Original Format: Books - Notated Music
    • Date: 1791

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  • Potpourri françois des contre-danse ancienne tel quil se danse chez la Reine

    Potpourri françois des contre-danse ancienne tel quil se dans...

    Book. print | 2 v. : diagrams, music ; 22 cm. | Title proper, extent statement, and approximate date of publication from Derra de Moroda. Each of the 12 pieces which together with 4 unnumbered pages at the beginning form v. 1 has special t.p. with title: Potpourri françois de contre danse ancienne ... arrangé et mis au jour par M[onsieu]r Landrin, m[aî]tre de ...

    • Contributor: Chez Landrin - M[Archan]D De Musique Ét De Dans[E] - Lahante - M[Aî]Tre De Danse - M[Ademoise]Lle Castagnery - Et Aux Adresse Ordinaires - Landrin
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1760

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  • Illustrated Sound Recordings --                        The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    Illustrated Sound Recordings -- The Li...

    Performances of song and concerts from the Library of Congress are available on this site as well as interviews with performers and composers.

    • Date: 1759
  • The  continental harmony containing, a number of anthems, fuges, and chorusses, in several parts : never before published

    The continental harmony containing, a number of anthems, fug...

    print | 1 score (199 p.) ; 14 x 23 cm. | composed by William Billings ... (Statement Of Responsibility). Includes index. LC copy 1 imperfect: pages between the t.p. verso and p. vii wanting. Evans, 26673 (Citation/Reference). RISM, A/I/1, B2655 (Citation/Reference). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: By Isaiah Thomas and Ebenezer T. Andrews, Sold at Their Bookstore - By Said Thomas in Worcester, and by the Booksellers in Boston, and Elsewhere - Billings, William - John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1794

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  • Curator Talks --                        The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    Curator Talks -- The Library of Congre...

    The curators of the collections at the Library of Congress give more information about the history of song in the United States in these brief "Curator Talk" videos with the help of illustrations and audio clips.

    • Date: 1759
  • Tratado dos principaes fundamentos da dança obra muito util, naõ sómente para esta mocidade, que quer aprender a dançar bem, mas ainda para as pessoas honestas, e polidas, as quaes ensina as regras para bem andar, saudar, e fazer todas as cortezias, que convem em as assembleas adonde o uzo do mundo a todos chama

    Tratado dos principaes fundamentos da dança obra muito util, ...

    Book. print | 6 p.l., 3-138 p., 3 l. 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: Na Officina Dos Irmaõs Ginhoens - Bonem, Natal Jacome
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1767

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  • A  cotilion [sic]

    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
  • The  psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs of the Old and New-Testament

    The psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs of the Old and New-Te...

    392 p. |

    • Contributor: Tufts, John
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1744

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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

    The princess Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys bir...

    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  singing master's assistant, or, Key to practical music being an abridgement from the New-England psalm-singer; together with several other tunes, never before published

    The singing master's assistant, or, Key to practical music b...

    print | 1 score (29, [1], 104 p.) ; 12 x 20 cm. | composed by William Billings ... (Statement Of Responsibility). "Engrav'd by Benja. Pierpont Junr. Roxbury 1778"--Colophon. Without the "Encomium on music." Includes index. RISM, A/I/1, B 2647 (Citation/Reference). acquire 2 shelf copies [policy default] (Selection Decision). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Printed by Draper and Folsom - Billings, William
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1778

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  • Sixteen anthems

    Sixteen anthems

    80 p. | collected from Tans'ur, Williams, Knapp, Asworth & Stephenson. To which is added, a few psalm tunes. Proper to entertain and improve those who have made some proficiency in the art of singing. (Statement Of Responsibility).

    • Contributor: Flagg, Josiah
    • Original Format: Notated Music - Books
    • Date: 1766

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  • Articles About Songs --                        The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    Articles About Songs -- The Library of...

    Original essays and articles are available on this site to help provide historical context and a deeper view for those who wish to learn more about particular topics. The Library's curators have written articles on historical topics and song, musical styles, individual songs, and songs of various ethnic groups in America.

    • Date: 1759
  • The  Godolphin Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1714

    The Godolphin Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys bi...

    Book. print | [7] 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: 1714

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  • The  Suffolk harmony consisting of psalm tunes, fuges, and anthems

    The Suffolk harmony consisting of psalm tunes, fuges, and an...

    print | 1 score ([2], 56, 8, 8 p.) ; 12 x 21 cm. | composed by William Billings ... (Statement Of Responsibility). "An anthem for Easter": p. 1-8 (3rd group); "An anthem. Psalm 127": p. 1-8 (4th group). RISM, a/I/1, B 2654 (Citation/Reference). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Engraved and Printed by J. Norman, for the Author - Billings, William
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1786

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  • Seven [i.e. eight] songs for the harpsichord or forte-piano

    Seven [i.e. eight] songs for the harpsichord or forte-piano

    sheet music | [15] l. 24 x 35 cm. | Sheet Music (Form). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Published by T. Dobson, I. Aitken - Hopkinson, Francis
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1788

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  • The  Pastorall Mr. Issac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1713

    The Pastorall Mr. Issac's new dance made for Her Majestys bi...

    Book. print | [12] p. : 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: 1713

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  • Interactive Maps --                        The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    Interactive Maps -- The Library of Con...

    See the connection between America's geography and song through interactive maps that offer songs from the states and about the states.

    • Date: 1581
  • Receuil danglaise arrangees avec leurs traits telle quel se danse, ché la Reine

    Receuil danglaise arrangees avec leurs traits telle quel se d...

    Book. print | 11, [2], 3 p. : diagrams, music ; 23 cm. | Engraved throughout. Chainlines vertical; no watermark found. Signatures: [1]¡ chi℗. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Landrin, M[Archan]D De Musique Ét De Dans[E] ... Ét Chez Mlle Castagnery - Landrin
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1760

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  • Per. receüil [sic] de danses de bal pour l'année 1703

    Per. receüil [sic] de danses de bal pour l'année 1703

    Book. print | 2 p.l., 27 p. of diagrs. 22 cm. | Full-page diagrams; at head of each diagram, the tune for the dance figure is represented. "Airs de danses contenües en ce recüil [sic]": verso of t.-p. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Le Sieur Feüillet [Etc.] - Feuillet, Raoul Auger
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1702

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  • The  New-England psalm-singer, or, American chorister containing a number of psalm-tunes, anthems, and canons : in four and five parts : (never before published)

    The New-England psalm-singer, or, American chorister contain...

    print | 1 score (10, 109 p.) ; 17 x 23 cm. | composed by William Billings ... (Statement Of Responsibility). Includes index. RISM, A/I/1, B 2646 (Citation/Reference). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Printed by Edes and Gill - And to Be Sold by Them - By Deacon Elliot - By Josiah Flagg - By Gillam Bass - And by the Author - Billings, William
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1770

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  • Music of Francis Hopkinson

    Music of Francis Hopkinson

    sheet music | 36 p. of ms. music ; 24 x 31 cm. | Title from slipcase spine. In ink, in the hand of Francis Hopkinson. Songs, vocal duets, harpsichord music, and one violin duet. Composed by Hopkinson and various other composers, chiefly James Bremner. The vocal music with ground bass, in part figured. "To tune the harpsichord--FH"--Tipped in page. English words. acquire 1 ...

    • Contributor: Hopkinson, Francis - Marian S. Carson Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1780

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  • About this Collection --                        The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    About this Collection -- The Library o...

    See and Hear American History Through Song "Know the songs of a country and you will know its history for the true feeling of a people speaks through what they sing." – Preface to The Songs of Henry Clay Work (1884) Listen to the changes in the "Star Spangled Banner" as played by different bands in different eras. Look at the ways in which ...

    • Date: 1581
  • Méthode pour exercer l'oreille a la mesure dans l'art de la danse

    Méthode pour exercer l'oreille a la mesure dans l'art de la d...

    Book. print | 2 p.l., 56 p., 1 l., 20 p. music. 21 cm. | "Seconde partie, contenant des airs de différens mouvemens, pour exercer l'oreille à la mesure, dans le menuet & dans la contre-danse," with special t.-p.: 1 l., 20 p. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). ...

    • Contributor: Chez Valade, Libraire - Bacquoy Guédon, Alexis
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1785

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  • Boston patriotic song [Adams and liberty]

    Boston patriotic song [Adams and liberty]

    Lyrics only -- tune called for is "To Anacreon in Heaven." Printed in "A collection of songs" (Charles Dibdin, compiler?), pages 326-328.

    • Contributor: J. Bioren for H. & P. Rice - [Paine Jr., Robert Treat]
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1799

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  • [Contredanses; description des figures, plan des figures]

    [Contredanses; description des figures, plan des figures]

    Book. print | 5 v. : ill., music ; 21-22 cm. | LC v. 1 has spine title: Les plaisirs de l'Arquebuse; v. 2 has spine title: Recueil de danses. LC v. 4 not available at time of cataloging. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1700

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  • 1759 to 1799 --                        The Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America

    1759 to 1799 -- The Library of Congres...

    Cultural and historical events from 1759 to 1799 related to American song.

    • Date: 1759
  • La  danse ancienne et moderne ou Traité historique de la danse

    La danse ancienne et moderne ou Traité historique de la danse

    Book. print | 3 v. 14 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: Chez J. Neaulme - Cahusac, Louis De
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1754

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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

    The Northumberland Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majest...

    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  royall gailliarde Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's birth day 1710

    The royall gailliarde Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Maj...

    Book. print | [14] 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 J. Walsh & P. Randall ... & J. Hare - Isaac (Mr) - Isaac
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1710

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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

    Chorégraphie, ou L'art de décrire la dance par caracteres, fi...

    Book. print | 3 p.l., 95 p. diagrs. 24 cm. | Engraved throughout. Contains music. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). With this are bound the author's Recueil de dances ... Paris, 1709, and Recueil de dances, composées par M. Pecour ... et mise sur le papier par M. Feuillet ... Paris, 1709. Print ...

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

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  • [ Song 566] Anacreontic Society

    [ 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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  • Arte de danzar a la francesa adornado con quarenta figuras, que enseñan el modo de hacer todos los diferentes passos de la danza del minuete, con todas sus reglas, y de conducir los brazos en cada passo: Y en quatro figuras, el modo de danzar los tres passapies. Tambien estàn escritos en solfa, para que qualquier musico los sepa tañer

    Arte de danzar a la francesa adornado con quarenta figuras, q...

    Book. print | 4 p.l., 72 p. illus., diagrs. 14 cm. | Contains music. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: P. Minguet, En Su Casa - Minguet É Irol, Pablo
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1737

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  • Recueil de dances

    Recueil de dances

    Book. print | 1 p.l., 84 p. of diagr. (part fold.) 24 cm. | 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. (Additional Physical Form). With his Chorégraphie, ou L'art de décrire la dance par caractères ... Paris, 1713. Print (Form). Electronic ...

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

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  • The  dancing-master; or, Directions for dancing country-dances with the tunes to each dance, for the treble-violin. Vol. the 2d

    The dancing-master; or, Directions for dancing country-dance...

    Book. print | 360 p. 12 x 21 cm. | First ed. published 1650 by John Playford under title: The English dancing-master. 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 by W. Pearson and Sold by J. Young
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1728

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  • The  gentleman & lady's companion containing the newest cotillions and country dances, to which is added, instances of ill manners, to be carefully avoided by youth of both sexes

    The gentleman & lady's companion containing the newest cotil...

    Book. print | 24 p. ; 13 cm. (12mo) | Signatures: [A]℗ B♯ C℗ D♯. 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: Printed by J. Trumbull
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1798

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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 the arms, &c. Whereby any person (who understands dancing) may of himself learn all manner of dances

    Orchesography; or, The art of dancing by characters and demon...

    Book. print | 3 p.l., 120 p. diagrs. 27 cm. | Engraved throughout. The Rigadoon, the Louver, and the Brittagne, by Mr. Isaac (p. 101-120) consist of diagrams; at head of each diagram, the tune for the dance figure is represented. Bound in mottled calf, panelled, with gold tooling. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical ...

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

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  • The  art of dancing explained by reading and figures whereby the manner of performing the steps is made easy by a new and familiar method

    The art of dancing explained by reading and figures whereby ...

    Book. print | 12 p.l., [3]-159, [1] p. front. (port.) 37 pl. 30 x 23 cm. | The frontispiece is dated 1754. Many of the plates contain tunes for the dances which they illustrate. 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: Printed for the Author - Tomlinson, Kellom
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1735

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  • Yankee doodle

    Yankee doodle

    sheet music | Music associated with the Union side Sheet Music (Form).

    • Contributor: S. T. Gordon - Gordon, S. T.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1861

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  • The  rigadoon royal Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1711

    The rigadoon royal Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majest...

    Book. print | [9] 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 ... & I. Hare - Isaac (Mr) - Isaac
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1711

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  • Schriftsmässige Beantwortung der Frage Was von dem weltüblichen Tanzen und Spielen zu halten sey und ob es nicht mit zur Christlichen Freyheit gehöre?

    Schriftsmässige Beantwortung der Frage Was von dem weltüblich...

    Book. print | 192 p. 18 cm. | Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Im Verlag Des Wäysenhauses - Bogatzky, Carl Heinrich Von
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1750

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  • Le  maître a danser Qui enseigne la maniere de faire tous les differens pas de danse dans toute la régularité de l'art, & de conduire les bras à chaque pas

    Le maître a danser Qui enseigne la maniere de faire tous les...

    Book. print | xxiv, 271, [1] p. front., plates, diagrs. 20 cm. | Plates signed: P. Rameau, invenit et fecìt. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Rollin Fils - Rameau, Pierre
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1748

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