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  • Salvation Annie

    Notated Music. print | 1 score (2 pages) ; 34 cm | words and music by Walter Montague ; [arr by Wm. J. Quinn] (Statement Of Responsibility). For voice. Manuscript in ink. Creator attribution from US Copyright catalog. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. (Additional Physical Form). Staff notation. (Language). Print (Form). Unmediated (Form). Volume (Form).

    • Contributor: Montague, Walter - Quinn, Wm. J.
    • Original Format: Notated Music
    • Date: 1911

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  • Stage and fancy dancing

    Book. print | 55 p. diagrs. 19 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: J. M. Wright - Nott, F. C.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1896

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  • The perfect art of modern dancing

    Book. print | 1 p.l., 65 p. illus. 15 cm. | Cover title. 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: Butterick Publishing Co. - Witherspoon, Edna
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1894

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  • Metodicheskoe rukovodstvo k obuchenīi︠u︡ tant︠s︡am v sredne-uchebnykh zavedenīi︠a︡kh s prilozhenīem rukovodstva dli︠a︡ dirizherov s 157-i︠u︡ figurami dli︠a︡ kadrili︠a︡, mazurki, valʹsa, polʹki i kotilʹona : posobīe dli︠a︡ uchiteleĭ tant︠s︡ev v kadetskikh korpusakh

    Book. print | 189 p. : ill. ; 23 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: [S.N.] - Chisti︠A︡Kov, A. D. (Aleksandr Dmitrīevich) - Chisti︠A︡Kov, A. D.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1893

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  • The tango and other up-to-date dances a practical guide to all the latest dances, tango, one step, innovation, hesitation, etc

    Book. print | 3 p.l., 13-137 p. incl. illus., plates, ports. front., double pl. 19 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: The Saalfield Publishing Co. - Hopkins, J. S.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1914

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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 ...

    Published in 1758 by engraver, writer, and translator Minguet é Irol, this manual incorporates sections of Raoul-Auger Feuillet's Chorégraphie (Paris, 1700) and Pierre Rameau's Le Maître de danser (Paris, 1725), although neither author is credited. Part one describes feet positions and the manner of managing one's hat, and provides a large vocabulary of steps used in eighteenth-century dance technique. Part two includes dances by ...

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

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  • Modern dancing: in the light of Scripture and facts

    Book. print | v, 7-104 p. 19 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: Baptist Book Concern - Gardner, William W.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1893

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  • An appeal to all Christians, especially the members of the Methodist Episcopal Church, against the practice of social dancing

    Book. print | iv, [5]-66 p. 15 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: P. M. Pinckard - Jones, John G. (John Griffing) - Jones, John G.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1867

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  • Dances of to-day

    Book. print | 176 p. incl. front. (port.) illus., plates. diagrs., music. 15 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: The Penn Publishing Co. - Newman, Albert W.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1914

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  • The terpsichorean monitor

    Book. print | 39 p. 9 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: E. A. Johnson & Co., Printers - Greene, William E.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1889

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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?

    This manual is an early German example of the literature against the practice of dancing. In this case, Bogatzky (1690-1774) compares gambling with dancing, and asks the reader to consider these practices in the context of Scripture, especially the Ten Commandments.

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

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

    In this history of dance, Burette (1665-1747) presents an extensive discussion on Greek and Roman dance, basing his information on literary references such as the Iliad and authors such as Lucian. Included in the discussion are tragic and serious ballet, satire, and pantomime. While this text illuminates the importance of Greek and Roman influence on the arts of the mid-eighteenth century, modern dance scholars ...

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

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  • Trattato del ballo nobile,

    Part one of this text consists of thirty-four chapters devoted to instructions for steps required in Italian Baroque dance including pirola (pirouette), sfuggito (echappé), passo unite (assemblé), and cadente (tombé). Each step is fully described and notated in Feuillet notation, the dance notation system first published by French choreographer Raoul-Auger Feuillet in 1700. The second part of the manual contains six chapters devoted to ...

    • Contributor: Dufort, Giovanni Battista - Nella Stamperia DI F. Mosca
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1728

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  • The social dance

    Book. print | 32 p. 20 cm. | Cover title. 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: The Author - Adams, R. A. (Revels Alcorn) - Adams, R. A.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1921

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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

    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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  • Irine skipping rope dance

    Book. print | 1 p.l., p. [154]-164. 19 cm. | Title vignette (port.) 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: Grant, Horatio N.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1895

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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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  • Tancuj, tancuj

    sound recording | 1 sound disc : analog, 80 rpm ; 10 in. | Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: baritone in Czecho-Slovak. Coupling date: 5/20/1921. (Venue). With (reverse side): Aj, lucka lucka siroka (Oh the wide, wide field) / Alois Havrilla. DLC Sound Recording (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Sound Recording (Form). Sound Disc (Form).

    • Contributor: Edison - Havrilla, Alois
    • Original Format: Audio Recordings
    • Date: 1921
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 ...

    Portuguese dancing master Bonem's manual borrows from the work of contemporary French sources, including dancing masters Guillaume-Louis Pecour and Pierre Rameau. The manual's fourteen chapters focus on dance in the court of Louis XIV and include discussion on feet positions, bows appropriate for various occasions, and the steps and arm positions for the minuet.

    • Contributor: Bonem, Natal Jacome - Na Officina Dos Irmaõs Ginhoens
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1767

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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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  • Dancing at home and abroad

    Book. print | 104 p. 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: O. Ditson & Co. - Cleveland, C. H. (Jr) - Cleveland, C. H.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1878

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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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