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    The Anacreontick Song

    It is this edition from which most claims of Smith's authorship of the tune come. While it is accepted that he did the arrangement for the tune, other initial sources for the melody have been given as an old hunting song or traditional bar song. Published in "A fifth book of canzonets, catches, canons & glees, sprightly and plaintive, with a part for the ...

    • Contributor: "printed for the Author" - Smith, John Stafford - [tomlinson, Ralph]
    • Date: 1799

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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
    • Date: 1778

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    To Anacreon, in heav'n

    First book printing of both the poem and the tune of the Anacreontic song. There is reasonable historical doubt about John Stafford Smith's actual composition of the melody. Published in "The vocal enchantress," pages 336-338.

    • Contributor: J. Fielding - [smith, John Stafford?] - [tomlinson, Ralph]
    • Date: 1783

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    Sacred songs and solos

    Hymnal. print | unpaged. | Only 2 pages digitized (1 digital image). (Digital Conversion). Print (Form).

    • Contributor: Morgan & Scott Ld. - Sankey, Ira D. - Sankey, Ira David
    • Date: 1877
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    The sorrows of Werter. Published May 1st 1877 by J. Pitts. No. 14 G. St. Andrews St. 7 Dials London

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

    • Date: 1877
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    The dancing master; or, Directions for dancing country dances with the tunes to each dance, for the treble-violin

    Book. print | 2 v. in 1. 11 x 20 cm. | Vol. 2, 2d ed., has imprint: Printed for H. Playford, 1698. First ed. published 1651 [i.e. 1650] 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 J. Heptinstall, for H. Playford
    • Date: 1698

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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
    • 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
    • Date: 1711

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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
    • Date: 1713

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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
    • Date: 1847

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    Coulon's hand-book containing all the last new and fashionable dances

    Book. print | xii, 99, [1] p. front. (port.) illus. 13 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: Jullien & Co. - Coulon
    • Date: 1860

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    Handbook of ball-room dancing

    Book. print | 2 p.l., 88 p. diagrs. 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: John Lane - John Lane Co. - Cree, Aubrey McMahon
    • Date: 1920

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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, ...

    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 - Essex, John
    • Date: 1710

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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 ...

    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 - Weaver, John - Isaac
    • Date: 1715

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    Dancing

    Book. print | xvii, 454 p. front., illus. (incl. music) plates. 19 cm. | Short contributions by Mrs. Wordsworth, Miss Middleton, the Hon. Mrs. Armytage and the Countess of Ancaster. First edition, 1895. 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: Longmans, Green - Frazer, (lily Grove) (lady) - Frazer
    • Date: 1907

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    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
    • Date: 1772

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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.
    • Date: 1788
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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
    • Date: 1894

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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
    • Date: 1715

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

    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
    • Date: 1713

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

    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 - Paisible, James
    • Date: 1711

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

    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
    • Date: 1712

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

    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
    • Date: 1709

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

    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
    • Date: 1710

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

    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
    • Date: 1714

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