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

    The first part of this manual discusses performance of various steps including demi coupé, coupé, bourée, chassé, and pirouette. Through the use of text and tables, Rameau also provides discussion on an improved and simplified version of Feuillet notation, the eighteenth-century system of recording dances. The second part of the text consists of notations for twelve duets choreographed by French dancer and choreographer, Guillaume-Louis ...

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

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  • Traité pratique et théorique de la danse

    Directory. Book. print | 2 p.l., 466 p. illus. 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: Garnier Frères - Bourgeois, Edmond
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1909

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

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

    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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  • 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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  • La danse, la tenue, le maintien, l'hygiène & l'éducation seul guide complet approuvé par l'Académie; renfermant 1,000 danses de tous les pays du monde pour salons, grands bals, sociétés, théâtre, concert, bals ...

    Bibliography. Book. print | 2 v. illus., diagrs. 24 cm. | Vol. 2 has title: Traité de la danse ... Grammaire de la danse et du bon ton à travers le monde et les siècles depuis le singe jusqu'a nos jours. 6341 danses ou pas différents et articles de tous genres sur la danse ... Vol. 1, "Cinquante-cinquième édition." Available also through the Library ...

    • Contributor: Giraudet, Eugène
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1885

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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.

    This treatise includes six solo dances for women; eight for men; and seventeen duets for a man and a woman, two women, or two men, all choreographed by French dancer and choreographer, Guillaume-Louis Pecour (c. 1653-1729). Feuillet notes that several of the dances were performed by some of the most famous theatrical dancers of the time including Marie-Thérèse Subligny, Claude Ballon, and Michel Blondy. ...

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

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  • Lettres à Sophie sur la danse suivies d'entretiens sur les danses ancienne, moderne, religieuse, civile et théâtrale

    Book. print | 344 p. front. (fold. facsim.) 22 cm. | Published in 1824 under title: Lettres et entretiens sur la danse ancienne, moderne, religieuse, civile et théâtrale. LC copy imperfect: p. 5-8 wanting. 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: Dondey-Dupré Père Et Fils - Baron, A. (Auguste) - Baron, A.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1825

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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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  • De la danse considérée sous le rapport de l'éducation physique

    Book. print | 114 p. 21 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: Les Marchands De Nouveautés [Etc.] - Alerme, P.-E.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1830

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  • [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 - Collection
    • Date: 17??

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  • Guide du bon danseur

    Book. print | x, 187 p., 1 l. illus., port. 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: Imp. Jouve & Cie - Bottallo, -G. (Barthélemy-G.) - Bottallo, -G.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1912

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  • Traité de la danse contenant la théorie et l'histoire des danses anciennes et modernes. Avec toutes les figures les plus nouvelles du cotillon

    Book. print | 1 p.l., 206 p. illus. 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: H. Delarue Et Cie - Desrat, G.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 190?

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  • Essai sur la danse, antique et moderne

    Book. print | 251, 24 p. front. 18 cm. | On cover: "Encyclopédie des dames." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site in as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).

    • Contributor: Audot - Voïart, Elise
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1823

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  • Le cotillon et les quadrilles actuels traité théorique et pratique

    Book. print | 157, [1] p. illus., diagrs. 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: E. Gérard Et Cie - Paul, F.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1877

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

    This instructional manual describes Baroque dance steps and their correlation with music using the notation system published by Raoul-Auger Feuillet in 1700. Additionally, the manual contains information on the minuet and also provides an extensive discussion on hand and arm positions.

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

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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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  • Histoire anecdotique et pittoresque de la danse chez les peuples anciens et modernes

    Book. print | 128 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: A. Aubry - Fertiault, F. (François) - Fertiault, F.
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1854

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  • Traitté contre les danses.

    An early example of an antidance treatise, this manual provides a foundation for arguments that continued to the end of the nineteenth century--that dancing is a sin against God. Much of Boiseul's argument is based on biblical examples (chapters and verses are noted in the margins of each page). While acknowledging that dance is mentioned in the Bible, the author is quick to point ...

    • Contributor: Boiseul, Jean - Les Heritiers De Hierosme Havltin
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1606

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  • Recueil de dances,

    With his Chorégraphie, ou l'Art de décrire la dance par caracteres ... 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 - Pécourt, Guillaume Louis - L'Auteur
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1709

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  • Quelques mots sur les danses modernes

    Book. print | 67 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: Charles Douniol - Brieux Saint-Laurent (Vicomte De) - Brieux Saint-Laurent
    • Original Format: Books
    • Date: 1863

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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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