Book/Printed MaterialA collection of ball-dances perform'd at court:viz. the Richmond, the roundeau, the rigadoon, the favourite, the Spanheim, and the Britannia Dancer, teacher, and theoretician John Weaver (1673-1760) compiled this important collection of choreographies by Mr. Isaac. With melodies composed by James Paisible, the collection contains six ballroom dances: "The Richman," "The Rondeau," "The Rigadoon," "The Favorite," "The Spanheim," and "The Britannia." All are couple dances and are notated in a notation system first published in 1700 by dancing master Raoul-Auger Feuillet (1659 or 1660-1710)....
- Contributor: Isaac - Weaver, John - Paisible, James - Isaac (Mr) - Printed for the Author, and Sold by J. Vaillant
- Date: 1706
Book/Printed MaterialOrchesography; 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 ...
Orchesography | Art of dancing by characters and demonstrative figures | Art of dancing Book. print | 3 p.l., 120 p. diagrs. 27 cm. | Being an exact and just translation from the French of Monsieur Feuillet. By John Weaver, dancing master. (Statement Of Responsibility). 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...
- Contributor: Isaac - Weaver, John - Printed For, & Sold by Ino. Walsh - Feuillet, Raoul-Auger
- Date: 1715
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