Book/Printed MaterialModern dancing Book. print | 175 p.,  leaves of plates : ill. ; 21 cm. | by Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Castle ; with many illustrations from photographs and moving pictures of the newest dances for which the authors posed ; introduction by Elisabeth Marbury. (Statement Of Responsibility). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional...
- Contributor: World Syndicate Co. - Castle, Vernon
- Date: 1914
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Book/Printed MaterialSchriftsmässige 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: Im Verlag Des Wäysenhauses - Bogatzky, Carl Heinrich Von
- Date: 1750
Book/Printed MaterialTratado dos principæs 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 quæs ensina as ...
Tratado da dança 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
- Date: 1767
Book/Printed MaterialChorégraphie, 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 | Art de décrire la dance par caracteres, figures et signes desmonstratifs 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: Chez Le Sr Dezais - Feuillet, Raoul-Auger - Dezais, Jacques
- Date: 1713
Book/Printed MaterialRecueil 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. LAC tnb 2019-07-03 no edits (1 card)
- Contributor: L'auteur - Feuillet, Raoul-Auger
- Date: 1709
Book/Printed MaterialRecueil 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: L'auteur - Feuillet, Raoul-Auger - Pécourt, Guillaume Louis
- Date: 1709
Book/Printed MaterialPer. receüil [sic] de danses de bal pour l'année 1703
Premier recueil de danses de bal This treatise contains two duets choreographed by French dancer and choreographer Guillaume-Louis Pecour (c. 1653-1729) and notated in the eighteenth-century notation system first published by Raoul-Auger Feuillet in 1700. The system is based on tract drawings that trace the pattern of the dance. Additionally, bar lines in the dance score correspond to bar lines in the music score. Signs written on the right or...
- Contributor: Feuillet, Raoul-Auger - Le Sieur Feüillet [Etc.] - Pécourt, Guillaume Louis
- Date: 1702
Book/Printed MaterialLe 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
Theorie-pratique des contredanses This is a bound collection of contredanses, figured group dances for four or more couples that were popular during the last half of the eighteenth century. Each dance is described on four pages: a title page that gives the name of the dance and its choreographer, a page of text describing the figure, a page showing the floor pattern of the dance, and a...
- Contributor: La Cuisse (Sr. De) - Cailleau [Etc.] - La Cuisse
- Date: 1762
Book/Printed MaterialArte 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
- Date: 1737
Book/Printed MaterialNvove inventioni di balli, opera vaghissima ... nella quale si danno i giusti modi del ben portar la vita, e di accommodarsi con ogni leggiadria di mouimento alle creanze e gratie d'amore. ...
Nuove inventioni di balli Originally published as Le gratie d'amore in 1602, this manual is considered one of them most valuable and diverse primary sources on Italian court dance. Divided into three parts, the first part illuminates the career and students of dancing master Cesare Negri (ca. 1536-ca. 1604; also known as Il Trombone); the second is devoted to the era's most virtuosic dance type, the galliard; and...
- Contributor: Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress) - Pallavicini, Leone - Della Rovere, Giovanni Mauro - G. Bordone - Negri, Cesare
- Date: 1604
Book/Printed MaterialLe maître à 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 ... Originally published in 1725 and reissued in 1734 and 1748 by French dancing master and writer Pierre Rameau (1674-1748), this is one of the most important sources for the study and reconstruction of eighteenth-century dance technique. Part one of the text (with accompanying full-page plates) carefully describes the appropriate manner of walking, feet positions, bows, and a large vocabulary of steps. Part two covers...
- Contributor: Rameau, Pierre - Rollin Fils
- Date: 1748
Book/Printed MaterialThe 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 ...
Dancing-master | Art of dancing explained This is a translation of one of the most important sources for the study and reconstruction of eighteenth-century dance--Pierre Rameau's 1725 Le maître a danser. Translated by English dancer and writer John Essex (c. 1680-1744), part one of the text and accompanying full-page plates carefully focus on the appropriate manner of walking, feet positions, and bows, and describe a large vocabulary of steps. Part...
- Contributor: Essex, John - Rameau, Pierre - Printed and Sold by Him, and J. Brotherton
- Date: 1728
Book/Printed MaterialOrchesographie. Et traicte en forme de dialogve, par leqvel tovtes personnes pevvent facilement apprendre & practiquer l'honneste exercice des dances. Written by a French cleric, Jehan Tabourot, in the form of a dialogue between a dancing master and his student and originally published in 1588, this manual is an important tool in the understanding of late sixteenth-century French social dance. The manual provides critical information on social ballroom behavior and on the interaction of musicians and dancers. The book's usefulness is also enhanced by...
- Contributor: Imprimé Par Iehan Des Preyz - Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress) - Arbeau, Thoinot
- Date: 1589
Book/Printed MaterialErweiterung 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; ... Originally published in 1767 under the title Die Kunst nach der Choregraphie zu Tänze, Feldtenstein's manual utilizes text and tables to describe basic steps. The work includes figures for country dances and quadrilles, and a variety of national dances as well as figures and music for four contredanses. This manual is especially important for its description of the minuet as a duet and its...
- Contributor: Feldtenstein, C. J. Von
- Date: 1772
Book/Printed MaterialA treatise on the art of dancing Originally published in 1762 and reissued in 1765, this work borrows heavily from previously published materials, including the works of Locke, Goldini, and especially John Weaver's 1712 An Essay towards a history of dancing. Gallini (1728-1805) presents a history of dance, arguments for learning the art of dance, and a discourse on the minuet. Especialy interesting are Gallini's comments on European and non-European dance,...
- Contributor: Gallini, Giovanni-Andrea - Printed for the Author and Sold by R. Dodsley [Etc.]
- Date: 1772
Book/Printed MaterialPrima, e seconda memoria per servire alla istoria del ballo degli antichi
Memoria per la storia del ballo 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, (Pierre Jean) (M)
- Date: 1746
Book/Printed MaterialTraitté 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
- Date: 1606
Book/Printed MaterialFamiliar 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 ... Substantiated by quotations from other writers including Pascal, the Prince of Conti, Chief Justice Hale, and Archbishop Tillotson, Phillips declares dance to be a vain and idle amusement. While he acknowledges that many people assume the study of dance teaches good carriage and a "graceful and easy way of moving our limbs," he notes that Quakers, "who hold dancing in abomination," manage to display...
- Contributor: Phillips, John - Printed by T. Kirk - American Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1798
Book/Printed MaterialMéthode pour exercer l'oreille a la mesure, dans l'art de la danse In part one of this treatise, Bacquoy-Guédon (fl. 1780) presents a short history of dance as well as arguments in favor of dancing. The focus of this section is devoted to performance of contredanses and minuets. Part two contains eight-bar triple-meter airs for minuets and eight-bar duple-meter airs for contredanses, all composed for a single treble instrument. Additional music is included for a variant...
- Contributor: Chez Valade, Libraire - Bacquoy-Guédon, Alexis
- Date: 1785
Book/Printed MaterialFor 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 ...
Treatis of chorography | Art of dancing country dances after a new character This is a translation of Raoul-Auger Feuillet's treatise Recueil de contredances mises ... (Paris, 1706), by English dance, dancing master, and writer John Essex. Through the use of diagrams, the manual gives descriptions of floor patterns and motions for the feet and arms, indicates how the dance corresponds to the music, and provides rules for performance of English country dances, known in France as...
- Contributor: Essex, John - Sold by I. Walsh & P. Randall ... I. Hare ... I. Culen ... & by Ye Author - Feuillet, Raoul-Auger
- Date: 1710
Book/Printed MaterialIl ballarino di M. Fabritio Caroso da Sermoneta, diuiso in due trattati; nel primo de' quali si dimostra la diuersità de i nomi, che si danno à gli atti, & mouimenti, che ...
Ballarino This manual is one of the most important documents detailing late-Renaissance Italian court dance. Dancing master Fabritio Caroso (died 1605) describes fifty-four steps, provides rules for style and etiquette, and contains specific choreographies for eighty dances, most of which are designed for one couple. Many dances are preceded by full-page illustrations and each dance is provided with appropriate music notated in Italian lute tablature....
- Contributor: Caroso, Fabritio - Appresso Francesco Ziletti
- Date: 1581
Book/Printed MaterialNobiltà di dame del Sr. Fabritio Caroso da Sermoneta, libro, altra volta, chiamato Il ballarino. Nuouamente dal proprio auttore corretto, ampliato di nuoui balli, di belle regole, & alla perfetta theorica ridotto: ...
Nobiltà di dame | Ballarino In this significant manual detailing late-Renaissance Italian court dance, dancing master Caroso redefines and, in some cases, corrects information found in his first treatise, Il ballarino (1581). The manual gives rules for sixty-eight steps and contains specific choreographies for forty-nine dances. Many dances are preceded by full-page illustrations and each dance is provided with appropriate music written in Italian lute tablature and/or mensural notation....
- Contributor: Franco, Giacomo - Presso Il Muschio - Caroso, Fabritio
- Date: 1600
Book/Printed MaterialRecüeil 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: Chez Le Sieur Feüillet - Feuillet, Raoul-Auger - Pécourt, Guillaume Louis
- Date: 1704
Book/Printed MaterialRecüeil 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: L'auteur - Feuillet, Raoul-Auger
- Date: 1706
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