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    Trattato teorico-prattico di ballo,
    Trattato di ballo teorico-prattico Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    This manual represents one of the most important sources on dance technique for the second half of the eighteenth century and is a critical link between Baroque dance and early romantic ballet. Part one is divided into sixty sections describing various aspects of dance beginning with a statement on the utility of dance, and feet positions. The manual continues with descriptions of many steps,...
    • Contributor: Magri, Gennaro
    • Date: 1779
  • Book/Printed Material
    The danciad; or, Dancer's monitor. Being a descriptive sketch in verse, on the different styles and methods of dancing quadrilles, waltzes, country dances, &c. &c. ... Together with observations on the laws ...
    Dancer's monitor Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    Written in verse as a dramatic play in two parts, Thomas Wilson, dancing master to the King's Theatre, comments on the state of teaching, public balls, and the character of many dance instructors. Nearly every page contains additional remarks in the form of footnotes, ranging from an abstract of the 1752 Act of Parliament on illegal dancing to a long discourse on English country...
    • Contributor: Wilson, Thomas
    • Date: 1824
  • Article
    How to Read a Dance Manual - An American Ballroom Companion: Dance Instruction Manuals, ca. 1490-1920 - Digital Collections The Importance of Dance Manuals Il ballarino. Published 1581. Page Image Viewer | Bibliographic Information This Special Presentation is divided into three sections. The first section describes the importance of instructional books about dance, especially in eras before the advent of photography, film, or video. The second section provides information on just what we learn from studying these books; the third and fourth sections...
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    Video Directory - An American Ballroom Companion: Dance Instruction Manuals, ca. 1490-1920 - Digital Collections The following list describes the 75 video clips that illustrate portions of the Dance Instruction Manuals. These clips were selected from two different videotaping sessions. The first was a public event,
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    Western Social Dance: An Overview of the Collection - An American Ballroom Companion: Dance Instruction Manuals, ca. 1490-1920 - Digital Collections How to dance. A complete ball-room and party guide. Published 1878. Page Image Viewer | Bibliographic Information For centuries, in Europe and wherever Europeans have settled, the ballroom was the perfect setting for men and women to demonstrate their dancing abilities, to show their awareness of the latest fashions, and to display their mastery of polite behavior--qualities required for acceptance in society. The importance...
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    The dancing master; or, Directions for dancing country dances with the tunes to each dance, for the treble-violin
    Directions for dancing country dances
    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 - Playford, John - Playford, Henry
    • 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
    Royal
    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 - Paisible, James
    • Date: 1713

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    Illustrated portfolio of artistic dancing
    Few sketches of the interior and work done at Foreman Hall, Portland, Oregon, 1894-1895
    Biography. Book. print | [22] leaves : ill. ; 24 x 30 cm. | by Mrs. H.A. Foreman. (Statement Of Responsibility). Cover title. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: Peaslee Bros - Foreman, H. A. (Mrs) - Foreman, H. A.
    • Date: 1894

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    The social dance Book. print | 32 p. 20 cm. | by Dr. R. A. Adams. (Statement Of Responsibility). 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). 634 Franklin Ave. Kansas City, Kansas.
    • Contributor: The Author - Adams, R. A. (Revels Alcorn) - Adams, R. A.
    • Date: 1921

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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
    Encyclopédie-Roret, Danse
    Book. print | 2 p.l., iv, 111, [1] p. 16 cm. | par Blasis ... (Statement Of Responsibility). 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). BAR-SUR-SEINE. —IMP. SAILLARD
    • Contributor: Librairie Encyclopédique De Roret - Blasis, Carlo
    • Date: 1866

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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? Book. print | 192 p. 18 cm. | Als ein Anhang zu den Betrachtungen von der Freyheit der Gläubigen vom Gesetz auf Verlangen entworfen und in Druck gegeben von Carl Heinrich von Bogatzky. (Statement Of Responsibility). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
    • Contributor: Im Verlag Des Wäysenhauses - Bogatzky, Carl Heinrich Von
    • Date: 1750

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    Traitté contre les danses Book. print | 50 p. 16 cm. | Par Jean Boiseul. (Statement Of Responsibility). Printer's mark 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). FIN.
    • Contributor: Les Heritiers De Hierosme Havltin - Boiseul, Jean
    • Date: 1606

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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 ...
    Tratado da dança
    Book. print | 6 p.l., 3-138 p., 3 l. 16 cm. | Por Natal Jacome Bonem ... (Statement Of Responsibility). 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). Cap. XIV. Difcurfo fobreos movimentos dosbraços,p. 130
    • Contributor: Na Officina Dos Irmaõs Ginhoens - Bonem, Natal Jacome
    • Date: 1767

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    The public dance halls of Chicago
    Dance halls of Chicago
    Book. print | 13 p. 23 cm. | Text by Louise de Koven Bowen. (Statement Of Responsibility). 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). Section III. Whoever (being a corporation or a natural person) as an owner, agent or lessee of real estate used for...
    • Contributor: The Juvenile Protective Association of Chicago - Bowen, Louise De Koven
    • Date: 1917

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    Quelques mots sur les danses modernes Book. print | 67 p. 16 cm. | par le vte de B. Saint-Laurent. (Statement Of Responsibility). 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). IMPRIMERIE W. REMQUET, GOUPY ET C.Rue
    • Contributor: Charles Douniol - Brieux Saint-Laurent (Vicomte De) - Brieux Saint-Laurent
    • Date: 1863

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    May Christians dance? Book. print | 143 p. 16 cm. | By Jas. H. Brookes. (Statement Of Responsibility). 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). Small jobs can readily be sent by mail to our customers at cost of only 8 cents per lb.
    • Contributor: J. W. McIntyre - Brookes, James H. (James Hall) - Brookes, James H.
    • Date: 1869

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    Dance halls Ordinances governing the conduct of public dances and dance halls, city of Buffalo
    Dance ordinances of the city of Buffalo
    Book. print | 12 p. 14 x 8 cm. | Issued by the Common Council. Daniel J. Sweeney, City Clerk ... (Statement Of Responsibility). 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). D. J. SWEENEY,City Clerk.
    • Contributor: Buffalo (N.Y.)
    • Date: 1914

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    Prima, e seconda memoria per servire alla istoria del ballo degli antichi
    Memoria per la storia del ballo
    Book. print | 1 p.l., 33-44, 33-42 p. 25 x 19 cm. | del signor Burette. n°. II. (Statement Of Responsibility). Title vignette. Previously published in the Académie royale des inscriptions et belles-lettres. Histoire, avec les Mémoires de littérature tirez des registres de cette Académie. Paris, 1736. t.I, p. 93-135. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (Additional...
    • Contributor: Burette, (Pierre Jean) (M) - Burette, (Pierre Jean)
    • Date: 1746

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    La danse ancienne et moderne ou Traité historique de la danse
    Traité historique de la danse
    Book. print | 3 v. 14 cm. | Par M. de Cahusac ... (Statement Of Responsibility). 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). P. 167. 1. 15. d'Empafe, lifez d'Empufe.
    • Contributor: Chez J. Neaulme - Cahusac, Louis De
    • Date: 1754

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    A treatise on the theory and practice of dancing with an appropriate poem, in two cantos, and plates illustrative of the art Book. print | 6 p.l., 88 p. front., 3 col. pl. 18 cm. | By James P. Cassidy ... (Statement Of Responsibility). 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). And now the work, completely finished, lies;Which the devouring teeth of time defiesAs long as nymphs...
    • Contributor: Printed by William Folds - Cassidy, James P.
    • Date: 1810

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    La danse Comment on dansait, comment on danse Book. print | ix, 418 p. front., illus., plates (part col.) 28 cm. | Technique de Mme Berthe Bernay ... notation musicale de MM. Francis Casadesus et Jules Maugué. Illustrations de M. Valvérane. (Statement Of Responsibility). 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). 3477-3
    • Contributor: Garnier Frères - Charbonnel, Raoul
    • Date: 1899

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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. | sostavil A.D. Chisti︠a︡kov. (Statement Of Responsibility). 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.
    • Date: 1893

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    Clendenen's treatise on elementary and classical dancing
    Treatise on elementary and classical dancing
    Book. print | 174, [2] p. front. (port.) illus., pl. 21 cm. | By F. Leslie Clendenen ... (Statement Of Responsibility). 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). aham
    • Contributor: Instructor Publishing Co. - Clendenen, F. Leslie (Frank Leslie) - Clendenen, F. Leslie
    • Date: 1903

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