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  • Book/Printed Material
    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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  • Notated Music
    The Anacreontic song sheet music | 3 p., 13 x 9 3/4 in. | "As sung at the Crown and Anchor Tavern in the Strand." First edition. Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Longman and Broderip - [Smith, John Stafford] - Tomlinson, Ralph
    • Date: 1779

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  • Notated Music
    The Anacreontic song sheet music | 2 p., 9 1/4 x 13 in. | This is likely the 3rd issue from after 1782. "As sung at the Crown and Anchor Tavern in the Strand." Sheet Music (Form).
    • Contributor: Longman and Broderip - [Smith, John Stafford] - Tomlinson, Ralph
    • Date: 178?

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  • Book/Printed Material
    [ 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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  • Book/Printed Material
    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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  • Book/Printed Material
    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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  • Book/Printed Material
    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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  • Book/Printed Material
    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, ...
    Treatis of chorography | Art of dancing country dances after a new character
    Book. print | [4], 88 p. : diagrams, music ; 15 cm. (8vo) | translated from the French of Monsr Feuillet, and improv'd wth. many additions, all fairly engrav'd on copper plates, and a new collection of country dances describ'd in ye same character by Iohn Essex, dancing master. (Statement Of Responsibility). Engraved throughout. Translation of: Recueil de contredances mises en chor├ęgraphie. Dances written...
    • 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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  • Book/Printed Material
    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 ...
    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: Printed For, & Sold by Ino. Walsh - Feuillet, Raoul-Auger - Weaver, John - Isaac
    • Date: 1715

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  • Book/Printed Material
    A treatise on the art of dancing Book. print | 2 p.l., [ix]-xvi, [17]-292 p. fold. front. 20 cm. | By Giovanni Andrea Gallini. (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). LBJe21
    • Contributor: Printed for the Author and Sold by R. Dodsley [Etc.] - Gallini, Giovanni-Andrea
    • Date: 1772

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  • Book/Printed Material
    A cotilion [sic]
    Cotillion
    Book. print | fold. pl. 28 x 23 cm. | [By] W. H. Kingsbury. (Statement Of Responsibility). 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
  • Book/Printed Material
    The friendship Mr. Isaac's new dance for the year 1715 Book. print | [8] leaves : ill., music ; 29 cm. (fol.) | the tune by Mr. Paisible ; engraven in characters & figures for the use of masters writ by Mr. Pemberton ... (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: Printed for I. Walsh ... And I. Hare - Isaac (Mr) - Isaac
    • Date: 1715

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  • Book/Printed Material
    The Pastorall Mr. Issac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1713
    Pastoral
    Book. print | [12] p. : ill., music ; 29 cm. (fol.) | the tune by Mr. Paisible ; engraven in characters and figures for the use of masters writ by Mr. Pemberton ... (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: Printed for I. Walsh ... And I. Hare - Isaac (Mr) - Isaac
    • Date: 1713

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  • Book/Printed Material
    The rigadoon royal Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1711 Book. print | [9] leaves : ill., music. ; 29 cm. (fol.) | engraven in characters & figures for the use of masters writ by Mr. de la Garde, dancing master ... (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: Printed for I. Walsh ... & I. Hare - Isaac (Mr) - Isaac - Paisible, James
    • Date: 1711

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  • Book/Printed Material
    The royal Ann Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1712
    Royall Ann
    Book. print | [8] leaves : ill., music ; 29 cm. (fol.) | the tune by Mr. Paisible ; engraven in characters & figures for the use of masters ... (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: Printed for I. Walsh ... & I. Hare - Isaac (Mr) - Isaac
    • Date: 1712

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  • Book/Printed Material
    The royal Portuguez Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's birth day 1709
    Royal Portuguese
    Book. print | [14] leaves : ill., music ; 29 cm. (fol.) | the tune by Mr. Paisible ; engraven in characters & figurs [sic] for the use of masters writ by Mr. de la Garde ... and revis'd by the author ... (Statement Of Responsibility). LC copy imperfect: 12th couplet supplied in ms. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as...
    • Contributor: Printed for I. Walsh & P. Randall ... & I. Hare - Isaac (Mr) - Isaac
    • Date: 1709

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  • Book/Printed Material
    The royall gailliarde Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's birth day 1710
    Royal galliard
    Book. print | [14] leaves : ill., music ; 29 cm. (fol.) | the tune by Mr. Paisible ; engraven in characters & figures for the use of ma[ste]rs writt [sic] by Mr. de la Garde ... (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: Printed for J. Walsh & P. Randall ... & J. Hare - Isaac (Mr) - Isaac
    • Date: 1710

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  • Book/Printed Material
    The Godolphin Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1714 Book. print | [7] leaves : ill., music ; 29 cm. (fol.) | the tune by Mr. Paisible ; engraven in characters & figures for the use of masters writ by Mr. Pemberton ... (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: Printed for I. Walsh ... And I. Hare - Isaac (Mr) - Isaac
    • Date: 1714

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  • Book/Printed Material
    An essay for the further improvement of dancing being a collection of figure dances, of several numbers, compos'd by the most eminent masters; describ'd in characters after the newest manner of Monsieur ... Book. print | 5 p.l., 54 pl. (partly fold.) 26 x 19 cm. | By E. Pemberton. To which is added, three single dances, viz. a chacone by Mr. Isaac, a passacaille by Mr. L'Abbe, and a jig by Mr. Pecour ... (Statement Of Responsibility). Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic...
    • Contributor: J. Walsh [Etc.] - Pemberton, E.
    • Date: 1711

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  • Book/Printed Material
    The 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
    Book. print | xxxii, 160 p. front., 56 pl. (part fold.) 25 cm. | Done from the French of Monsieur Rameau, by J. Essex ... (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). FINIS.
    • Contributor: Printed and Sold by Him, and J. Brotherton - Rameau, Pierre - Essex, John
    • Date: 1728

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  • Book/Printed Material
    The art of dancing explained by reading and figures whereby the manner of performing the steps is made easy by a new and familiar method
    Art of dancing explain'd
    Book. print | 12 p.l., [3]-159, [1] p. front. (port.) 37 pl. 30 x 23 cm. | being the original work, first design'd in the year 1724, and now published by Kellom Tomlinson, dancing-master ... In two books. (Statement Of Responsibility). The frontispiece is dated 1754. Many of the plates contain tunes for the dances which they illustrate. Available also through the Library of...
    • Contributor: Printed for the Author - Tomlinson, Kellom
    • Date: 1735

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  • Book/Printed Material
    A collection of ball-dances perform'd at court viz. the Richmond, the roundeau, the rigadoon, the favourite, the Spanheim, and the Britannia Book. print | 3 p.l., 41 plates on 32 l. 27 cm. | All compos'd by Mr. Isaac, and writ down in characters, by John Weaver, dancing-master. (Statement Of Responsibility). Plates contain diagrams of dance figures; at head of each diagram, the tune for the dance figure is represented. Book-plate of Alfred Henry Littleton and Rosalind Littleton. Bound in full mottled calf, gilt, inside...
    • Contributor: Printed for the Author, and Sold by J. Vaillant - Isaac (Mr) - Isaac - Weaver, John - Paisible, James
    • Date: 1706

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  • Book/Printed Material
    The dancing-master; or, Directions for dancing country-dances with the tunes to each dance, for the treble-violin. Vol. the 2d
    Directions for dancing country-dances
    Book. print | 360 p. 12 x 21 cm. | First ed. published 1650 by John Playford 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 W. Pearson and Sold by J. Young - Playford, John
    • Date: 1728

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