CollectionThe Library of Congress Celebrates the Songs of America See and Hear American History Through Song "Know the songs of a country and you will know its history for the true feeling of a people speaks through what they sing." – Preface to The Songs of Henry Clay Work (1884) Listen to the changes in the "Star Spangled Banner" as played by different bands in different eras. Look at the ways in which ...
- Date: 1581
Book/Printed MaterialThe 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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Book/Printed MaterialTraitté 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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Book/Printed MaterialNvove inventioni di balli opera vaghissima nella quale si danno i giusti modi del ben portar la vita, et di accommodarsi con ogni leggiadria di movimento alle creanze et gratie d'amore. Convenevoli ...
Nuove inventioni di balli Book. print | 296 (i.e. 300) p. illus., port. 33 cm. | Running title: Le gratie d'amore, the title under which the work was first published in 1602. Includes lute tablatures for some of the dances. Earlier state (?) of engraving on p. 256 inserted between p. 202 and . The engravings are by Leone Pallavicini after designs by G. M. della Rovere. Available ...
- Contributor: G. Bordone - Negri, Cesare - Della Rovere, Giovanni Mauro - Pallavicini, Leone - Lessing J. Rosenwald Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1604
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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 Biography. Book. print | 10 p.l., 370,  p. illus. (incl. ports.) 25 cm. | Title within engraved architectural border ornamented with vignettes of instrumentalists, a portrait of the author, etc. Head- and tailpieces; initials. The illustrations consist of 10 full-page engravings by Giacomo Franco; 8 of them, figures of dancers, occur from 2 to 7 times each. Part 2 has special half-title: Della ...
- Contributor: Presso Il Muschio - Caroso, Fabritio - Franco, Giacomo
- Date: 1600
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