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Book/Printed Material Dancing and its relations to education and social life, with a new method of instruction, including a complete guide to the cotillion (German) with 250 figures Dancing

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Title

  • Dancing and its relations to education and social life, with a new method of instruction, including a complete guide to the cotillion (German) with 250 figures

Other Title

  • Dancing

Summary

  • Dancing master and composer Dodworth's manual was originally published in 1885 and "new and enlarged" editions were reissued in 1888, 1900, 1902, and 1905. In this manual, Dodworth gives his perspective on fifty years of changes in social dance. The book covers the galop, racket, waltz, knickerbocker, bows, quadrilles, the minuet, Virginia reel, and two hundred fifty figures for the German (also known as the cotillon). The manual also includes an illuminating chapter directed toward dance musicians.

Names

  • Dodworth, Allen

Created / Published

  • New York, London, Harper & Brothers, 1900.

Headings

  • -  Ballroom dancing--Handbooks, manuals, etc
  • -  German (Dance)--Handbooks, manuals, etc
  • -  Dance Instruction and Technical Manuals

Notes

  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text.

Medium

  • xxvi, 302 p. front. (port.) illus. 20 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • GV1751 .D62 1900

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 00002075

Online Format

  • image

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The accompanying videos were produced by the Library of Congress. Note Video Performers for additional credits for video performers.

Credit Line: Library of Congress, Music Division.

Video Performers

Performers for the October 1997 Great Hall event: Dancers

Members of The Jonquil Street Foundation, Inc. Ariane Anthony, Thomas Baird, Barbara Barr, Patricia Beaman, Christopher Caines, Charles Garth, James Martin, Maris Wolff. Musicians - members of The Library of Congress Centennial Cotillion Brass Band, Emerson Head and Robert Sheldon, Leaders (Members, Metro Washington D.C. Federation of Musicians Local 161-710, AFM.)

Performers for the Coolidge Auditorium clips: Dancers

Cheryl Stafford and Thomas Baird. Musicians - Boris Gurevitch (piano), Susan Manus (violin).

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Chicago citation style:

Dodworth, Allen. Dancing and its relations to education and social life, with a new method of instruction, including a complete guide to the cotillion German with 250 figures. New York, London, Harper & Brothers, 1900. Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/00002075/.

APA citation style:

Dodworth, A. (1900) Dancing and its relations to education and social life, with a new method of instruction, including a complete guide to the cotillion German with 250 figures. New York, London, Harper & Brothers. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/00002075/.

MLA citation style:

Dodworth, Allen. Dancing and its relations to education and social life, with a new method of instruction, including a complete guide to the cotillion German with 250 figures. New York, London, Harper & Brothers, 1900. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/00002075/>.