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Book/Printed Material The scholars companion : containing a choice collection of cotillons & country-dances

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Title

  • The scholars companion : containing a choice collection of cotillons & country-dances

Summary

  • Although the title of this manual would indicate a collection of cotillons (figure dances usually performed by four couples), the dances are, in fact, English country dances, performed by a column of men facing a column of women. The collection includes directions for fifty English country dances.

Names

  • Fraisier, M. J. C.
  • American Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • Boston : Printed by D. Bowen, at the Columbian Museum Press, for the author, [1796?]

Headings

  • -  Country dancing--Handbooks, manuals, etc.--Early works to 1800
  • -  German (Dance)--Handbooks, manuals, etc.--Early works to 1800
  • -  Dance Instruction and Technical Manuals

Notes

  • -  Signatures: [A]⁴ B⁴.
  • -  The foot of the title-page is torn off, and the date as given above is supplied in pencil.
  • -  ESTC W4251
  • -  Evans 32146
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text.
  • -  LAC tnb 2019-07-03 no edits (1 card)
  • -  Recat. AACR2: vj39 05-18-00

Medium

  • 16 p. ; 16 cm. (8vo)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • GV1763 .F7
  • Microfilm 82/5855 (GV)

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 03008851

Online Format

  • image

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IIIF Presentation Manifest

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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:

Fraisier, M. J. C, and American Imprint Collection. The Scholars Companion: Containing a Choice Collection of Cotillons & Country-Dances. [Boston: Printed by D. Bowen, at the Columbian Museum Press, for the author, ?, 1796] Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/03008851/.

APA citation style:

Fraisier, M. J. C. & American Imprint Collection. (1796) The Scholars Companion: Containing a Choice Collection of Cotillons & Country-Dances. [Boston: Printed by D. Bowen, at the Columbian Museum Press, for the author, ?] [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/03008851/.

MLA citation style:

Fraisier, M. J. C, and American Imprint Collection. The Scholars Companion: Containing a Choice Collection of Cotillons & Country-Dances. [Boston: Printed by D. Bowen, at the Columbian Museum Press, for the author, ?, 1796] Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/03008851/>.