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Book/Printed Material Modern dancing: in the light of Scripture and facts

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Title

  • Modern dancing: in the light of Scripture and facts

Summary

  • This antidance tract was originally a sermon presented by the author in Maysville, Kentucky in 1849 and repeated in 1866. It was published as a circular in 1874 and revised in 1887. The arguments are typical of this genre of literature. The author concludes that, based on his interpretation of the Scriptures, dance is dangerous to health, piety, and usefulness.

Names

  • Gardner, William W., 1818-1894

Created / Published

  • Louisville, Ky., Baptist Book Concern, 1893.

Headings

  • -  Dance--Religious aspects--Christianity
  • -  Antidance Literature

Notes

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

Medium

  • v, 7-104 p. 19 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • GV1741 .G22

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 05039486

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:

Gardner, William W. Modern dancing: in the light of Scripture and facts. Louisville, Ky., Baptist Book Concern, 1893. Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/05039486/.

APA citation style:

Gardner, W. W. (1893) Modern dancing: in the light of Scripture and facts. Louisville, Ky., Baptist Book Concern. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/05039486/.

MLA citation style:

Gardner, William W. Modern dancing: in the light of Scripture and facts. Louisville, Ky., Baptist Book Concern, 1893. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/05039486/>.