Book/Printed Material Le répertoire des bals, ou Theorie-pratique des contredanses, décrites d'une maniere aisée avec des figures démonstratives pour les pouvoir danser facilement, auxquelles on a ajouté les airs notés Theorie-pratique des contredanses

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Le répertoire des bals, ou Theorie-pratique des contredanses, décrites d'une maniere aisée avec des figures démonstratives pour les pouvoir danser facilement, auxquelles on a ajouté les airs notés
Other Title
Theorie-pratique des contredanses
Contributor Names
La Cuisse -- Sr. de -- 18th cent
Created / Published
A Paris : Cailleau [etc.], 1762-<1765 >
Subject Headings
-  Country dancing--Handbooks, manuals, etc.--Early works to 1800
-  Country-dances (Music)
-  Dance Instruction and Technical Manuals
-  Notation for Dance
-  Music for Dance
Notes
-  Engraved throughout; line borders.
-  Imprint varies.
-  Vol. 1 is in 2 parts. The second part has special t.-p.: Suite du Répertoire des bals, ou recueil de contredanses. Par le s. de La Cuisse. Paris, Melle Castagnery, 1762. The same title occurs in v. 2-3, following the special t.-p. indicated below.
-  Vols. 2-3 have title: Suite du Répertoire des bals, ou II.eme [-3.e] volume du recueil des airs et figures des meilleures et plus nouvelles contredanses ...
-  The dances are in <18 > "cahiers" or <100 > "feuilles," each dance constituting a "feuille" (with special t.-p., v. 2-3). These were issued both separately and in volumes.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images.
-  LC copy imperfect: pages 17-24 of v. 1 misplaced in binding.
-  LAC tnb 2019-07-03 update (2 cards)
Medium
3 v. : front. (v. 2) fold. plates, diagrs. ; 20 cm.
Form
print
electronic resource
remote
Extent
v. <1-3 > front. (v. 2) fold. plates, diagrs. 20 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
GV1590 .L3
Microfilm Music 5000 Item L-014, Reel 107 Micro film. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, [1983]. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. On reel with other titles.
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/musdi.213
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/muspre1800.100006
Library of Congress Control Number
12029698
Language
French
Online Format
image
Description
This is a bound collection of contredanses, figured group dances for four or more couples that were popular during the last half of the eighteenth century. Each dance is described on four pages: a title page that gives the name of the dance and its choreographer, a page of text describing the figure, a page showing the floor pattern of the dance, and a final page for the music.
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https://lccn.loc.gov/12029698
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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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La Cuisse. Le répertoire des bals, ou Theorie-pratique des contredanses, décrites d'une maniere aisée avec des figures démonstratives pour les pouvoir danser facilement, auxquelles on a ajouté les airs notés. [A Paris: Cailleau etc., -<1765 >, 1762] Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/12029698/.

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La Cuisse. (1762) Le répertoire des bals, ou Theorie-pratique des contredanses, décrites d'une maniere aisée avec des figures démonstratives pour les pouvoir danser facilement, auxquelles on a ajouté les airs notés. [A Paris: Cailleau etc., -<1765 >] [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/12029698/.

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La Cuisse. Le répertoire des bals, ou Theorie-pratique des contredanses, décrites d'une maniere aisée avec des figures démonstratives pour les pouvoir danser facilement, auxquelles on a ajouté les airs notés. [A Paris: Cailleau etc., -<1765 >, 1762] Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/12029698/>.

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