Book/Printed Material The art of dancing explained by reading and figures, whereby the manner of performing the steps is made easy by a new and familiar method: being the original work, first design'd in the year 1724, and now published by Kellom Tomlinson, dancing-master ... In two books. Art of dancing explain'd

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Title
The art of dancing explained by reading and figures, whereby the manner of performing the steps is made easy by a new and familiar method: being the original work, first design'd in the year 1724, and now published by Kellom Tomlinson, dancing-master ... In two books.
Other Title
Art of dancing explain'd
Contributor Names
Tomlinson, Kellom.
Created / Published
London : Printed for the author, 1735.
Subject Headings
-  Dance--Handbooks, manuals, etc
-  Minuet (Dance)--Handbooks, manuals, etc.--Early works to 1800
-  Dance Instruction and Technical Manuals
Genre
Bookplates (Provenance)--DLC
Notes
-  The frontispiece is dated 1754.
-  Many of the plates contain tunes for the dances which they illustrate.
-  ESTC T153182
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text.
-  LC Copy: Ex libris.
-  LAC ael 2021-06-17 no edits (1 card)
Medium
12 p.l., [3]-159, [1] p. : front. (port.) 37 pl. ; 30 x 23 cm.
Form
print
electronic resource
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Extent
12 p.l., [3]-159, [1] p. front. (port.) 37 pl. 30 x 23 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
MT950.A2 T6
Microfilm Music 5000 Item T-045, Reel 200 Microfilm. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, [1984]. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. On reel with other titles.
Library of Congress Control Number
20010870
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https://lccn.loc.gov/20010870
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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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Chicago citation style:

Tomlinson, Kellom. The art of dancing explained by reading and figures, whereby the manner of performing the steps is made easy by a new and familiar method: being the original work, first design'd in the year , and now published by Kellom Tomlinson, dancing-master ... In two books. London: Printed for the author, 1735. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/20010870/.

APA citation style:

Tomlinson, K. (1735) The art of dancing explained by reading and figures, whereby the manner of performing the steps is made easy by a new and familiar method: being the original work, first design'd in the year , and now published by Kellom Tomlinson, dancing-master ... In two books. London: Printed for the author. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/20010870/.

MLA citation style:

Tomlinson, Kellom. The art of dancing explained by reading and figures, whereby the manner of performing the steps is made easy by a new and familiar method: being the original work, first design'd in the year , and now published by Kellom Tomlinson, dancing-master ... In two books. London: Printed for the author, 1735. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/20010870/>.

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