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Book/Printed Material La danse, la tenue, le maintien, l'hygiène & l'éducation, seul guide complet approuvé par l'Académie; renfermant 1,000 danses de tous les pays du monde pour salons, grands bals, sociétés, théâtre, concert, bals publics province & étranger (500 dessins et figures); 2,000 pas chorégraphiques avec théories et 1,800 figures explicatives de cotillon Traité de la danse

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Title

  • La danse, la tenue, le maintien, l'hygiène & l'éducation, seul guide complet approuvé par l'Académie; renfermant 1,000 danses de tous les pays du monde pour salons, grands bals, sociétés, théâtre, concert, bals publics province & étranger (500 dessins et figures); 2,000 pas chorégraphiques avec théories et 1,800 figures explicatives de cotillon

Other Title

  • Traité de la danse

Summary

  • Vol. 1: Similar in content ot the author's Traité de la danse, which was published in the 1870s, this is the fifty-fifth edition of a popular and massive work on dance. The volume begins with a history of dance, and continues with several sections devoted to etiquette, including etiquette of weddings and baptisms. A large collection of dances is included--the quadrille, polka, waltz, polka mazurka, schottisch, Boston--as well as dances less well known such as La Delannoyenne and Les Bons Valseurs D'Antar. Sprinkled within these dances are several that appear to have links with some dances of previous centuries, such as the pavan-valse, gavotte-valse, and govotte-polka.
  • Vol. 2: The work, as massive as the first volume, consists of an alphabetical list of dances, associations, dancers, and teachers. Some, such as the entry for Académie nationale, have short, dictionary-type definintions. Others, such as actual dances, are treated with extensive text. The entry for cotillon (also known as the German) is given a brief history and an astonishing 3,333 figures. Of special interest is Giraudet's expansive bibliography including journals that contain articles on dance. The volume also includes a list of officers for major dance associations, a list of stores that sell cotillon accessories, and a list of Giraudet's teaching repertory.

Names

  • Giraudet, Eugène, 1861-

Created / Published

  • Paris [1885?]-1900.

Headings

  • -  Dance
  • -  Dance Instruction and Technical Manuals

Notes

  • -  Vol. 1, "Cinquante-cinquième édition."
  • -  Vol. 2 has title: Traité de la danse ... Grammaire de la danse et du bon ton à travers le monde et les siècles depuis le singe jusqu'a nos jours. 6341 danses ou pas différents et articles de tous genres sur la danse ...
  • -  "Les professeurs de danse et leurs œuvres. Ma bibliothèque": v. 2, p. [509]-567.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text.

Medium

  • 2 v. illus., diagrs. 24 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • GV1751 .G5

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 47042118

Online Format

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Chicago citation style:

Giraudet, Eugène. La danse, la tenue, le maintien, l'hygiène & l'éducation, seul guide complet approuvé par l'Académie; renfermant 1,000 danses de tous les pays du monde pour salons, grands bals, sociétés, théâtre, concert, bals publics province & étranger 500 dessins et figures; 2,000 pas chorégraphiques avec théories et 1,800 figures explicatives de cotillon. [Paris ?-1900, 1885] Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/47042118/.

APA citation style:

Giraudet, E. (1885) La danse, la tenue, le maintien, l'hygiène & l'éducation, seul guide complet approuvé par l'Académie; renfermant 1,000 danses de tous les pays du monde pour salons, grands bals, sociétés, théâtre, concert, bals publics province & étranger 500 dessins et figures; 2,000 pas chorégraphiques avec théories et 1,800 figures explicatives de cotillon. [Paris ?-1900] [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/47042118/.

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Giraudet, Eugène. La danse, la tenue, le maintien, l'hygiène & l'éducation, seul guide complet approuvé par l'Académie; renfermant 1,000 danses de tous les pays du monde pour salons, grands bals, sociétés, théâtre, concert, bals publics province & étranger 500 dessins et figures; 2,000 pas chorégraphiques avec théories et 1,800 figures explicatives de cotillon. [Paris ?-1900, 1885] Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/47042118/>.