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  • [Dance notebook]


  • Asher, Solomon, 1840-1918
  • Asher, Sydney Solomon

Created / Published

  • ca. 1894-ca. 1936.


  • -  Asher, Solomon,--1840-1918
  • -  Dance notation
  • -  Dance teachers--United States--Biography


  • -  Accompanied by a biographical sketch of the author ([6] leaves (36 cm.), photocopy of typescript).
  • -  Following p. [16] (2nd group) are 33 unnumbered blank pages.
  • -  Gift of Lila Oliver Asher, 1988.
  • -  Holograph. Continued by the author's son, Sydney Solomon Asher.
  • -  Untitled; title devised from contents of the ms.
  • -  Cataloged as a manuscript: vj03 10-07-88.


  • 31, [16] p. : ill. ; 21 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • GV1785.A77 A3 1894

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 88203994

Online Format

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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:

Asher, Solomon, and Sydney Solomon Asher. Dance Notebook. ca. 1894-ca. 1936, 1894. Manuscript/Mixed Material.

APA citation style:

Asher, S. & Asher, S. S. (1894) Dance Notebook. ca. 1894-ca. 1936. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Asher, Solomon, and Sydney Solomon Asher. Dance Notebook. ca. 1894-ca. 1936, 1894. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.