Book/Printed Material The dancing master; or, Directions for dancing country dances with the tunes to each dance, for the treble-violin Directions for dancing country dances

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Title

  • The dancing master; or, Directions for dancing country dances with the tunes to each dance, for the treble-violin

Other Title

  • Directions for dancing country dances

Created / Published

  • Printed by J. Heptinstall, for H. Playford, London], 1698, monographic.

Headings

  • -  Dance -- England -- Handbooks, manuals, etc -- Early works to 1800
  • -  Country-dances
  • -  Violin music
  • -  Dance Instruction and Technical Manuals
  • -  Notation for Dance
  • -  Music for Dance

Genre

  • book

Notes

  • -  Vol. 2, 2d ed., has imprint: Printed for H. Playford, 1698.
  • -  First ed. published 1651 [i.e. 1650] under title: The English dancing-master.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

Form

  • print
  • electronic resource
  • remote

Extent

  • 2 v. in 1. 11 x 20 cm.

Repository

  • Music Division

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 11030463

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:

The dancing master; or, Directions for dancing country dances with the tunes to each dance, for the treble-violin. [Printed by J. Heptinstall, for H. Playford, London, monographic, 1698] Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/11030463/.

APA citation style:

(1698) The dancing master; or, Directions for dancing country dances with the tunes to each dance, for the treble-violin. [Printed by J. Heptinstall, for H. Playford, London, monographic] [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/11030463/.

MLA citation style:

The dancing master; or, Directions for dancing country dances with the tunes to each dance, for the treble-violin. [Printed by J. Heptinstall, for H. Playford, London, monographic, 1698] Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/11030463/>.