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Book/Printed Material Trattato teorico-prattico di ballo

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  • Trattato teorico-prattico di ballo


  • Magri, Gennaro -- fl. 1779

Created / Published

  • V. Orsino, Napoli, 1779, monographic.


  • -  Dance -- Handbooks, manuals, etc -- Early works to 1800
  • -  Dance music -- History and criticism
  • -  Dance Instruction and Technical Manuals
  • -  Theatrical Dance
  • -  Notation for Dance
  • -  Music for Dance
  • -  Italy -- Naples


  • biography
  • book


  • -  di Gennaro Magri ... (statement of responsibility)
  • -  The engraved plates consist of diagrammed dances, most with accompanying dance music, which was composed by Magri, De Dominicis, Di Gennaro, Giuliano, A. Montoro, F. Piombanti, G. Rava, Sangro di S. Severo, and Scotti.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)


  • print
  • electronic resource
  • remote


  • 2 v. in 1. 22 pl. (part fold.) 22 cm.


  • Music Division

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:

Magri, Gennaro. Trattato Teorico-Prattico DI Ballo. V. Orsino, Napoli, monographic, 1779. Image.

APA citation style:

Magri, G. (1779) Trattato Teorico-Prattico DI Ballo. V. Orsino, Napoli, monographic. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Magri, Gennaro. Trattato Teorico-Prattico DI Ballo. V. Orsino, Napoli, monographic, 1779. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.