Book/Printed Material [The code of Terpsichore The art of dancing, comprising its theory and practice, and a history of its rise and progress, from the earliest times Art of dancing

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Title
[The code of Terpsichore The art of dancing, comprising its theory and practice, and a history of its rise and progress, from the earliest times
Other Title
Art of dancing
Contributor Names
Blasis, Carlo -- 1803-1878
Created / Published
E. Bull, London, 1830], monographic.
Subject Headings
-  Dance -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
-  Dance -- History
-  Dance music
-  Piano music
-  Dance Instruction and Technical Manuals
-  Theatrical Dance
-  Music for Dance
Genre
catalog
book
Notes
-  by C. Blasis ... Translated under the author's immediate inspection by R. Barton] (statement of responsibility)
-  On spine: Code of Terpsichore. By C. Blasis ... With seventeen plates; illustrating upwards of sixty positions. With original quadrilles and waltzes. Arranged for the piano-forte.
-  Barton's English translation of Code complet de la danse, which was subsequently translated into French by Paul Vergnaud under title: Manuel complet de la danse.
-  "Programmes, containing examples of every species of ballets. Composed by C. Blasis": p. 259-484.
-  L.C. copy imperfect: t.-p. wanting; title supplied from the Catalogue of the Bibliothèque nationale.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)
Form
print
electronic resource
remote
Extent
vii p., 22 p. (music), [5]-548 p. 17 pl. 23 cm.
Repository
Music Division
Library of Congress Control Number
44016304
Online Format
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Catalog. Book. print | vii p., 22 p. (music), [5]-548 p. 17 pl. 23 cm. | by C. Blasis ... Translated under the author's immediate inspection by R. Barton] (Statement Of Responsibility). On spine: Code of Terpsichore. By C. Blasis ... With seventeen plates; illustrating upwards of sixty positions. With original quadrilles and waltzes. Arranged for the piano-forte. Barton's English translation of Code complet de la danse, which was subsequently translated into French by Paul Vergnaud under title: Manuel complet de la danse. "Programmes, containing examples of every species of ballets. Composed by C. Blasis": p. 259-484. L.C. copy imperfect: t.-p. wanting; title supplied from the Catalogue of the Bibliothèque nationale. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (Additional Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). JUL 24 1945
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Blasis, Carlo. [The code of Terpsichore The art of dancing, comprising its theory and practice, and a history of its rise and progress, from the earliest times]. [E. Bull, London, monographic, 1830] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/44016304/. (Accessed May 23, 2017.)

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Blasis, C. (1830) [The code of Terpsichore The art of dancing, comprising its theory and practice, and a history of its rise and progress, from the earliest times]. [E. Bull, London, monographic] [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/44016304/.

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Blasis, Carlo. [The code of Terpsichore The art of dancing, comprising its theory and practice, and a history of its rise and progress, from the earliest times]. [E. Bull, London, monographic, 1830] Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/44016304/>.