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Title
An essay for the further improvement of dancing, being a collection of figure dances, of several numbers, compos'd by the most eminent masters; describ'd in characters after the newest manner of Monsieur Feuillet
Contributor Names
Pemberton, E.
Created / Published
London : J. Walsh [etc.], 1711.
Subject Headings
-  Ballroom dancing--Handbooks, manuals, etc
-  Dance music
-  Dance Instruction and Technical Manuals
-  Notation for Dance
-  Music for Dance
Notes
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images.
Medium
5 p. l., 54 pl. (partly fold.) ; 26 x 19 cm.
Form
print
electronic resource
remote
Extent
5 p.l., 54 pl. (partly fold.) 26 x 19 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
MT950.A2 P45
Microfilm Music 5000 Item P-020, Reel 152 Microfilm. Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, [1983]. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. On reel with other titles.
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/musdi.134
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.music/muspre1800.100020
Library of Congress Control Number
11027714
Language
English
Online Format
image
Description
This is a collection of dances with music in Feuillet notation by numerous eighteenth-century dancing masters including Thomas Caverley, Anthony l'Abbee, Louis-Guillaume Pecour, and Josiah Priest. Designed for the young ladies of a boarding school, the collection includes country dances, "Borě," "Jigge," and several group dances including country dances and figured minuets.
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https://lccn.loc.gov/11027714
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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:

Pemberton, E. An essay for the further improvement of dancing, being a collection of figure dances, of several numbers, compos'd by the most eminent masters; describ'd in characters after the newest manner of Monsieur Feuillet. [London: J. Walsh etc, 1711] Image. https://www.loc.gov/item/11027714/.

APA citation style:

Pemberton, E. (1711) An essay for the further improvement of dancing, being a collection of figure dances, of several numbers, compos'd by the most eminent masters; describ'd in characters after the newest manner of Monsieur Feuillet. [London: J. Walsh etc] [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/11027714/.

MLA citation style:

Pemberton, E. An essay for the further improvement of dancing, being a collection of figure dances, of several numbers, compos'd by the most eminent masters; describ'd in characters after the newest manner of Monsieur Feuillet. [London: J. Walsh etc, 1711] Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/11027714/>.

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