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Orchesographie. Et traicte en forme de dialogve, par leqvel tovtes personnes pevvent facilement apprendre & practiquer l'honneste exercice des dances.

Orchesographie. Et traicte en forme de dialogve, par leqvel tovtes per...

Written by a French cleric, Jehan Tabourot, in the form of a dialogue between a dancing master and his student and originally published in 1588, this manual is an important tool in the understanding of late six... more

Per. receüil [sic] de danses de bal pour l'année 1703.

Per. receüil [sic] de danses de bal pour l'année 1703.

This treatise contains two duets choreographed by French dancer and choreographer Guillaume-Louis Pecour (c. 1653-1729) and notated in the eighteenth-century notation system first published by Raoul-Auger Feuil... more

Recüeil de dances contenant un tres grand nombres, des meillieures entrées de ballet de Mr. Pecour, tant pour homme que pour femmes, dont la plus grande partie ont été dancées à l'Opera.

Recüeil de dances contenant un tres grand nombres, des meillieures ent...

This treatise includes six solo dances for women; eight for men; and seventeen duets for a man and a woman, two women, or two men, all choreographed by French dancer and choreographer, Guillaume-Louis Pecour (c... more

A collection of ball-dances perform'd at court: viz. the Richmond, the roundeau, the rigadoon, the favourite, the Spanheim, and the Britannia.

A collection of ball-dances perform'd at court: viz. the Richmond, the...

Dancer, teacher, and theoretician John Weaver (1673-1760) compiled this important collection of choreographies by Mr. Isaac. With melodies composed by James Paisible, the collection contains six ballroom dances... more

The royal Portuguez : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's birth day 1709 /

The royal Portuguez : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's bir...

This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet notation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-c. 1720) to music composed by James Paisible (d. 1721). The fifteen couplet dan... more

The royall gailliarde : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's birth day 1710 /

The royall gailliarde : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's b...

This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet notation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-c. 1720) to music composed by James Paisible (d. 1721). The fifteen couplet dan... more

The rigadoon royal : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1711 /

The rigadoon royal : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth...

This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet notation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-c. 1720) to music composed by James Paisible (d. 1721). The eight couplet dance... more

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.

An essay for the further improvement of dancing; being a collection of...

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 ... more

The royal Ann : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1712 /

The royal Ann : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day ...

This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet notation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-c. 1720) to music composed by James Paisible (d. 1721). The eight couplet dance... more

The Pastorall : Mr. Issac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1713 /

The Pastorall : Mr. Issac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day ...

This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet natation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-c. 1720) to music composted by James Paisible (d. 1721). The fourteen couplet d... more

The Godolphin : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1714 /

The Godolphin : Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day ...

This ballroom dance for one couple, preserved in Feuillet notation, was choreographed by English dancing master Mr. Isaac (c. 1640-c. 1720) to music composed by James Paisible (d. 1721). The five couplet dance ... more

Abbregé de la nouvelle methode, dans l'art d'écrire ou de traçer toutes sortes de danses de ville ...

Abbregé de la nouvelle methode, dans l'art d'écrire ou de traçer toute...

The first part of this manual discusses performance of various steps including demi coupé, coupé, bourée, chassé, and pirouette. Through the use of text and tables, Rameau also provides discussion on an imp... more

Abbregé de la nouvelle methode, dans l'art d'écrire ou de traçer toutes sortes de danses de ville ...

Abbregé de la nouvelle methode, dans l'art d'écrire ou de traçer toute...

The first part of this manual discusses performance of various steps including demi coupé, coupé, bourée, chassé, and pirouette. Through the use of text and tables, Rameau also provides discussion on an imp... more

Receuil danglaise : arrangees avec leurs traits telle quel se danse, ché la Reine /

Receuil danglaise : arrangees avec leurs traits telle quel se danse, c...

This is a collection of nine English country dances with directions for the figures and appropriate music for a treble instrument. The English country dance was imported into France during the early eighteenth-... more

Le répertoire des bals, ou Theorie-pratique des contredanses, décrites d'une maniere aisée avec des figures démonstratives pour les pouvoir danser facilement, auxquelles on a ajouté les airs notés.

Le répertoire des bals, ou Theorie-pratique des contredanses, décrites...

This is a bound collection of contredanses, figured group dances for four or more couples that were popular during the last half of the eighteenth century. Each dance is described on four pages: a title page th... more

Traité sur l'art de la danse, dédié á Monsieur Gardel, l'ainé ...

Traité sur l'art de la danse, dédié á Monsieur Gardel, l'ainé ...

This instructional manual describes Baroque dance steps and their correlation with music using the notation system published by Raoul-Auger Feuillet in 1700. Additionally, the manual contains information on the... more

The quadrille and cotillion panorama, or, Treatise on quadrille dancing, in two parts: with an explanation, in French and English, of all the quadrille & cotillion figures generally adopted, as described by diagrams on the plate,

The quadrille and cotillion panorama, or, Treatise on quadrille dancin...

Originally published c. 1818, this second edition of 1822 contains an opening three-color-fold-out and nine plates. In this treatise, Wilson analyzes the figures and components of the quadrille--a figured ballr... more

An analysis of country dancing: wherein are displayed all the figures ever used in country dances, in a way so easy and familiar, that persons of the meanest capacity may in a short time acquire (without the aid of a master) a complete knowledge of that rational and polite amusement. To which are added, instructions for dancing some entire new reels; together with the rules, regulations, and complete etiquette of the ball room.

An analysis of country dancing: wherein are displayed all the figures ...

This is the first of several books published by Wilson on the subject of English country dancing. Performed as a series of figures by a column of men facing a column of women, the English country dance was one ... more

An analysis of country dancing, wherein all the figures used in that polite amusement are rendered familiar by engraved lines. Containing also, directions for composing almost any number of figures to one tune, with some entire new reels; together with the complete etiquette of the ball-room.

An analysis of country dancing, wherein all the figures used in that p...

Designed for "those who possess no knowledge whatsoever of country-dancing," the manual uses text, tables, and color-coded diagrams to explain the figures for English country dances. Performed as a series of fi... more

The complete system of English country dancing, containing all the figures ever used in English country dancing, with a variety of new figures, and new reels ...

The complete system of English country dancing, containing all the fig...

Originally published in 1808 and expanded in 1811 under the title An analysis of country dancing, this edition borrows extensively from earlier editions. As with earlier editions, the figures for English count... more

Letters on dancing, reducing this elegant and healthful exercise to easy scientific principles ...

Letters on dancing, reducing this elegant and healthful exercise to ea...

This manual is considered one of the most important discussions regarding the style and steps of early Romantic ballet. A dancer and dancing master, Théleur (née Taylor; fl. c. 1817-c. 1844), wrote his manual... more

Powell's art of dancing; or, Dancing made easy. For the use of schools.

Powell's art of dancing; or, Dancing made easy. For the use of schools...

In an attempt to inspire his readers who were located far from the United States' urban, eastern cultural centers, Powell notes that dance "has not improved, except in the larger cities." Of primary interest is... more

The royal ball-room guide and etiquette of the drawing-room, containing the newest and most elegant dances and a short history of dancing.

The royal ball-room guide and etiquette of the drawing-room, containin...

Like other nineteenth-century dance manuals, this is a compilation of earlier writings. The book provides a short history of dance, positions of the feet, a glossary of French terms, and suggestions for giving ... more

Leitfaden für den Tanz- & Körperbildungs-Unterricht, mit Anleitungen über den gesellschaftlichen Verkehr. 14 Tafeln mit 118 figürlichen und choregraphischen Darstellungen.

Leitfaden für den Tanz- & Körperbildungs-Unterricht, mit Anleitungen...

This manual opens with a brief history of dance and continues with descriptions of feet positions, and figures for quadrilles and "La Polonaise" (also known as the grand march). Round dances such as schottisch,... more

Cotillion figures,

Cotillion figures,

Red and black diagrams are utilized to show the floor patterns of more than twenty figures for the cotillon (also known as the German), a series of party game figures performed to music and an important staple ... more

Social dancing of to-day,

Social dancing of to-day,

This is one of the most valuable dance manuals for the study of social dance practices during the ragtime era. The manual is enhanced by twenty six photographs of several important exhibition dance teams (for e... more

Balli di ieri e balli d'oggi.

Balli di ieri e balli d'oggi.

This manual utilizes line drawings, foot patterns, and photographs to describe numerous dances. Part one includes the waltz, polka mazurka, cotillion figures, quadrilles and two step. The costumes on the figure... more

Orchesographie Et traicte en forme de dialogve, par leqvel tovtes personnes pevvent facilement apprendre & practiquer l'honneste exercice des dances

Orchesographie Et traicte en forme de dialogve, par leqvel tovtes pers...

Par Thoinot Arbeau demeurant à Lengres. (statement of responsibility) Contains music. Thoinot Arbeau is an anagram for Jehan Tabourot. "Extraict du priuilege" is dated "Novembre 1588." Inscribed in gold on fly-... more

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

The dancing master; or, Directions for dancing country dances with the...

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 pag... more

Contredanses; description des figures, plan des figures

Contredanses; description des figures, plan des figures

LC v. 1 has spine title: Les plaisirs de l'Arquebuse; v. 2 has spine title: Recueil de danses. LC v. 4 not available at time of cataloging. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile p... more

Per. receüil sic de danses de bal pour l'année 1703

Per. receüil sic de danses de bal pour l'année 1703

De la composition de M. Pecour, et mis au jour par M. Feüillet ... (statement of responsibility) Full-page diagrams; at head of each diagram, the tune for the dance figure is represented. "Airs de danses conten... more

Recüeil de dances contenant un tres grand nombres, des meillieures entrées de ballet de Mr. Pecour, tant pour homme que pour femmes, dont la plus grande partie ont été dancées à l'Opera

Recüeil de dances contenant un tres grand nombres, des meillieures ent...

Recüeillies et mises au jour par Mr. Feüillet ... (statement of responsibility) Engraved throughout. "Airs des dances contenuës en ce recüeil, qui sert de table à ce volume": 16 p. at end. Available also throug... more

Recüeil de contredances mises en chorégraphie d'une maniére si aisée, que toutes personnes peuvent facilement les apprendre, sans le secours d'aucun maître et même sans avoir en aucune connoissance de la chorégraphie

Recüeil de contredances mises en chorégraphie d'une maniére si aisée, ...

Par Mr. Feuillet ... (statement of responsibility) Engraved throughout. Contains music. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

A collection of ball-dances perform'd at court viz. the Richmond, the roundeau, the rigadoon, the favourite, the Spanheim, and the Britannia

A collection of ball-dances perform'd at court viz. the Richmond, the ...

All compos'd by Mr. Isaac, and writ down in characters, by John Weaver, dancing-master. (statement of responsibility) Plates contain diagrams of dance figures; at head of each diagram, the tune for the dance fi... more

The royal Portuguez Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's birth day 1709

The royal Portuguez Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's birth...

the tune by Mr. Paisible ; engraven in characters & figurs [sic] for the use of masters writ by Mr. de la Garde ... and revis'd by the author ... (statement of responsibility) LC copy imperfect: 12th couplet su... more

The princess Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day ; engraven in characters & figures for the use of masters

The princess Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day ; e...

"The princess by Mr. Isack"--Leaf [2]. LC copy imperfect: t.p. wanting. Title supplied from Catalogue of printed music in the British Library to 1980. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ... more

For the furthur improvement of dancing, A treatis of chorography or ye art of dancing country dances after a new character in which the figures, steps & manner of performing are describ'd, & ye rules demonstrated in an easie method adapted to the meanest capacity

For the furthur improvement of dancing, A treatis of chorography or ye...

translated from the French of Monsr Feuillet, and improv'd wth. many additions, all fairly engrav'd on copper plates, and a new collection of country dances describ'd in ye same character by Iohn Essex, dancing... more

The royall gailliarde Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's birth day 1710

The royall gailliarde Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's bir...

the tune by Mr. Paisible ; engraven in characters & figures for the use of ma[ste]rs writt [sic] by Mr. de la Garde ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as f... more

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

An essay for the further improvement of dancing being a collection of ...

By E. Pemberton. To which is added, three single dances, viz. a chacone by Mr. Isaac, a passacaille by Mr. L'Abbe, and a jig by Mr. Pecour ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of... more

The rigadoon royal Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1711

The rigadoon royal Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth d...

engraven in characters & figures for the use of masters writ by Mr. de la Garde, dancing master ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images... more

The royall Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's birth day 1711

The royall Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's birth day 1711

LC copy imperfect: t.p. wanting. Title supplied from Catalogue of printed music in the British Library to 1980. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

The royal Ann Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1712

The royal Ann Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 17...

the tune by Mr. Paisible ; engraven in characters & figures for the use of masters ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (additional... more

The Northumberland Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day ; engraven in characters & figures for the use of masters

The Northumberland Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth d...

LC copy imperfect: t.p. wanting. Title supplied from the British Museum Catalogue of printed music, 1487-1800. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

The Pastorall Mr. Issac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1713

The Pastorall Mr. Issac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 17...

the tune by Mr. Paisible ; engraven in characters and figures for the use of masters writ by Mr. Pemberton ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile ... more

The Godolphin Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1714

The Godolphin Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 17...

the tune by Mr. Paisible ; engraven in characters & figures for the use of masters writ by Mr. Pemberton ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile pa... more

The friendship Mr. Isaac's new dance for the year 1715

The friendship Mr. Isaac's new dance for the year 1715

the tune by Mr. Paisible ; engraven in characters & figures for the use of masters writ by Mr. Pemberton ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile pa... more

Orchesography; or, The art of dancing by characters and demonstrative figures Wherein the whole art is explain'd; with compleat tables of all steps us'd in dancing, and rules for the motions of the arms, &c. Whereby any person (who understands dancing) may of himself learn all manner of dances

Orchesography; or, The art of dancing by characters and demonstrative ...

Being an exact and just translation from the French of Monsieur Feuillet. By John Weaver, dancing master. (statement of responsibility) Engraved throughout. The Rigadoon, the Louver, and the Brittagne, by Mr. I... more

Abbregé de la nouvelle methode, dans l'art d'écrire ou de traçer toutes sortes de danses de ville

Abbregé de la nouvelle methode, dans l'art d'écrire ou de traçer toute...

mise au jour par le Sr. Rameau ... Ouvrage très utile pour toutes personnes qui ont sçu ou qui apprennent à danser, puis que par le secour de ce livre, on peut se remettre facilement dans toutes les danses que ... more

The dancing-master; or, Directions for dancing country-dances with the tunes to each dance, for the treble-violin. Vol. the 2d

The dancing-master; or, Directions for dancing country-dances with the...

First ed. published 1650 by John Playford under title: The English dancing-master. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

Trattato del ballo nobile

Trattato del ballo nobile

di Giambatista Dufort, indirizzato all' eccellenza delle signore dame, e de' signori cavalieri napoletani. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page... more

Arte de danzar a la francesa adornado con quarenta figuras, que enseñan el modo de hacer todos los diferentes passos de la danza del minuete, con todas sus reglas, y de conducir los brazos en cada passo: Y en quatro figuras, el modo de danzar los tres passapies. Tambien estàn escritos en solfa, para que qualquier musico los sepa tañer

Arte de danzar a la francesa adornado con quarenta figuras, que enseña...

Su autor Pablo Minguet e Irol ... Añadido en esta tercera impression todos los passos, ò movimientos del danzar à la española ... (statement of responsibility) Contains music. Available also through the Library... more

Receuil danglaise arrangees avec leurs traits telle quel se danse, ché la Reine

Receuil danglaise arrangees avec leurs traits telle quel se danse, ché...

mis au jour par M[onsieu]r Landrin, m[ai]tre de danse ét compositeur des traits des contre-danse. (statement of responsibility) Engraved throughout. Chainlines vertical; no watermark found. Signatures: [1]¡ chi... more

Le répertoire des bals ou Theorie-pratique des contredanses, décrites d'une maniere aisée avec des figures démonstratives pour les pouvoir danser facilement, auxquelles on a ajouté les airs notés

Le répertoire des bals ou Theorie-pratique des contredanses, décrites ...

Par le sr. de La Cuisse ... (statement of responsibility) Engraved throughout; line borders. Imprint varies. Vol. 1 is in 2 parts. The second part has special t.-p.: Suite du Répertoire des bals, ou recueil de ... more

Traité sur l'art de la danse dédié á Monsieur Gardel, l'ainé

Traité sur l'art de la danse dédié á Monsieur Gardel, l'ainé

Par M. Malpied. (statement of responsibility) Engr. t-p. and text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

Erweiterung der Kunst nach der Chorographie zu tanzen, Tänze zu erfinden, und aufzusetzen wie auch Anweisung zu verschiedenen National-Tänzen; als zu Englischen, Deutschen, Schwäbischen, Pohlnischen, Hannak- Masur- Kosak- und Hungarischen; mit Kupfern; nebst einer Anzahl Englischer Tänze

Erweiterung der Kunst nach der Chorographie zu tanzen, Tänze zu erfind...

Von C. J. v. Feldtenstein. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

Trattato teorico-prattico di ballo

Trattato teorico-prattico di ballo

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. Monto... more

The quadrille and cotillion panorama or, Treatise on quadrille dancing, in two parts: with an explanation, in French and English, of all the quadrille & cotillion figures generally adopted, as described by diagrams on the plate

The quadrille and cotillion panorama or, Treatise on quadrille dancing...

by Thomas Wilson ... (statement of responsibility) Paged continuously. Added t.-p., engraved: The quadrille and cotillion panorama. 2d ed., with the addition of nine designs, to illustrate the performance of th... more

An analysis of country dancing wherein are displayed all the figures ever used in country dances, in a way so easy and familiar, that persons of the meanest capacity may in a short time acquire (without the aid of a master) a complete knowledge of that rational and polite amusement. To which are added, instructions for dancing some entire new reels; together with the rules, regulations, and complete etiquette of the ball room

An analysis of country dancing wherein are displayed all the figures e...

By T. Wilson ... Embellished and illustrated with engravings on wood, by J. Berryman. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (additional ... more

An analysis of country dancing wherein all the figures used in that polite amusement are rendered familiar by engraved lines. Containing also, directions for composing almost any number of figures to one tune, with some entire new reels; together with the complete etiquette of the ball-room

An analysis of country dancing wherein all the figures used in that po...

By T. Wilson ... Illustrated with engravings on wood by J. Berryman. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional phy... more

The complete system of English country dancing containing all the figures ever used in English country dancing, with a variety of new figures, and new reels

The complete system of English country dancing containing all the figu...

By Thomas Wilson ... (statement of responsibility) Contains music. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

Letters on dancing reducing this elegant and healthful exercise to easy scientific principles

Letters on dancing reducing this elegant and healthful exercise to eas...

By E. A. Théleur ... Illustrated by twenty-four copper-plate engravings, by Stewart, Halpin, Hicks and Read ... (statement of responsibility) 4 leaves of music not included in paging. Available also through the... more

Powell's art of dancing or, Dancing made easy. For the use of schools

Powell's art of dancing or, Dancing made easy. For the use of schools

By R. Powell ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional physical form)

Leitfaden für den Tanz- & Körperbildungs-Unterricht mit Anleitungen über den gesellschaftlichen Verkehr. 14 Tafeln mit 118 figürlichen und choregraphischen Darstellungen

Leitfaden für den Tanz- & Körperbildungs-Unterricht mit Anleitungen üb...

Bearbeitet von J. R. Bosshardt-Strübi ... (statement of responsibility) Plates vii-x wanting. "I. Abteilung. Der gesellschaftliche Tanz" has special t.-p. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site... more

Cotillion figures

Cotillion figures

by Joel H. Watkins. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

Social dancing of to-day

Social dancing of to-day

demonstrated by Mr. John Murray Anderson; with text, twenty-nine diagrams and fifty-two illustrations from photographs by Troy and Margaret West Kinney. (statement of responsibility) Reprinted with slight chang... more

Dances of to-day

Dances of to-day

by Albert W. Newman ... an expert's full directions, with illustrations and diagrams, for learning or teaching the tango, hesitation, one-step, Boston, maxixe and all other modern dances. (statement of responsi... more

Handbook of ball-room dancing

Handbook of ball-room dancing

by Paymaster-Commander A. M. Cree, R.N., with an introduction by George Grossmith; illustrated with diagrams. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile p... more

Basses danses dites de Marguerite d'Autriche (Ms. 9085 aus dem Besitz der Bibliothèque royale Albert Ier, Bruxelles) vollständige Faksimile-Ausgabe im Originalformat der Handschrift

Basses danses dites de Marguerite d'Autriche (Ms. 9085 aus dem Besitz ...

Full-color facsimile of the anonymous 15th century dance notebook. Title from inside of lower cover. "Die Verkaufsauflage dieser Faksimile-Ausgabe ist auf 500 arabisch (1-500) numerierte Exemplare limitiert. Zu... more

Orchesographie Et traicte en forme de dialogve, par leqvel tovtes personnes pevvent facilement apprendre & practiquer l'honneste exercice des dances

Orchesographie Et traicte en forme de dialogve, par leqvel tovtes pers...

Par Thoinot Arbeau demeurant à Lengres. (statement of responsibility) Contains music. Thoinot Arbeau is an anagram for Jehan Tabourot. "Extraict du priuilege" is dated "Novembre 1588." Inscribed in gold on fly-... more

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

The dancing master; or, Directions for dancing country dances with the...

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 pag... more

Contredanses; description des figures, plan des figures

Contredanses; description des figures, plan des figures

LC v. 1 has spine title: Les plaisirs de l'Arquebuse; v. 2 has spine title: Recueil de danses. LC v. 4 not available at time of cataloging. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile p... more

Per. receüil sic de danses de bal pour l'année 1703

Per. receüil sic de danses de bal pour l'année 1703

De la composition de M. Pecour, et mis au jour par M. Feüillet ... (statement of responsibility) Full-page diagrams; at head of each diagram, the tune for the dance figure is represented. "Airs de danses conten... more

Recüeil de dances contenant un tres grand nombres, des meillieures entrées de ballet de Mr. Pecour, tant pour homme que pour femmes, dont la plus grande partie ont été dancées à l'Opera

Recüeil de dances contenant un tres grand nombres, des meillieures ent...

Recüeillies et mises au jour par Mr. Feüillet ... (statement of responsibility) Engraved throughout. "Airs des dances contenuës en ce recüeil, qui sert de table à ce volume": 16 p. at end. Available also throug... more

Recüeil de contredances mises en chorégraphie d'une maniére si aisée, que toutes personnes peuvent facilement les apprendre, sans le secours d'aucun maître et même sans avoir en aucune connoissance de la chorégraphie

Recüeil de contredances mises en chorégraphie d'une maniére si aisée, ...

Par Mr. Feuillet ... (statement of responsibility) Engraved throughout. Contains music. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

A collection of ball-dances perform'd at court viz. the Richmond, the roundeau, the rigadoon, the favourite, the Spanheim, and the Britannia

A collection of ball-dances perform'd at court viz. the Richmond, the ...

All compos'd by Mr. Isaac, and writ down in characters, by John Weaver, dancing-master. (statement of responsibility) Plates contain diagrams of dance figures; at head of each diagram, the tune for the dance fi... more

The royal Portuguez Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's birth day 1709

The royal Portuguez Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's birth...

the tune by Mr. Paisible ; engraven in characters & figurs [sic] for the use of masters writ by Mr. de la Garde ... and revis'd by the author ... (statement of responsibility) LC copy imperfect: 12th couplet su... more

For the furthur improvement of dancing, A treatis of chorography or ye art of dancing country dances after a new character in which the figures, steps & manner of performing are describ'd, & ye rules demonstrated in an easie method adapted to the meanest capacity

For the furthur improvement of dancing, A treatis of chorography or ye...

translated from the French of Monsr Feuillet, and improv'd wth. many additions, all fairly engrav'd on copper plates, and a new collection of country dances describ'd in ye same character by Iohn Essex, dancing... more

The royall gailliarde Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's birth day 1710

The royall gailliarde Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's bir...

the tune by Mr. Paisible ; engraven in characters & figures for the use of ma[ste]rs writt [sic] by Mr. de la Garde ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as f... more

The princess Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day ; engraven in characters & figures for the use of masters

The princess Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day ; e...

"The princess by Mr. Isack"--Leaf [2]. LC copy imperfect: t.p. wanting. Title supplied from Catalogue of printed music in the British Library to 1980. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ... more

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

An essay for the further improvement of dancing being a collection of ...

By E. Pemberton. To which is added, three single dances, viz. a chacone by Mr. Isaac, a passacaille by Mr. L'Abbe, and a jig by Mr. Pecour ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of... more

The royall Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's birth day 1711

The royall Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majesty's birth day 1711

LC copy imperfect: t.p. wanting. Title supplied from Catalogue of printed music in the British Library to 1980. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

The rigadoon royal Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1711

The rigadoon royal Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth d...

engraven in characters & figures for the use of masters writ by Mr. de la Garde, dancing master ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images... more

The royal Ann Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1712

The royal Ann Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 17...

the tune by Mr. Paisible ; engraven in characters & figures for the use of masters ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (additional... more

The Northumberland Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day ; engraven in characters & figures for the use of masters

The Northumberland Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth d...

LC copy imperfect: t.p. wanting. Title supplied from the British Museum Catalogue of printed music, 1487-1800. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

The Pastorall Mr. Issac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1713

The Pastorall Mr. Issac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 17...

the tune by Mr. Paisible ; engraven in characters and figures for the use of masters writ by Mr. Pemberton ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile ... more

The Godolphin Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 1714

The Godolphin Mr. Isaac's new dance made for Her Majestys birth day 17...

the tune by Mr. Paisible ; engraven in characters & figures for the use of masters writ by Mr. Pemberton ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile pa... more

Orchesography; or, The art of dancing by characters and demonstrative figures Wherein the whole art is explain'd; with compleat tables of all steps us'd in dancing, and rules for the motions of the arms, &c. Whereby any person (who understands dancing) may of himself learn all manner of dances

Orchesography; or, The art of dancing by characters and demonstrative ...

Being an exact and just translation from the French of Monsieur Feuillet. By John Weaver, dancing master. (statement of responsibility) Engraved throughout. The Rigadoon, the Louver, and the Brittagne, by Mr. I... more

The friendship Mr. Isaac's new dance for the year 1715

The friendship Mr. Isaac's new dance for the year 1715

the tune by Mr. Paisible ; engraven in characters & figures for the use of masters writ by Mr. Pemberton ... (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile pa... more

Abbregé de la nouvelle methode, dans l'art d'écrire ou de traçer toutes sortes de danses de ville

Abbregé de la nouvelle methode, dans l'art d'écrire ou de traçer toute...

mise au jour par le Sr. Rameau ... Ouvrage très utile pour toutes personnes qui ont sçu ou qui apprennent à danser, puis que par le secour de ce livre, on peut se remettre facilement dans toutes les danses que ... more

The dancing-master; or, Directions for dancing country-dances with the tunes to each dance, for the treble-violin. Vol. the 2d

The dancing-master; or, Directions for dancing country-dances with the...

First ed. published 1650 by John Playford under title: The English dancing-master. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

Trattato del ballo nobile

Trattato del ballo nobile

di Giambatista Dufort, indirizzato all' eccellenza delle signore dame, e de' signori cavalieri napoletani. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page... more

Arte de danzar a la francesa adornado con quarenta figuras, que enseñan el modo de hacer todos los diferentes passos de la danza del minuete, con todas sus reglas, y de conducir los brazos en cada passo: Y en quatro figuras, el modo de danzar los tres passapies. Tambien estàn escritos en solfa, para que qualquier musico los sepa tañer

Arte de danzar a la francesa adornado con quarenta figuras, que enseña...

Su autor Pablo Minguet e Irol ... Añadido en esta tercera impression todos los passos, ò movimientos del danzar à la española ... (statement of responsibility) Contains music. Available also through the Library... more

Receuil danglaise arrangees avec leurs traits telle quel se danse, ché la Reine

Receuil danglaise arrangees avec leurs traits telle quel se danse, ché...

mis au jour par M[onsieu]r Landrin, m[ai]tre de danse ét compositeur des traits des contre-danse. (statement of responsibility) Engraved throughout. Chainlines vertical; no watermark found. Signatures: [1]¡ chi... more

Le répertoire des bals ou Theorie-pratique des contredanses, décrites d'une maniere aisée avec des figures démonstratives pour les pouvoir danser facilement, auxquelles on a ajouté les airs notés

Le répertoire des bals ou Theorie-pratique des contredanses, décrites ...

Par le sr. de La Cuisse ... (statement of responsibility) Engraved throughout; line borders. Imprint varies. Vol. 1 is in 2 parts. The second part has special t.-p.: Suite du Répertoire des bals, ou recueil de ... more

Traité sur l'art de la danse dédié á Monsieur Gardel, l'ainé

Traité sur l'art de la danse dédié á Monsieur Gardel, l'ainé

Par M. Malpied. (statement of responsibility) Engr. t-p. and text. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

Erweiterung der Kunst nach der Chorographie zu tanzen, Tänze zu erfinden, und aufzusetzen wie auch Anweisung zu verschiedenen National-Tänzen; als zu Englischen, Deutschen, Schwäbischen, Pohlnischen, Hannak- Masur- Kosak- und Hungarischen; mit Kupfern; nebst einer Anzahl Englischer Tänze

Erweiterung der Kunst nach der Chorographie zu tanzen, Tänze zu erfind...

Von C. J. v. Feldtenstein. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

Trattato teorico-prattico di ballo

Trattato teorico-prattico di ballo

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. Monto... more

The quadrille and cotillion panorama or, Treatise on quadrille dancing, in two parts: with an explanation, in French and English, of all the quadrille & cotillion figures generally adopted, as described by diagrams on the plate

The quadrille and cotillion panorama or, Treatise on quadrille dancing...

by Thomas Wilson ... (statement of responsibility) Paged continuously. Added t.-p., engraved: The quadrille and cotillion panorama. 2d ed., with the addition of nine designs, to illustrate the performance of th... more

An analysis of country dancing wherein are displayed all the figures ever used in country dances, in a way so easy and familiar, that persons of the meanest capacity may in a short time acquire (without the aid of a master) a complete knowledge of that rational and polite amusement. To which are added, instructions for dancing some entire new reels; together with the rules, regulations, and complete etiquette of the ball room

An analysis of country dancing wherein are displayed all the figures e...

By T. Wilson ... Embellished and illustrated with engravings on wood, by J. Berryman. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (additional ... more

An analysis of country dancing wherein all the figures used in that polite amusement are rendered familiar by engraved lines. Containing also, directions for composing almost any number of figures to one tune, with some entire new reels; together with the complete etiquette of the ball-room

An analysis of country dancing wherein all the figures used in that po...

By T. Wilson ... Illustrated with engravings on wood by J. Berryman. (statement of responsibility) Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images and full text. (additional phy... more

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