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Il ballarino di M. Fabritio Caroso da Sermoneta, diuiso in due trattati; nel primo de' quali si dimostra la diuersità de i nomi, che si danno à gli atti; & mouimenti, che interuengons ne i balli: & con molte regole si dichiara come debbano farsi. Nel secondo s'insegnano diuerse sorti di balli, & balletti sì all' vso d'Italia, come à quello di Francia, & Spagna. Ornato di molte figure. Et con l'intauolatura di liuto nella sonata di ciascun ballo, & il soprano della musica alla maggior parte di essi. Opera nuouamente mandata in luce ...

Il ballarino di M. Fabritio Caroso da Sermoneta, diuiso in due trattat...

This manual is one of the most important documents detailing late-Renaissance Italian court dance. Dancing master Fabritio Caroso (died 1605) describes fifty-four steps, provides rules for style and etiquette, ... more

Nobiltà di dame del sr. Fabritio Caroso da Sermoneta, libro, altra volta, chiamato Il ballarino. Nuouamente dal proprio auttore corretto, ampliato di nuoui balli, di belle regole, & alla perfetta theorica ridotto: con le creanze necessarie à caualieri, e dame. Aggiontoui il basso, & il soprano della musica: & con l'intauolatura del liuto à ciascun ballo. Ornato di vaghe & bellissime figure in rame ...

Nobiltà di dame del sr. Fabritio Caroso da Sermoneta, libro, altra vol...

In this significant manual detailing late-Renaissance Italian court dance, dancing master Caroso redefines and, in some cases, corrects information found in his first treatise, Il ballarino (1581). The manual g... 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

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 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

Méthode pour exercer l'oreille a la mesure, dans l'art de la danse.

Méthode pour exercer l'oreille a la mesure, dans l'art de la danse.

In part one of this treatise, Bacquoy-Guédon (fl. 1780) presents a short history of dance as well as arguments in favor of dancing. The focus of this section is devoted to performance of contredanses and minue... more

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 ... /

The code of Terpsichore : the art of dancing, comprising its theory an...

This is one of several books written by Italian dancer, choreographer, and writer Blasis (1803-1878). It covers the history and theory of dance, pantomime, the composition of ballets, and contains a section dev... more

Grammar of the art of dancing, theoretical and practical; lessons in the arts of dancing and dance writing (choregraphy) with drawings, musical examples, choregraphic symbols, and special music scores, translated from the German of Friedrich Albert Zorn... edited by Alfonso Josephs Sheafe ...

Grammar of the art of dancing, theoretical and practical; lessons in t...

The first edition of Zorn's book was published in Leipzig in 1887 under the title Grammatik der Tanzkunst; later it was translated into English and Russian. Through text and Zorn's innovative dance notation sys... more

Rinnce na h-Éireann : a simplified work on the performance of the dances of Ireland.

Rinnce na h-Éireann : a simplified work on the performance of the dan...

First published in 1902, the work was suggested by a member of the New York Philo-Celtic Society. The discusion includes music, steps, and instructions for reels, "High Caul Cap," four-hand jig, and "Rinnce Fada."

Umbrellas to mend

Umbrellas to mend

Coupling date: 3/26/1918. Cutout date: 8/21/1925. On label: one-step. With (reverse side): Johnson "jazz" blues / Frisco Jazz Band.

Night time in Little Italy

Night time in Little Italy

Coupling date: 1/17/1919. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: fox trot. With (reverse side): Dry town blues / Lou Chiha "Friscoe."

Second Hungarian rhapsodie, part I

Second Hungarian rhapsodie, part I

Coupling date: 11/22/1919. Cutout date: 10/31/1929. On label: piano solo. With (reverse side): Second Hungarian rhapsodie, pt. II / Sergei Rachmaninoff.

Arouser

Arouser

Location also known as now Texas A&M University-Kingsville Venue: Under grandstand of college stadium, A.&.I. College Textual transcription of "Arouser," performed under grandstand of college stadium, A.&.I. Co... more

Sugar Lump

Sugar Lump

Location also known as now Texas A&M University- Kingsville Venue: Under grandstand of college stadium, A.&I. College Textual transcription of "Sugar Lump," performed under grandstand of college stadium, A.&I. ... more

Irish Trot

Irish Trot

Location also known as now Texas A&M University- Kingsville Venue: Under grandstand of college stadium, A.&I. College Textual transcription of "Irish Trot," performed under grandstand of college stadium, A.&I. ... more

Miller, The

Miller, The

Location also known as now Texas A&M University- Kingsville Venue: Under grandstand of college stadium, A.&I. College Textual transcription of "Miller, The," performed under grandstand of college stadium, A.&I.... more

Old Dan Tucker

Old Dan Tucker

Location also known as now Texas A&M University- Kingsville Venue: Under grandstand of college stadium, A.&I. College Textual transcription of "Old Dan Tucker," performed under grandstand of college stadium, A.... more

Four in the Middle

Four in the Middle

Venue: Under grandstand of college stadium, A.&I. College Location also known as now Texas A&M University - Kingsville Textual transcription of "Four in the Middle," performed under grandstand of college stadiu... more

Gents Go Center

Gents Go Center

Collector's genre note: "square-dance song" Location also known as now Texas A&M University- Kingsville Venue: Under grandstand of college stadium, A.&I. College Textual transcription of "Gents Go Center," perf... more

Ceily

Ceily

Location also known as now Texas A&M University-Kingsville Venue: Under grandstand of college stadium, A.&I. College Textual transcription of "Ceily," performed under grandstand of college stadium, A.&I. Colleg... more

Dance Music, Harmony Included in Curriculum

Dance Music, Harmony Included in Curriculum

In: "Dance Music, Harmony Included in Curriculum," Down Beat 14, no. 14 (July 2, 1947):6. (contents) Used with permission from Ed Enright, Editor, Down Beat magazine, 102 North Haven Road, Elmhurst, IL 60126-33... more

 Members of the U.S. Pacific Fleet Band perform dance music at the 235th Navy Birthday Ball. Sailors and guests from throughout Hawaii celebrated the Navy's birthday at the Hilton Hawaiian Village.

Members of the U.S. Pacific Fleet Band perform dance music at the 235...

HONOLULU (Oct. 16, 2010) Members of the U.S. Pacific Fleet Band perform dance music at the 235th Navy Birthday Ball. Sailors and guests from throughout Hawaii celebrated the Navy's birthday at the Hilton Hawaii... more

Il ballarino di M. Fabritio Caroso da Sermoneta, diuiso in due trattati nel primo de' quali si dimostra la diuersità de i nomi, che si danno à gli atti; & mouimenti, che interuengons ne i balli: & con molte regole si dichiara come debbano farsi. Nel secondo s'insegnano diuerse sorti di balli, & balletti sì all' vso d'Italia, come à quello di Francia, & Spagna. Ornato di molte figure. Et con l'intauolatura di liuto nella sonata di ciascun ballo, & il soprano della musica alla maggior parte di essi. Opera nuouamente mandata in luce

Il ballarino di M. Fabritio Caroso da Sermoneta, diuiso in due trattat...

Head- and tail-pieces; initials. Vol. 2 has title: Trattato secondo del Ballarino ... nel quale s'insegnano varie sorti di balletti, cascarde, tordiglione, passo e mezo, pauaniglia, canario, & gagliarde all' vs... more

Nobiltà di dame del sr. Fabritio Caroso da Sermoneta libro, altra volta, chiamato Il ballarino. Nuouamente dal proprio auttore corretto, ampliato di nuoui balli, di belle regole, & alla perfetta theorica ridotto: con le creanze necessarie à caualieri, e dame. Aggiontoui il basso, & il soprano della musica: & con l'intauolatura del liuto à ciascun ballo. Ornato di vaghe & bellissime figure in rame

Nobiltà di dame del sr. Fabritio Caroso da Sermoneta libro, altra volt...

Title within engraved architectural border ornamented with vignettes of instrumentalists, a portrait of the author, etc. Head- and tailpieces; initials. The illustrations consist of 10 full-page engravings by G... more

Nvove inventioni di balli opera vaghissima nella quale si danno i giusti modi del ben portar la vita, et di accommodarsi con ogni leggiadria di movimento alle creanze et gratie d'amore. Convenevoli a tutti i cavalieri, & dame, per ogni sorte di ballo, balletto, & brando d'Italia, di Spagna & di Francia. Con figure ... in rame et regole della musica et intavolatura quali si richieggono al suono et al canto. Divisa in tre trattati

Nvove inventioni di balli opera vaghissima nella quale si danno i gius...

Running title: Le gratie d'amore, the title under which the work was first published in 1602. Includes lute tablatures for some of the dances. Earlier state (?) of engraving on p. 256 inserted between p. 202 an... more

Libro de cifra de vihuela manuscrito espanol de principio del siglo XVIII

Libro de cifra de vihuela manuscrito espanol de principio del siglo XV...

Manuscript (late 17 th century). Title from verso of last leaf. A collection of compositions for vihuela, consisting chiefly of dances, and marches of Spanish and French origin, but including also a number of r... more

Synopsis musicae, or, The musical Inventory being a collection of the choicest and newest ayres, jiggs, borees, alemands, gavots, entries, round O's, horn pipes, rumpet-tunes and Scotch tunes, for the recorder or flute to which are added several new songs and catches compos'd by the most able masters

Synopsis musicae, or, The musical Inventory being a collection of the ...

The only composer mentioned by name is James Hart, 1647-1718. Not in British Museum nor mentioned by Christopher Welch in his Six lectures on the recorder.

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

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

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 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 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

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

Méthode pour exercer l'oreille a la mesure dans l'art de la danse

Méthode pour exercer l'oreille a la mesure dans l'art de la danse

Par M. Bacquoy-Guédon ... (statement of responsibility) "Seconde partie, contenant des airs de différens mouvemens, pour exercer l'oreille à la mesure, dans le menuet & dans la contre-danse," with special t.-p.... more

Speed the plough

Speed the plough

Followed by Speed the plough; dance music for piano.

No. 4. Francis's ball room assistant

No. 4. Francis's ball room assistant

Caption title. For piano. Includes Quadrill or Double Cotillion for piano.

Six Favorite German Waltzen

Six Favorite German Waltzen

Staff notation. (language)

A collection of new cotillions for the piano-forte

A collection of new cotillions for the piano-forte

Cover title. Includes dance instructions on the bottom of each page. At head of title: George Gilfert's Piano Forte Warehouse. Staff notation. (language) The unknown -- The zephir -- Maria Antoinette -- La Rich... more

A Collection of Country Dances and Cotillions arranged for the piano forte ; never before published, to be continued monthley

A Collection of Country Dances and Cotillions arranged for the piano f...

Includes choreographic notes in English following each song. Staff notation. (language) No. 1: the Italien Monfrina -- No. 2: Return from a Cruise -- No. 3: Caro Dolce -- No. 4: Mother Goose -- No. 5: Calabria ... more

The African dance

The African dance

For piano. LC Copy 2 wanting, missing the Rondo. Staff notation. (language) The African dance -- Aria in the brazen mask -- Rondo.

Admired cottillions for balls and private parties with new figures : first sett

Admired cottillions for balls and private parties with new figures : f...

For piano. Staff notation. (language) Fitz James -- Columbus -- The cauliflower -- The Circassian -- The sociable -- The Campbells are comin'.

Forty thieves Woodman; arranged

Forty thieves Woodman; arranged

Caption title. For piano and medium voice. Includes Dance of Naiads.

Forty thieves Woodman; arranged

Forty thieves Woodman; arranged

Caption title. For piano and medium voice. Includes Dance of Naiads.

Country Dances and Cotillions no. 3

Country Dances and Cotillions no. 3

Includes choreographic notes in English following each song. Staff notation. (language) No.17: Prime or Six in a Coach -- No. 18: The Lads of Ayr -- No. 19: Verona -- No. 20: Circassian Dance -- No. 21: The Cot... more

Country Dances and Cotillions no. 4

Country Dances and Cotillions no. 4

Includes choreographic notes in English following each song. Staff notation. (language) No. 26: Voulez vous Danser Mademoiselle -- No. 27: Lady Burdett -- No. 28: The Comet -- No. 29: The Favourite Guarache Dan... more

Shawl dance

Shawl dance

Staff notation. (language)

The Peace Walz

The Peace Walz

Staff notation. (language)

Panharmonicon March

Panharmonicon March

Includes 'La Pantalon Waltz' at end. Staff notation. (language)

The Waterman a dance

The Waterman a dance

For solo piano. Copy incomplete.

John of Paris. Selections; arranged

John of Paris. Selections; arranged

Originally for orchestra; arranged for piano. Title from caption. Staff notation. (language)

Two dances

Two dances

Caption title. For piano. Mrs. Burke's dance -- Dance of the shaking Quakers.

Earl Moira's welcome to Scotland, or County of London's strathspey

Earl Moira's welcome to Scotland, or County of London's strathspey

Traditional tune arranged for piano. "Gift 1904, Lewis J. Davis"--Back cover stamp. Staff notation. (language)

Come haste to the wedding a dance

Come haste to the wedding a dance

Caption title. For piano. Includes Russian Dance.

Naval dance

Naval dance

Caption title. For piano.

The Caledonian hunt a Scotch dance

The Caledonian hunt a Scotch dance

For piano. Caption title. Staff notation. (language)

Vierzehn Tänze für Klavier

Vierzehn Tänze für Klavier

Title from cover. Holograph, signed. In ink. 8 dances for piano solo and 6 dances for piano, four hands, composed between 1816 and 1824. Cf. J & J Lubrano catalog. At end: Zelisz 1824 July. Purchase; J & J Lubr... more

Caravane's march No. 3 ; Morgiana dance with tamborene : No. 4

Caravane's march No. 3 ; Morgiana dance with tamborene : No. 4

For piano. Caption title. Staff notation. (language)