Book/Printed Material 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

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Title
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
Contributor Names
Wilson, Thomas -- dancing master
Created / Published
Printed by W. Calvert, to be had to Mr. Dutton [etc.], London, 1808, monographic.
Subject Headings
-  Country-dance -- England -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
-  Dance Instruction and Technical Manuals
-  Notation for Dance
Genre
book
Notes
-  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 physical form)
Form
print
electronic resource
remote
Extent
12 p.l., xix, 139 p. incl. front., 1 illus., diagrs. 16 cm.
Repository
Music Division
Library of Congress Control Number
42049716
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image
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Book. print | 12 p.l., xix, 139 p. incl. front., 1 illus., diagrs. 16 cm. | 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 Physical Form). Print (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form).
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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:

Wilson, Thomas. 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. [Printed by W. Calvert, to be had to Mr. Dutton etc., London, monographic, 1808] Image. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/42049716/.

APA citation style:

Wilson, T. (1808) 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. [Printed by W. Calvert, to be had to Mr. Dutton etc., London, monographic] [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/42049716/.

MLA citation style:

Wilson, Thomas. 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. [Printed by W. Calvert, to be had to Mr. Dutton etc., London, monographic, 1808] Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/42049716/>.