Book/Printed Material 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 Treatis of chorography / Art of dancing country dances after a new character

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Title
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
Other Title
Treatis of chorography
Art of dancing country dances after a new character
Contributor Names
Feuillet, Raoul-Auger -- 1659 or 60-1710
Created / Published
Sold by I. Walsh & P. Randall ... I. Hare ... I. Culen ... & by ye author ..., London, 1710, monographic.
Subject Headings
-  Country-dance -- Handbooks, manuals, etc -- Early works to 1800
-  Country-dances -- 17th century
-  Dance notation
-  Dance Instruction and Technical Manuals
-  Notation for Dance
-  Music for Dance
Genre
book
Notes
-  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 master. (statement of responsibility)
-  Engraved throughout.
-  Translation of: Recueil de contredances mises en chorégraphie.
-  Dances written in notation: p. 25-88. Those by John Essex are listed in: Forrester, F.S. Ballet in England, 554.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)
Form
print
electronic resource
remote
Extent
[4], 88 p. : diagrams, music ; 15 cm. (8vo)
Repository
Music Division
Library of Congress Control Number
81480220
Online Format
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Description
Book. print | [4], 88 p. : diagrams, music ; 15 cm. (8vo) | 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 master. (Statement Of Responsibility). Engraved throughout. Translation of: Recueil de contredances mises en chorégraphie. Dances written in notation: p. 25-88. Those by John Essex are listed in: Forrester, F.S. Ballet in England, 554. 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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Chicago citation style:

Feuillet, Raoul-Auger. 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. Sold by I. Walsh & P. Randall ... I. Hare ... I. Culen ... & by ye author ..., London, monographic, 1710. Image. https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/81480220/.

APA citation style:

Feuillet, R. (1710) 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. Sold by I. Walsh & P. Randall ... I. Hare ... I. Culen ... & by ye author ..., London, monographic. [Image] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://0-www.loc.gov.oasys.lib.oxy.edu/item/81480220/.

MLA citation style:

Feuillet, Raoul-Auger. 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. Sold by I. Walsh & P. Randall ... I. Hare ... I. Culen ... & by ye author ..., London, monographic, 1710. Image. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/81480220/>.