The old English country dances: as performed at the court & nobilities balls
NamesBrandard, John, 1812-1863 (Lithographer)Cronin, J (Arranger)
Prints depicting dance
Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1840 - 1849 (Approximate)Place: LondonPublisher: D'Almaine
Library locationsJerome Robbins Dance DivisionShelf locator: *MGZFX Bra J Old 1
TopicsBallroom dancing -- England -- 18th centuryPiano music
GenresPrintsSheet music coversScores
NotesStatement of responsibility: arranged for the piano forte, by J. Cronin ; [illustration signed on stone] J. Brandard.Caption title.Content: Score contains sections titled: The triumph, The tank, The honey moon, Nancy Dawson, Miss Johnson, Fiddle fad, The fairy dance, May day, Speed the plough, Polly put the kettle on, The white cockade, Money musk, Nicks cotillion, The carpenter's daughter, Money in both pockets, England's welcome, If the heart of a man, Off she goes, Beggars opera, New May moon, Devil among the tailors, Drops of brandy, College hornpipe, Sir Roger de Coverley.Acquisition: Gift; Lillian Moore.
Physical DescriptionLithographsExtent: 1 print : lithograph, b&w ; 34 x 25 cm., line border 21 x 20 cm. + music score (9 p.)
DescriptionSheet music cover illustration depicting an eighteenth-century ball. Three well-dressed couples, each pair striking a different pose, possibly from an allemande, dance in an elegant ballroom lit by three chandeliers. At left, a group of musicians plays on an elevated stand. At right, a seated woman with a fan turns her head towards a man standing behind her, who offers her a posy.
Type of ResourceStill image
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 825074533Publisher's music plate number: 1769 : D'AlmaineNYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19758239Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5208f650-ead2-0133-1987-00505686a51c
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