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The old English country dances: as performed at the court & nobilities balls

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Title
The old English country dances: as performed at the court & nobilities balls
Names
Brandard, John, 1812-1863 (Lithographer)
Cronin, J (Arranger)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1840 - 1849 (Approximate)
Place: London
Publisher: D'Almaine
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Bra J Old 1
Topics
Ballroom dancing -- England -- 18th century
Piano music
Genres
Prints
Sheet music covers
Scores
Notes
Statement 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 Description
Lithographs
Extent: 1 print : lithograph, b&w ; 34 x 25 cm., line border 21 x 20 cm. + music score (9 p.)
Description
Sheet 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 Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 825074533
Publisher's music plate number: 1769 : D'Almaine
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19758239
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5208f650-ead2-0133-1987-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1812: Creator Born
  • 1840: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1863: Creator Died
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The old English country dances" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1840 - 1849. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ba9a8970-ead8-0133-e7a7-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The old English country dances" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 10, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ba9a8970-ead8-0133-e7a7-00505686a51c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1840 - 1849). The old English country dances Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/ba9a8970-ead8-0133-e7a7-00505686a51c

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The old English country dances