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Dance

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = CW

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

A Burmese Dance, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/2520
Scope and Contents Photograph of a group of Burmese women performing a dance in a courtyard with a group of men and musicians sitting and standing to the right hand side in the early 20th century.
Dates: 1870s-1930s

'A Collection of New Ball and Stage Dances, etc., writ down by F. Le Rousseau, dancing-master, 1720', with music and diagrams of figures, 1720

 Item
Identifier: La.III.673
Scope and Contents Collection of Ball and Stage Dances, written down by the French dance master, F. Le Rousseau. This work follows in the great tradition of French dancing, which was modelled after the examples set by M. Feuillet and M. Pecour. The notation and distribution of dances through books such this were encouraged by the popular dances held in the court of Louis XIV. Following the death of Louis XIV, noble men and women were still known to be influential patrons of dance and there remained a high demand...
Dates: 1720

Dance, 1919-1961

 Sub-Series — Box CLX-A-1626: Series Coll-1972/2
Identifier: Coll-1972/2/2
Scope and Contents This section contains the following textbooks: Cecil J. Sharp, Sword Dances of Northern England, part I, II, and III (London: Novello and Company), undated. Two copies of Part I. Cecil J. Sharp, Herbert C. MacIlwaine, The Morris Book, Part II, 2nd ed. (London: Novello and Company, 1919) Theodore and Elfleida...
Dates: 1919-1961

Exhibition photographs taken by Matt Laver, Second half of the 20th century

 Series — Box CLX-A-760: Series Coll-67/71
Identifier: Coll-67/71
Scope and Contents This series is composed of 10 black and white exhibition photographs taken by Matt Laver, photographer, Edinburgh. They feature: costume and dance; Wole Soyinka; Julius Nyerere; Jackson Hlungwani; an Adzido dance workshop; a spirit talk; Kinsi Abdulleh; a Lamu snake dance; Lorna and Jenny; and Mara.
Dates: Second half of the 20th century

Fragment of a song beginning 'Cnamh do chir chaor lom', 1901

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW110/20
Scope and Contents Fragment of a song beginning 'Cnamh do chir chaor lom' probably collected on the Isle of Barra [Barraigh]. Only three lines of the song are given. The text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 1901

Fragment of a song entitled 'Eireireadh', October 1892

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW126f/59
Scope and Contents Fragment of a song entitled 'Eireireadh' [eararadh or seeking] beginning 'Tha chuile te cho togarrach', S i togail ris na balachain' sung while dancing and referring to the beating of corn to take off the awn.
Dates: October 1892

Fragment of a song entitled 'Port Tigh Ramsay', 1901

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW110/17
Scope and Contents Fragment of a song entitled 'Port Tigh Ramsay' probably collected on the Isle of Barra [Barraigh] beginning 'An rud a bh-aig an t straigeir / saighdear'. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 1901