Autore Weaver, John
Titolo Orchesography, or The Art of Dancing
Luogo di Pubblicazione London
Anno 1706
Editore Printed by H. Meere for the Author
Edizione I
Numero di Pagine in-4, 42
Paese di Pubblicazione GBR
Lingua di Pubblicazione ENG
Note

TITOLO COMPLETO: Orchesography, or The Art of Dancing, by Characters and Demonstrative Figures. Wherein The whole Art is explain'd; with compleat Tables of all Steps us'd in Dancing, and Rules for the Motion of the Arms, &c. Whereby Any Person (who understands Dancing) may of himself learn all manner of Dances. Being An Exact and Just Translation from the French of Monsieur Feuillet. By John Weaver, Dancing-Master.
EDITORE:
Printed by H. Meere, at the Black Fryar, in the Black Fryars, for the Author, and are to be Sold by P. Valliant, French Bookseller, near Catherine-Street, in the Strand.
Testo online: Gutenberg (Trascrizione)

Traduzione del testo di Raoul-Angier Feuillet, Chorégraphie, ou L'Art de décrire la Dance par caractères, figures et signes démonstratifs, Paris, L'Auteur, 1700 (vedi).

EDIZIONI SUCCESSIVE:
Seconda edizione: Orchesography or The Art of Dancing by Characters and Demonstrative Figures. Wherein The whole Art is explain'd; with compleat Tables of all Steps us'd in Dancing, and Rules for the Motions of the Arms, &c. Whereby Any Person (who understands Dancing) may of himself learn all manner of Dances. Being An Exact and Just Translation from the French of Monsieur Feuillet. By John Weaver, Dancing Master. The 2d. edition. N.B. To this Edition is added the Rigadoon, the Louver, & the Brittagne, in Characters, with the Contents, or Index; the whole Engraven: and likewise may be had where these are sold, 20 Dances in Character by Mr. Isaac, in one Vollume, London, Printed for & sold by Ino. Walsh, [1710? 1715?].
Testo online: Library of Congress

EDIZIONI RECENTI:
Ristampa della prima edizione: Farnborough, Gregg International Publishers, 1971. Comprende anche la prima edizione di A Small Treatise of Time and Cadence in Dancing del 1706 (vedi).

Il testo è incluso in: Ralph Richard, The Life and Works of John Weaver, New York, Dance Horizons; London, Dance Books, 1985, pp. 175-285. Il volume comprende una breve biografia di Weaver, uno studio delle sue produzioni teatrali, un esame critico delle sue pubblicazioni, e la riproduzione in facsimile di tutte le opere edite.


 

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