IRISH 19'th Century Dance

A Treatise on the THEORY and PRACTICE of DANCING
with an Appropriate Poem

James P. Cassidy, Professor of Dancing
Dublin: 1810

Library of Congress
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American Ballroom Companion: Dance Instruction Manuals

Original Copy

TABLE OF CONTENTS
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TO THE READER.
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CONTENTS. click here|click here

A TREATISE ON THE ART OF DANCING.

BOOK I. HISTORY AND THEORY OF DANCING.
CHAPTER I. On the Necessity of Exercise, &c.
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CHAPTER II. Definition and History of Dancing. click here|click here
CHAPTER III. Effects of Music on animate and inanimate Bodies. click here|click here|click here|click here
CHAPTER IV. Universality of Dancing among ancient and modern Nations. click here|click here|click here|click here|click here
CHAPTER V. Of the various Modes of Dancing among the Ancients. click here|click here|click here|click here|click here|click here
CHAPTER VI. Curious Anecdotes respecting the Art of Dancing. click here|click here|click here|click here|click here|click here|click here

BOOK II. PRACTICAL PART.
CHAPTER I. Steps, Positions and Attitudes. click here|click here|click here|click here|click here|click here|click here|click here|click here
CHAPTER II. Choice of Music, Bodily Defects, &c. remedied. click here|click here|click here|click here|click here|click here
CHAPTER III. On Graceful Movements. click here|click here|click here|click here|click here
CHAPTER IV. On the Deportment of the Body. click here|click here|click here|click here
CHAPTER V. On keeping exact time in Dancing. click here|click here|click here|click here|click here
CHAPTER VI. On the Connection between Music and Dancing, &c. click here|click here|click here|click here|click here
CHAPTER VII. Reflections on the Minuet, Reel and Country Dance. click here|click here|click here|click here|click here|click here
CHAPTER VIII. On Aukwardness and Affectations, as to the Deportment of the Body. click here|click here|click here|click here|click here
CHAPTER IX. On Graceful Movements in Bowing, Courtesying and Addressing. click here|click here|click here

A POEM ON THE ART OF DANCING.
CANTO I. click here|click here|click here|click here
CANTO II. click here|click here|click here|click here|click here|

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