The Prince of Wales's first set of fashionable quadrilles: founded upon the most popular Welch [sic] melodies, as played and danced at Her Majesty's and the nobilities balls, promenade concerts &c

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Title
The Prince of Wales's first set of fashionable quadrilles: founded upon the most popular Welch [sic] melodies, as played and danced at Her Majesty's and the nobilities balls, promenade concerts &c
Names
Jones, T. H. (Artist)
McEwen, Jas. (Composer)
Collection

Prints depicting dance

Theatrical dancers, singly or in pairs

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1830 - 1839 (Approximate)
Place: London
Publisher: J. Duncombe
Library locations
Jerome Robbins Dance Division
Shelf locator: *MGZFX Jon T Pri 1
Topics
Quadrille (Dance)
Piano music
Quadrilles
Genres
Prints
Sheet music covers
Scores
Notes
Statement of responsibility: arranged & partly composed for the piano forte by Jas. McEwen ; [illustration signed on stone] T.H. Jones fec.
Caption title.
The Prince of Wales's motto "Ich dien" appears above the image.
Content: Score includes sections titled: March, Sir Watkin William Wynnes delight, Cynwyd, The rising of the lark, Ap Shenkin.
Content: Score includes descriptions (in French and English) of the dance figures Le Pantalon, L'Été, La Poule, Le Pastourelle, and Le Finale.
Physical Description
Etchings
Extent: 1 print : etching, aquatint, b&w ; 32 x 25 cm., plate mark 27 x 20 cm. + music score (5 p.)
Description
Sheet music cover illustration depicting a ball. The scene is apparently a nineteenth-century vision of ancient British times, with a pair of bearded harpists providing the musical accompaniment. The costumes and setting may have been inspired by an actual stage production at Her Majesty's Theatre.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 825075458
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19758238
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fbe1e950-88f9-0134-db74-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1830: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Prince of Wales's first set of fashionable quadrilles" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1830 - 1839. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/253daa10-8cbb-0134-53ab-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. "The Prince of Wales's first set of fashionable quadrilles" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 14, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/253daa10-8cbb-0134-53ab-00505686a51c

APA Format

Jerome Robbins Dance Division, The New York Public Library. (1830 - 1839). The Prince of Wales's first set of fashionable quadrilles Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/253daa10-8cbb-0134-53ab-00505686a51c

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The Prince of Wales's first set of fashionable quadrilles